Documents and Pictures

#communication, the cross-stitched sampler I created last year, will be part of Documents and Pictures, a juried exhibition of the San Diego Art Museum Artists Guild. The exhibition takes place at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts. Documents and Pictures runs February 2-25. I would be thrilled if you visited the exhibition! Poway Center for the Performing Arts Address: 15498 Espola Road, Poway, CA 92064Read more

Crafting Resistance

‘Water is Life’, the short cross-stitched poem I created for my article on the Injustice Boycott for One Quart Magazine, will be part of an exhibition, Crafting Resistance, at the Visual Arts Center at Boise State University. I want to acknowledge my OQM editor Astrid Swan, whose feedback shaped the poem: thank you always, Astrid. Having looked up each of the artists, I am truly humbled to be part of the exhibition; thank you curator Kirsten Furlong. The exhibition detailsRead more

#communication as a book

#communication, my cross-stitched social media messages from last spring, is now a book. A colleague suggested the medium, and I see why: the posts open up in a new way through print, and by the juxtaposition of messages opposite each other, which were simply determined chronologically: Blurb allows for a preview of the entire book; I hope you enjoy it.Read more

Storm King Art Center

Perhaps because I grew up in a small country town in Finland surrounded by forest and farmland, getting out of New York City on a regular basis is a necessity for me, much as I love the city for all it offers. This week I had the opportunity to visit Storm King Art Center, combining my love of the outdoors and art. I first visited the Center in June as part of a work retreat, and I wanted to returnRead more

False Dichotomy curated by Libby Clarke

#communication, still in progress, will be part of an invitational pop-up, False Dichotomy, curated by Libby Clarke. The exhibition centers on fine art printmaking that intersects with, depends upon, and even conquers high technology. Invited artists use data, sensors, alternate processes, wearables, performance, and other technologies to produce multiples, texts, and other sorts of editions. I have embroidered a phrase each day now for 71 days, posting each phrase on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, to conclude on day 100. TheRead more