• At the Apple Gallery

    Through August 25th, 2014

    Danbury, NC

Barbie Dream Car

This was the scene on our patio earlier this week. I finally found something to do with the giant bag full of tissue paper that's been taking up valuable space in my studio. Give to Lucy to glue all over…

Today’s Inspiration from Hafiz

This morning I showed Lucy the work of Jean Tinguely, one of my favorite artists. I studied his collaborations with Nicki de Saint Phalle for my graduate school thesis project, Art and Play. Fantastic Paradise, one of their installations, is…

Ready to Ride

Oliver is ready for our ride home from Amelia Island. It was nice to get away after my busiest week of the year. We truly took a break from our devices. We don't have a single picture of the kids…

Pardon My Mess

I am not making any new books this week, but I am switching themes on my web site. So it will soon have a fresh new look and you can easily read it on your phone. But until then, I…

About My Work

I combine formed paper, found materials, and written biographical stories to create sculptural books.



I create and encourage an open creative process. The best art surprises me and touches you in ways you never expected.



Okay, I love alliteration. I write a lot. Every day. Way more than I create art. My writing informs my work and is an integral part of my final pieces of my sculptural books.



I believe play is important work. That also means fighting for a clean environment. I speak up for playgrounds (very fun) and against coal ash (not so fun).

Kind Words

  • Thank you for sharing your wonderful work with Nelson and me. Your books tell such powerful stories! I am enriched a thousand, thousand fold.

    Charlotte Linder

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