Middle of nowhere, CENTER of the universe mosaic shower installation.
Evening desert walk
What really matters to me. My evening walk in the desert with my dogs. Feet walking on the earth that has been untouched and unspoiled for thousands of years.. well almost.
NoVeMß€® is already here.
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…
2010… a new yea®
The first SEVENTEEN days of 2010 were spent in the desert, in wOnder valley smashing & breaking tiles and continuing work on the living room at the eL paseo residence. Lenore came out for a few days to help and earned the title of Butter Queen as she steadƒastly applied the mastic to the tiles…
Cone 5 new clay… New feet.
New mØsAi© workshop in the high desert… a®t, ßeauty, yOga..
A new workshop and a new look at RAVEN moSai©s Please click it and SEE more about a ßeaµtiƒul get-a-way to wOnder valley for yOga, mOsai©s and gOOd ƒood. Speaking of ƒood there has been a lot on my plate… HWY 62 Art Tours and new mosai©S, nEw pOst©ards, new photographs, new ceramics… and I…
Stµpa Dhøøpa †®aVel †emPle
The travel temple took it’s maiden voyage and all I can say is, “©osmic wheels” Doug and I have been wO®king hAr∂ on ge††ing the t®Avel †emple rea∂ie∂ fO® ßµ®ning mAn. We’®e hoping to pA®k on Lineage at 8’O©lo©k.
Newly grouted mosaic portal, with ganesh and buddha with birds. Handmade ceramic birds and buddhas, smalti, glass and tile.
High Desert test Site at the Wonder Valley Institute Contemptorary Art
Miracles?!?! Disappearing curators at the edge of nowhere in a cabin on the high side of the Sheep Hole Pass in wonderland… the crew shows up at the final hour… miracle. Wonder Valley Institute is living up to the name, WONDER. I must say that Chris Veit’s friends REALLY knocked themselves out hanging sheet rock…
double WORKSHOP madness … one HERE … one THERE …
The artist is pondering the idea of having the students help complete a part of the Tile House in the Wonder Valley workshop…
Gram Rabbit Plays Santa Barbara at Soho
WOW what the hell is wrong with me?!?!?!?!?! I’ve been so absorbed lately. I don’t know how I failed to mention that my fiancé and I went to see Gram Rabbit a local Joshua Tree band…here in Santa Barbara. WOW we had fun. We (Shirley, Jill, Doug, Christian and Madison) danced and a great time…
Rare desert mariposa lily.
This past weekend, my bml, or beautiful male lover, soon to be husband and I were at The Palms in Wonder Valley for the Wonder Valley Music Festival. We also got a chance to see the rare mariposa lily and witches hair (Cuscuta californica) a lovely firey orange parasite, in Joshua Tree National Park.