Open Studio

Last weekend was the “Sheep to Shawl” event at the Willamette Heritage where I (and 10 other artists) am lucky enough to have studio space. We chose this moment to reopen studios…for the first time in two years. Since the last open studio I’ve moved to a bigger studio on the main floor, where many […]

Quiltopia!

This Friday and Saturday (November 5th and 6th) the Willamette Heritage Center (1313 SE Mill St SE) will be hosting Quiltopia, 2021. Like everything else, the popular annual exhibit was cancelled in 2020, but is back this year! Because my painting studio is part of the Studios at the Mill (at the Willamette Heritage Center) […]

October

Hi readers…it’s been two months since my last bulletin, and I’ll have to hustle to post this as October is about to become Hull birthday month, also known at November. I’ve been musing about why I rarely post on this blog anymore…the answer is Instagram. No narrative, just images…but the Snail Blog has provided me […]

Cayla Skillin-Brauchle at the HFMA

You only have until May 15th to go to the Hallie Ford Museum of Art to see “Cayla Skillin-Braucle: Locating”…work by Willamette faculty member Cayla Skillin-Brauchle on view in conjunction with an exhibit of senior graduating art students. Skillin-Brauchle teaches drawing, installation art, social practice, and performance art in the Willamette University Art Department. This […]

Studio

I’ve always had a studio in my adult life, and have come to appreciate the “solitary apart-ness” of such a place. Visitors may come in (or they could before Covid-19), of course…and are welcomed…BUT…the space is my space, arranged the way I want it, where I can work for hours, sit and stare, think. A […]

Found Objects

I’m mucking out my studio in earnest these days as December is underway…move out in December, move into new space in January…sorting, tossing…keep/save?  Dilemmas.  And slow because, as usual, thing have a way of popping up…Here’s Susan’s photo of 2018 when things were tidy for an Open Studio… but several exhibits later I’ve tossed through […]