Handbuilding | Week 3 & 4

Last night was my third handbuilding class (I missed week 3 – bummer!) and I got a lot done. I finished my lidded bowl! After decorating the lid by carving little starbursts I then made the final touch – the base. I decided I didn’t want to add an attached foot to the bowl but,…

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Handbuilding | Week 2

Catching up on posts! Week 2 my two pinch-pots and coil-pot had dried enough since week 1 to go to the kiln for firing (you can’t put wet clay in the kiln!). Before sending the pots to the kiln I covered two in a white slip (liquid clay) which apparently will effect the color of…

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Handbuilding | Week 1

I’m taking my first ceramics class – and it’s a lot of fun. I’m currently in week 4 (catching up on posts!) and 1/2 way through the class. What’s the class? Handbuilding, at Genesee Center, taught by Ian Park. It’s kind of hard documenting this class like I did when I took Lovin’ Letterpress at…

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woman to watch

In case you missed my announcement on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram – I was the first Woman to Watch of 2016! I was interviewed by Leah Shaw of the Democrat & Chronicle. We chatted a lot about how I’ve reached this point in my career and how passionate I am about the local art scene…

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THIRTY

Surprise, surprise – I’m super behind on posts! I can’t believe it’s February! HOW?! I just wanted to document my 30th birthday – even in this small way. I’m 30. I turned 30 a couple of months ago. I honestly don’t feel any different – am I supposed to? For my 30th birthday I spent…

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happy new year!

I just wanted to take a moment to wish everyone a healthy and happy new year! 2015 was – intense. Looking forward to a much more relaxed 2016. This weekend I plan on updating my website (LONG OVERDUE) and working on a few posts I’ve had on the back burner for most of 2015 –…

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balance

A few weeks ago I traveled up to the ADKs to visit family. It was a much needed and overdue visit. I feel like I’m FINALLY settling into my LIFE. That’s weird to write, but I’m not really sure how else to explain it. I’ve always been working towards some sort of goal: graduate with…

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Fall is My Fave

Seriously, Fall is my FAVE season. Hands down. I love everything about it – changing colors of the leaves, pumpkin spice lattes, cool weather – just an overall cozy feeling all day everyday. Last week I was able to wear my fave LLBean clogs and my feet haven’t been so happy in months. Lots of…

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PhotoFinish 5K – Team VSW – We Did It!

YAY, we did it! This past weekend Team VSW ran in the PhotoFinish 5K. We raised $2,165 (goal was $1,500) to support VSW – THANK YOU to everyone who donated! I was happy to run to support my Alma Mater AND this was my second 5K! With the Lilac Run & PhotoFinish under my belt,…

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fall prep

I’m in full prep mode for the Fall Semester! I’m excited to be teaching two classes this fall: Digital Art I & Graphic Design II. This will be my fourth Digital Art I class and my first time teaching Graphic Design II. Fall is my favorite semester – it’s my favorite season! I have a…

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