note to a friend

        “when creating, be kind to your doubt, hear it out, thank it for its concern, and reassure it that you are an artist, and risk is essential.” ~ Nayyirah Waheed        

transition

                        “I believe that all those signs from your past and all those feelings and memories certainly come together, often subconsciously, and form some kind of a fragmented narrative. Often you’re telling your own story but you may not even know it.”  ~ Todd Hido   autumn has been a strange mix of…

remnants

“I believe that photography is not about creation—it’s a process to evoke memory; to refresh something that already exists in our minds; something that is growing weak and abstract and needs to find expression…” ~ Quentin Shih                           There’s a pattern in my photography, one I have failed to see for so…

good stuff

spring finally arrived   and this happened My work is featured in the summer issue of Artful Blogging Magazine.  Whole lot of gratitude to Shawna Lemay for the writing prompt.  Her blog is always so thought provoking.   This beautiful publication, reads more like a book than a magazine and it’s chock full of wonderful inspiration.  Happy to be in the company of such…

cross-pollination

   of a different kind.. My son’s VLOG got me thinking about how we often develop a skill set in one area but end up using it in new and unexpected ways.  In life, in work and in our creative endeavors, our experiences are somehow all inter-connected. My talented friend, Linda Murtha, immediately came to mind as her work is a beautiful marriage of…