Week in Review 2024 – 02/16

Up and Down I am up and down both figuratively and literally. The Senior Executive Director of Studio Operations (SEDOSO) took a tumble on some black ice. Although he was able to get himself upright, he will be “down” for several weeks. I am up and down caring for him. SAQA’s Conference SAQA’s annual conference… Continue reading Week in Review 2024 – 02/16

Week in Review 2024 – 02/02

Let’s Get Physical Let’s get physical. Quilting is an endurance sport. It takes physical and mental stamina. The older I get the more aware I am of just how important maintaining my body is to being able to work in my studio. So, I make it a point to work on my balance and stamina.… Continue reading Week in Review 2024 – 02/02

Week in Review 2024 – 01/26

Close Enough My mantra is close enough. It could be an aging/maturing thing. However, I am willing to embrace this philosophy as I exercise, work on learning Japanese and even in my artwork. There is something freeing about letting go. SAQA Spotlight Auction Lola is my quilt for SAQA’s Spotlight Auction. How am I letting… Continue reading Week in Review 2024 – 01/26

Week in Review 2022 – 12/30

Beginning to End In the beginning there is an idea. Where do my ideas and inspiration come from? Many artists answer that question “from nature.” I could say the same, but that is both accurate and inaccurate. My ideas are more like a nagging pebble in a shoe. I know I have hit on something… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 12/30

Week in Review 2022 – 12/23

Let the Celebration Begin Let’s celebrate all things big and small. It’s the season of light. If you live in the northern hemisphere, as I do, then you know the importance of bringing light into your life as we cope with the short days and long nights. If you are fortunate enough to live in… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 12/23

Week in Review 2022 – 09/16

Why Plan? Where should I focus my energy? The maxim failure to plan is planning to fail keeps running through my head. Why? I’m betwixt and between once more. One of the advantages of deadlines is they help to narrow down the choices. Nevertheless, I find myself second guessing myself. My tendency is to over… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 09/16

Week in Review 2022 – 09/09

I Need a Staff It takes a village to raise a child. It takes a staff to be a working artist. I am fortunate to have the following staff members on my team: A photographer A scientist Someone to hang my work A shipping and handling department A draftsman A carpenter And so many people… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 09/09