Inspiring Artists Working with Fibers, Part II

Posted on Feb 1, 2018 in art, Blog | No Comments
Inspiring Artists Working with Fibers, Part II

  In this post, I’m continuing to post about some of my new (and old) favorite artists working with fabric/fibers, particularly in an installation or site-specific manner. I started this in my first post on this topic yesterday, Inspiring Artists Working with FIbers, Part I.                     […]

Inspiring Artists Working with Fibers, Part I

Posted on Jan 30, 2018 in art, Blog | One Comment
Inspiring Artists Working with Fibers, Part I

Starting this summer at Southeast MO State University, I will be teaching a four-week Fibers Art Workshop course. I will also most likely be teaching our Fibers course during the regular semester for the 2018-2019 academic year. I’m really looking forward to this opportunity! Blake and I have been working more and more with fabric […]

Art Academy Workshop: Block Printing on Fabric at Southeast Missouri State University

Posted on Jul 25, 2017 in art, Blog, teaching | No Comments
Art Academy Workshop: Block Printing on Fabric at Southeast Missouri State University

July 25th and July 27th 3:00pm-6:00pm Introduction: Block printing or Relief Printmaking is one of the oldest forms of mass-producing imagery and text. Traditionally, drawings are made on blocks of wood. Today we will be working with a modern alternative to speed carving time, Battleship Gray Linoleum. We will begin by designing an image conducive […]

Crochet Therapy: Clothes I’m Too Fat to Wear and Other Stories

Posted on Jul 5, 2013 in art | 3 Comments

Foot Print currently on display at Murray State University I lived for 1 year in Winterville, Georgia in a beautiful house at the end of a dead-end road with a bunch of chickens, a whole lot of quiet, and one of my favorite red-heads, Brian Hitselberger. The house is owned by my very generous cousin […]

The Poetry of Unpacking

Posted on Feb 15, 2013 in art, life | No Comments

Sleeping 8 hours a night? Cooking elaborate meals? Catching up on long-lost projects?? What?!? It’s been so long since I’ve had the time to do any of these things. But since moving to Bowling Green, I’ve been blessed/cursed with a bit of free time. Free time also equals anxiety on my part, as I’m bred […]

The Honeymoon is Over: An Exhibition of Works by Blake & Hannah Sanders

Posted on Jul 1, 2012 in art, life, travel | 8 Comments

Yesterday, Blake and I installed a collaborative exhibition at the Nuance Gallery in Beresford, South Dakota called The Honeymoon is Over. We will have a reception for the show on Wednesday, July 11th from 7pm to 9pm. This reception takes place during the second session of Frogman’s Print and Paper Workshop, so I hope all […]

DIY Photobooth Backdrop

Posted on Jun 11, 2012 in art, design, DIY, life | 9 Comments

This entry is my first do it yourself crafting tutorial! I will show you step-by-step how to make your own photo booth backdrop from up-cycled bed-sheet fabrics using elementary machine sewing techniques, as well as let you in on how to even do it without any sewing at all, if you prefer! I started on […]

Art that Silences Owls

Posted on May 7, 2012 in art | 3 Comments

I want to be a writer of images, a player of pictures. I want to make art you read over and over, under the covers with a flash light, late at night. I want to make art like a poem: open as air but heavy with life– Art like deja vu Art like an itch […]

Installing Uncharted Territories

Posted on Mar 6, 2012 in art | 3 Comments

This weekend, Blake and I installed our collaborative piece for the Uncharted Territories exhibition at the Healing Center in New Orleans. This exhibition opens this Saturday, March 9th from 6pm-9pm during the St. Claude Arts District 2nd Saturday Arts Night. We also have a reception on the Friday during the Southern Graphics Council Conference, Friday […]