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Category Archives: Art

A New View

May 3rd, 2014 | Posted in Art, Before & After, Sculpture | 0 Comments |

Before & After: A New View A graphic update for standard-issue boulder walls in Wayzata, Minnesota Problem: A tree shrouding the facade, a boulder wall of disproportionate size to the house, and a desire by the owners to have the front of this contemporary home match the scale and detailed design of the rear pool […]

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Artists Gardens

February 26th, 2011 | Posted in Architecture, Art, Artists Gardens, Sculpture | 0 Comments |

Derek Jarman: Prospect Cottage The other worldliness that is filmmaker Derek Jarman’s garden at Dungeness Totemic sculptures, industrial objet trouvé, pebbles and flotsam encircle this humble fisherman’s cottage surrounded by bright poppies, marigolds, irises and dog roses all thriving next to sea kale, santolina, and cotton lavender.  Here’s a detailed description of the garden and the […]

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Artists’ Gardens

February 24th, 2011 | Posted in Art, Artists Gardens, Garden Plans | 0 Comments |

An Original Sense of Place The gardener that strives for an original sense of place can find inspiration from the artist’s garden. Many artists have moved among a variety of mediums, and for those lucky enough to have outdoor space, landscape naturally becomes one of them. I have noted these kinds of gardens through the […]

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Trees and sculpture

February 18th, 2011 | Posted in Art, Sculpture, Trees | 0 Comments |

Winter Meditation in the Clay Studio My sculpture work and the tree forms that inspire. Some of this work is from ‘09 and ‘10. The most recent work-in-progress from this winter are the white porcelain pieces photographed against the pink backgrounds.

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Terrariums

December 14th, 2010 | Posted in Art, House Plants, Think Spring | 0 Comments |

Miniature Gardens: Terrariums My winter antidote. I have been making terrariums since I first saw one when I was 12 years old. It was late winter, snow was falling in the cold March air, and my eye spied a miniature green world enclosed in a glass orb behind a florist shop window. This initial fascination […]

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