Category Archives: Mountain South

My Brain on Tyvek

I recently finished a couple of new hangings, to get back into practice cutting tyvek. Once I start cutting, I have trouble stopping. This seems to have less to do with finishing a project than the sheer pleasure I get … Continue reading

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Dark Edges

Here’s the first in a new series of paper cuts inspired by the fiction of Edgar Allan Poe : “The Gold Bug” narrates in black tyvek, acrylic ink, and metallic spray paint, the story of a beach-combing member of the … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Art Days

This was my summer for exhibiting in North Carolina, meaning I drove from our mountain home in Jonas Ridge to Hickory and to Chapel Hill for installations and a reception in late May and early June. To my relief, everything … Continue reading

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Woven Together

In preparation for an exhibit in North Carolina later this year, I’ve printed one design in several different colors to use like “fabric” in collages influenced by textiles. The designs on my husband Carl’s bouldering wall (below) were one source … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Dressmaker Comes to Visit

I mentioned in an earlier post that a dressmaker’s deal with the Devil is part of my next project. The dressmaker’s taking shape; here are a few images: My papier mache versions of the head and scissors are coming along. … Continue reading

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Commemorating the Life and Work of Flannery O’Connor at the College of Charleston

Please join members of the English Department at the College of Charleston for an evening of art and music commemorating the life and work of Flannery O’Connor! Date: Thursday, October 2, 2014 Place: Towell Library at the Cistern Time: 6:30 … Continue reading

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Becoming Southern Steampunk

I probably won’t post on this blog over the summer while new projects ferment, but before I go: My exhibit this spring at the North Charleston Arts Festival represents experimentation in printmaking (screen prints and collagraphs) and exploration of Appalachian … Continue reading

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