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MY OWN LITTLE COMFORT BOX

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Just when I’ve managed to really wedge myself into my own little, comfort box, a client will come along and dangle a unique opportunity and out I come.  This was one of those projects.

Dr. Anna Vishart, lover of art and orchids, was looking for an interesting way to both deal with the succession of glass doors and windows throughout her new office, and bring a bit of design into the space (her new office was designed by my own talented mom). So, we landed on the idea of these beauties blooming as you walk through her practice.  Their lines work to soften the sleek, modernness and act as a calming breath when we all, inevitably get a bit tense in the dentist’s chair. Take a walk through here, or better yet, stop by in person to stand among them.

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MARIGOLDS, TO LEAD YOU HOME

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A long time overdue… these 6 friends were made for the Dia de los Muertos show LAST year. Ah yes, right on time. Marigolds to lead the way- might be one of the sweetest ways to honor the dead. Leading them home, to their family.

HARVESTING HOPE

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After a long absence…

I’m back. And I’ve been busy. One of the projects I’ve been working on is for one of my absolute favorite organizations in divine Providence, Southside Community Land Trust. They create tiny farms all throughout the city, teaching folks how to grow and take their goods to market. Their annual fundraiser, Harvesting Hope is tomorrow night and I have four drawings that will be auctioned off to help them keep up this green work. Each drawing is one of four pollinators: monarchs and swallowtails, hummingbird, bumble and honey bees, and blue and sunbirds. Little creatures that help feed us. And it just so happens that they are all breathtakingly beautiful, so how could I not draw them?? The best news is that you can bid onlinehere. Take a look and at the very least learn a little about SCLT.

MINI ART!

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blinkminishowIt’s been  an unusual year that has had me tied up in knots, but I’m back with tons of work, ready to post. Starting with  Mini Art at the Blink Gallery in Newport, RI. I have three (now down to 2 as one is already gone) mini originals in the show. It’s only up and available until January8th, so you should probably get in the car now.

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A LOVELY DAY FOR A SIDEWALK SALE

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Yesterday was just lovely. We spent the day on our favorite street with some really talented folks. I’m looking forward to the Providence Artisan markets this summer at Lippitt Park with a tent to trick out with a million paper flowers and driftwood.

FOXY FOXPOINT

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Spring has finally shown its face and with it came a flurry of activity. Collaborations, makers fairs, new ideas, and a Gallery Night hosting. This wacky, dysfunctional little town has such amazing and talented people doing fantastic things…it’s what keeps us from jacking up the house and rolling it into the sea. One place you can see some of our wonder is the Makers & Merchants Sidewalk Sale this Saturday on Wickenden Street. Come visit our tiny corner of the world- shop, eat, and wish you lived here too! (Chicken and Kiwi will be available in special mini sizes)

STRANGE LITTLE DINOSAURS

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A few more therapy birds… I love these strange little dinosaurs. The little kiwi has a fan club of his own,  I might make a few mini prints of him for the Wickenden Street fair coming up in April.

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MOLLUSCA

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This guy is part of a collaboration with my favorite print house, iolabs. Mollusca and Wood Slice are available to purchase as prints in their Curio shop. There is a second phase of this project coming soon that I am super excited about. For all those “does form-follow-function or does function-follow-form” types, stay tuned.

FRIZZLE

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frizzle_blogDo you have any idea how many ridiculous breeds of chickens there are??!