Endangered Ark Opens Friday, May 19

A Call to Action for our endangered species here in Hawaii and around the world on Endangered Species Day. From 6 – 9 PM in the Chinatown Artists Lofts, Gallery Space #203, Ark of the Unicorns will be presenting, The Endangered Ark, a group art show featuring  artwork inspired by the gorgeous flora & faunaContinue reading “Endangered Ark Opens Friday, May 19”

My Pet Moss in the Hawaii Craftsmen Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition

This is my second year being juried into Hawaii Craftsmen Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition. This, it’s 49th year, was juried by Cindi Strauss of The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Thank You, Cindi! I had such fun putting together the piece, My Pet Moss. Having a great quantity and variety of green yarns from myContinue reading “My Pet Moss in the Hawaii Craftsmen Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition”

A Bit of Sunday Everything

Brought out the rainforest floor rug hooking aspect of the project and am happy with the fiber choices I made.   It didn’t take long for me to discover  the most essential tool for me to complete this Butterfly Rainforest:  A great To-Do List has been provided:  The flora and fauna are justContinue reading “A Bit of Sunday Everything”

Rainforest on the Move

Today’s jet lagged post will be a bit haphazard so just sit back and enjoy the eclectic pacing of my latest adventures:  Everything is still moving forward for me to begin my Artist Residency with Tanks Arts Centre in Cairns, Australia next month! The butterfly research and design work I have been doing for theseContinue reading “Rainforest on the Move”

Rainforest Butterfly: Flight Prep – Lots of Progress

Great progress has been made on various designs and the size of other pieces: Pink Flowered Evodia Tree base 12″of 22 Gauge Green Colored Copper Wire The original plan I had in mind to create the pink poofs of flowers for the pink flowered evodia, the preferred tree of the Ulysses Butterfly, was not the bestContinue reading “Rainforest Butterfly: Flight Prep – Lots of Progress”

Rainforest Butterflies: Flight Prep – Rug Hooking Elements

This week I’ll be exploring the various textile techniques in yarns and metals that I’m utilizing to create the Rainforest Butterflies art installation. There’s great fun for me in building this immersive piece, I love the multiple aspects; the different materials, all the different parts and all the different pieces that make it possible toContinue reading “Rainforest Butterflies: Flight Prep – Rug Hooking Elements”