About My Drawings Primarily self-taught as an artist, my drawings reflect my evolving interests and ideas – from the influence of broad disciplines like architecture and design, to specific historical periods like the Bauhaus and Art Deco movements. I also find inspiration in the everyday […]
I usually start designing my holiday cards late summer/early fall. I’ve been preoccupied with other activities and decided to skip it this year. One of my preoccupations has been learning linocut. Then I thought, maybe I can meld the two. I designed the snowflake below […]
2017 2015 2014 At one time PInterest and Facebook were flooded with images and videos of bowling ball size ice balls. Fantastic patterns radiated from the center, and the colors were beautiful. The ice balls were made by filling water balloons, adding to each […]
Traveling by train from New York City to the Hudson Valley The pictures in this slideshow were taken Sunday, January 8, 2017 between 11:00am and 1:00pm on Metro-North’s Hudson Line. Snow had fallen the previous day so the branches, buildings, and bridges were covered in a […]
I start thinking about my holiday card around mid-summer. There are three stages to my process: design, engineering, production. By September I’m usually already experimenting with paper and other materials. (If I don’t have a final design by early October I’m in trouble.) Once I […]
Like many people, I’ve always loved looking at maps. The idea of taking invisible elements like property lines and borders and having them appear defined both confuses and amuses me. I started my map study with the two places closest to my heart, Chatham and Highland, NY. Above – map […]
Grow bean sprouts indoors year round There is nothing like growing your own food and growing your own sprouts is simple. All you need is a sprouter and a tiny bit of counter space. Sprouts give crunch and spice to sandwiches and salads, and they add a little […]
I’ve often thought about incorporating text into my designs, but it is only recently that this has begun to take shape. This piece, 9″x12″, was commissioned as an engagement gift for a lovely couple that I know well. The central feature is the engagement ring.