Category Archives: clay

Creating Free Art using; Intuition, Improvisation, Extemporization

When I found out about Free Art Friday Detroit, I knew I’d need to figure out a way to participate. One of the issues I had to overcome was finding something to contribute that would not be as vulnerable as … Continue reading

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Naked in the Art World?

This thought occurred to me today as I prepared to leave the house without a coat after days of shivering weather. Confidently leaving to walk the dogs, after hearing the predicted temperatures, I felt safely warmed by the afternoon sun. … Continue reading

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Seduced by Clay and Finding Inspiration

Viola Frey was quoted in 1970 when asked about working in clay; “I have made a record of what has been and what is. I have attempted to make a permanent whole of the transitory fragments I have seen around … Continue reading

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Shop Local For the Holidays, Made in Michigan Gifts

If you are looking for that old fashion Holiday feeling to warm the cockles of your heart,  you won’t be disappointed.  There won’t be any “doorbusters”.  What there will be is one of a kind gifts, hand crafted  by contemporary Michigan … Continue reading

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Serpents and Heroines Occupy Rivers Edge Gallery in the Dotte

Growing up in Southwest Detroit we learned at a very young age that everything can be reused. Every object has more than one life, more than one story to tell. My sculpture begins when I discover an object with a … Continue reading

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ArtWalk2011 at our West Huron Sculptors Studio in Ann Arbor, MI

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Faces

I’m trying to find my way back to posting on my blog again.  I saw this WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Faces, from September 16th and decided to post an image of some new heads I’ve started sculpting. I’m hoping it … Continue reading

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