Artist Statement

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"God sleeps in stone, breathes in plants, dreams in animals and awakens in human beings" - Hindu saying

My mission is to enhance lives with my jewelry, photography, mixed media and writing; to help women move from pain to faith and to encourage those in recovery through my writing by guiding those who seek healing through sharing my story. Personal mythology plays a large part in whatever I do; assisting my clients in telling the deeper stories of their lives.

Travel to cultures around the world is my Spirit filled artistic guide.

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Fire is the alchemy that creates my Sculpture to Wear as a metalsmith.

Air and the Light in each present moment captures a love song in my photography.

Each intimately sized multi-media montage weaves sculpture and imagery into a contradictory landscape. These three directions honor Nature and connect my voice to the sacred gifts on Earth.   

With the mission of helping women thrive, my recent book Topography is a visual memoir calling on the wisdom of animals and how art can heal us to find new creativity.     

My metalsmithing, photography and multi-media sculpture is akin to a mandala in East Indian Culture. It is an organic wheel in spirit, a puja that can bless the wearer and engages all five senses.

Some of them are "radios" of love from Nature in the form of photographs of Her wonder; some provide sculptural delight as in a brooch constructed of Mother of Pearl. Some are constructed in sterling with a precious gem or in a mixed media assemblage of lichen encapsulated in diaphanous fabric.