Laurel Henn - "Along the Trail"
In late 2019 I was awarded a commission to create a piece for a giant utility box in Maple Valley Washington. The process and joy of this commission became overshadowed by the global pandemic. My blooming art career was thrown into new directions where I've been learning to reassess, reevaluate and redirect myself as an artist. Maple Valley is a beautiful town just off Hwy 18, Southeast of Seattle. The parks and trails are a source of pride for the town, and I had the plea
Ruth Greening - Featured Artist
So, what got you started in making jewelry? What a simple question that could so easily be given a simple answer that just pops into my head. But then I'm asked to write an article about it, now that takes a lot more thought and reflection! And it seems trite to say "well I have always been interested" but as I reflect on my life path I can honestly say as a child I loved collecting pretty rocks (much to my mother’s chagrin on laundry day). I loved to create fun little thin
Laura Harmon -Stacked Boxes a Work in Progress
Stacked boxes! I have thought of trying to make them for years and have finally given it a try. They are not finished yet and they may not make it through to the end, warping and cracking are always possible, especially when making something new. I love how they are looking and even if this batch doesn’t make it to the end, I’ll keep trying. I thought a lot about how to build them, overthought it a bit really. Following is a very brief description of how I decided to cons