[caption id="attachment_11849" align="alignleft" width="431"] Notre Dame[/caption] Visiting Notre Dame in 2017, even among the crowds of tourists, I felt awe at its beauty and the serenity at its core.  For centuries, it has been a place of refuge and peace amid our chaos, whether small personal...

[caption id="attachment_12064" align="alignleft" width="338"] Grifology #2[/caption] Languages have always fascinated me.  Inspired by my 2018 100 Day Project (improv appliqué postcards in black and white) and comments that those pieces looked like hieroglyphics or a secret language, I continued my exploration and made some improv bias...

[caption id="attachment_10325" align="alignleft" width="500"] Gateway[/caption] I was captivated by the outdoor garden "rooms" at Versailles when we visited France in 2017.  They seemed like secret gardens - exactly the kind of place I would have loved as a child. Black and white. 39" x 32" 2018 Committed to Artist as...

[caption id="attachment_10321" align="alignleft" width="500"] Canterbury #2[/caption] Inspired by my visit to Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, England in June of 2017.  Based on my own photo. Winner of First Place in Appliqué at QuiltCon 2018. Black and white. 38" x 38" 2017 $3,000  ...

[caption id="attachment_10319" align="alignleft" width="500"] Burton Judson[/caption] Inspired by the masonry on my son's freshman dorm.  See "East 60th 1931" for a similar, smaller work. Black and white. 40" x 40" 2018 $1,500...

[caption id="attachment_10421" align="alignleft" width="500"] Lines1[/caption] The strength and power of lines intrigues me.  This one is based on a small work I made during my 2017 100 Day Project. Black and white. 40" x 40" 2017 $1,000...

[caption id="attachment_10418" align="alignleft" width="500"] True Story[/caption] Exploring the question:  How would I design a "modern medallion?"  The initial in the center represents my husband and the numbers represent my children's birthdates. Grey and white. 57" x 57" 2016 NFS  ...

[caption id="attachment_12066" align="alignleft" width="499"] Grifology1[/caption] Languages have always fascinated me.  Inspired by my 2018 100 Day Project (improv appliqué postcards in black and white) and comments that those pieces looked like hieroglyphics or a secret language, I continued my exploration and made 20 improv bias appliqué...

[caption id="attachment_12070" align="alignleft" width="482"] IamHere[/caption] I am Here is about the two "me"s.  One is the mother, wife, daughter, friend, and community member who cares deeply about the people around her, in our country, and the world.  The other is the artist who just wants everyone...