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Over and Out ... but not quite yet

Finally the last week of the semester has come!  And Lord knows I can’t wait for Friday to get here, but not for the reasons one might initially think.   701 more words


Knitting & Stitching Show 2018

This event in Harrogate, in November, has been on my calendar for years. I heard about it first when I was doing a day-a-week embroidery class at Northumberland College of Art & Design. 340 more words

Fast Forward

My final crit was last Wednesday, which also happened to be my 26th birthday.  All in all it was a beneficial and fruitful critique and a decent day.   628 more words


Q&A on CCAD's Website

Many thanks to my employer, CCAD (Columbus College of Art & Design), for running this Q&A about Nothing Has Been Done Before. I discuss how the book came to be, a trip to NYC in October 2016, my writing approach, and how the book has informed a course I teach, American Literature for the New Century. 10 more words


Ready for Thesis...

Ready for Thesis.

Ready for Thesis?

Both the same set of words, yet one obviously a statement and the latter a question.  Currently I am at the second and working towards the bold, strong, statement that is the first. 690 more words



Saturday started off really great.  I had a rugby game in Cincinnati (our biggest of the season and we won 10-0).  For those that don’t know rugby, a 10-0 score in an 80 minute game is pretty low scoring and can attest to the physicality and competition on both sides.   592 more words


Blue: A love affair

I’ve never been the kind of artist that uses art as a means to express personal emotion.  For years I photographed the female form because I was interested in the aesthetic of the abstraction of the body and creating interesting compositions through a photographic lens, but since I have been in graduate school it seems the content of my work has gone from aesthetic, formal observations, to emotional, personal content. 430 more words