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You might have wondered, did I fall off the face of the earth? Hence NOctober posts. After taking first prize at Metro Galleries in Bakersfield in September at Latination II …October was there, waiting for me…telling me to prepare for the Hwy 62 Art Tours, firing the kiln when ever possible and creating thirteen new…

HWY 62 Art Tours October 23rd and 24th

Hello All, This is my 9th year participating in the annual Hwy 62 Art Tours. It is a great pleasure this year to share my studio space with Mayah Martin who has influenced me when she reawakened the clay spirit in me and also reawakened the buddha nature and the breadth and depth of understanding…

Metro Galleries in Bakersfield is having an oPening

I entered a piece in the Latination II show. What a surprise to find my work posted on the website as a preView for the show. Honored and grateful. Thank you thank you, Metro Galleries. Love to see you all this Friday in Bakersfield for the Latination II show at Metro Galleries.

Piece going to the Latination Show in Bakersfield

I am excited about a new piece I have entered into the Latination Show in Bakersfield at The Metro Galleries. With all the oranges and fruit it must be an homage to the farm workers in California. Color is the place I have always connected with Latin culture as well as the music. The opportunity…

Summer mØsaic work∫hop in ∫anta ßarbara

Come join me for an exciting and SMASHING time in ∫anta ßarßara making a mosaic from all the broken pieces… Be guided and inspired with Perry’s experience and color sense… you’ll be ON your WAY !!! Only $150 for a two day workshop, lunch included on Saturday. Finished by noon on Sunday with a finished…

Fusing glass in µti£Å, hØndu®a∫

While in Utila, Honduras, Neil Keller oƒ Jade Seahorse inƒamy shared his knowledge and materials of glass as I proceeded to experiment and FUSE. Here are some of the better pieces of glass I fused in Utila.

New ßirds, £iZÅ®d∫ and ƒlØwe®∫ ƒrom c€ntral Åm€®i©a

Back from the tropics. From sweltering heat and humidity, gla∫∫ ƒu∫ing, brilliant colours, flowers, insects, lizards and birds we find ourselves back to the fog rolling ocean in ∫anta ßarbara… but wait, the ∫un is out!! I added new bird photographs to the bird set on flickR oƒ course iƒ you’d like to see the…

Desert Spring

There is no way to describe the diversity and expanse of wildlife and flora in this particular Spring. With the mild El Niño temperatures and all the rains, the desert is still a vast blooming eye pleaser. Varieties seldom seen have appeared in technicolour before our eyes. Desert Iguanas saunter along while Whiptails nervously stay…

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Mother Smith, took the entire family on a paradise cruise ship to Mexico this past weekend. We had a GREAT time, eating, laughing, drinking and shopping in Ensenada. Watch the slideshow of our trip on my flickr site.