05 Oct

Paper Cut Heart Translated to Wood

I did my final laser cutting session of the Tool for Women residency at MakerLabs last Friday, and reproduced this lovely heart design as a laser cut from bamboo ply. The original paper cut is below so you can see how well they match. It was probably one of the easier ones for me to […]

26 Sep

Translating Interdimentional Loops From Paper to Wood

In my latest session with the laser cutter at Maker Labs last week I used the time to cut a more complicated design. The piece is based on a drawing I did over the summer (as part of the daily drawings on circles) and spent a considerable amount of time carefully tracing it in illustrator. […]

12 Sep

Testing Materials During The Tools for Women Residency at MakerLabs

I hit the ground running in early August, just a few days after I returned from our two month sabbatical I started a two month artist residency at MakerLabs. The Tools for Women residency is a new offering they started this year to encourage and foster more women to use the space. There are cohorts […]

05 Sep

Cut Weave Throw Print at Elissa Cristall Gallery

Join me on September 13th for opening night of the group exhibition, Cut Weave Throw Print, at Elissa Cristall Gallery. The show features work by Rachael Ashe, Aurora Landin, Alwyn O’Brien, Amanda Wood and is curated by Lesley Finlayson. The Cut Weave Throw Print exhibition coincides with the Textile Society of America 16th bi-annual symposium […]

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