Welcome to my new website in which you will find information, inspiration and many visual images. Please check back often as I will be updating the site periodically.

You will be able to contact me, leave messages, order catalogs and learn about the many Goddess images I have researched or have painted. You may also view photos from my various  projects.
Please feel at home in my virtual studio and come back again.

CURRENT AND UPCOMING SHOWS 

SPEAKING FIGURATIVELY
SOBA Gallery, Bluffton, SC
October  8- November 17, 2012
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APPLEPIE PAINTERS SHOW AT HONEY HORN 
 Hilton Head Island
April 3 - May 27, 2013



Below are some ways that you can get in touch with me. You can email me, leave me a message on this website, or view my other  websites.



http://www.applepies.homestead.com
for my artist group in South Carolina.

  To view my portfolio, or to order books and catalogs from Studiobooks, click the appropriate buttons above.

Scroll down a bit more for email, guest books and Favorites.


A NEW PROJECT !
I  guest curated an exhibition of embroideries at the
VESTERHEIM NORWEGIAN AMERICAN MUSEUM
in Decorah Iowa, September, 2009.
A conference was planned with speakers and workshops from Norway. After the show was over, it was planned to travel it to 5 museums in the mid and far west.
To find out more about this, including dates, events and other details
visit the museum website www.vesterheim.org or click on the PROJECTS button above for photos of some of the textiles.


A FEW NEW BOOKS !

2010 was the year of publication, 3 new books arrived:
Kaspaikka Muistilina, published in Finland showed the beautiful collections of ritual towels of Ritva Korhonen. I did the text.
 For the Love of Strangers by Jacqueline Horsfall was published in September, I did the illustrations and the front cover. It is a book for young adult readers and is about the Russian Deer Mother.
At the end of the year three volumes arrived: Goddesses in World Culture, edited by Patricia Monaghan included my chapter  14, titled "A Walk with Berehinia." To read more about these efforts choose the Studiobooks website with the button above.


2012...and a final book is now out!
GODDESS WOMEN  CLOTH 
A Worldwide Tradition of Making and Using Ritual Textiles
See the "Books and Writing page in this site for more information on lectures, events and book signings as part of this new offering. 


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The oil painting you are viewing in the background is Delibaba, the south Hungarian harvest goddess, I painted her in 1996.
Cover illustratiion for "For the
Love of Strangers.
 Bluffton Library, 2012
CPortrait of a Young Girl
BButterflies from Honey Horn show.
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