“Falling Tree” collage

This is the first tree and weave collage I made back in 2006. Since then I’ve created several similar collages, but always with fuller trees. So this one is just that much more unique! This collage also sparked my blank greeting card line, Paperie Flora. Although those cards a a bit laborious to create, I […]

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“Totem Tree” Progression

When you work on a matrix for printmaking, the general rule is to pull an impression every time you make a change to the plate. Even if you only add a line, for instance, it’s generally important to ink the plate, wipe it and run it through the press to see how it looks. Certainly […]

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“Totem Tree” etching and aquatint

My first drypoint, etching with aquatint post college. This became the beginning to my series of pseudo-mythical creatures I created as collagraphs. It will always have a soft spot in my heart. I felt so honored to have been selected to donate an impression of this to a fundraiser through the American Red Cross in […]

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“Spirit Vines” 2 Collagraphs

I will never forget when I pulled these two separate collagraphs off of the press. I showed a printmaking instructor, who was there managing the studio, and her response was, “what a world you are creating.” I loved that idea! It has stayed with me ever since. She was right too.  

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Feels Like Spring!

The sun was out all day and there were moments that felt so lovely. I am excited for bicycle rides and walks with my family outside! I created this tree collage last summer, when my daughter was a few months old. I, personally like the contemporary flair to some of the leaves. Do you?

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“Reflecting on Home” in Gratitude

“Who could be so lucky? Who comes to a lake for water and sees the reflection of the moon.” Rumi Feeling grateful this evening and moved by the above quote. What a wonderful way to appreciate the gifts of Nature. I created the original etching and aquatint, “Home” in my first printmaking course at Parsons […]

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a “Winter Tree” collage

With February (feeling as though it is) dragging on, I felt compelled to share one of my woven tree collages ~ “Winter Tree.”

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Rumi for a Birthday

This Rumi quote and my etching are posted today in honor of my husband’s birthday. He couldn’t be anymore supportive of me nor could we be anymore deeply connected. “Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond” Rumi

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