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Lake Metroparks Farmpark 2017

Styrofoam, acrylic, leather, wool, beads.  mixed sizes from 2′ to 4′ tall
Lake Metroparks FarmPark
Sheep Shearing Days Festival
Artist in Residence
Kirtland, OH USA
Spring 2017

This year I wanted to experiment more in 3 dimensions. These fun Styrofoam sheep were the result. 

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31 Days of Sheep

Mixed media.  8″x10″ November 2016 Every day during the month of November 2016 I challenged myself to create a new sheep. Acrylic, pen, colored pencil, gel pen, ink pencils, wax crayons. [ngg_images source=”galleries” container_ids=”6″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails” override_thumbnail_settings=”0″ thumbnail_width=”240″ thumbnail_height=”160″ thumbnail_crop=”1″ images_per_page=”30″ number_of_columns=”3″ ajax_pagination=”0″ show_all_in_lightbox=”0″ use_imagebrowser_effect=”0″ show_slideshow_link=”1″ slideshow_link_text=”[Show slideshow]” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Continue Reading

Lake Metroparks Farmpark 2016

Acrylic.  30″x36″ Lake Metroparks FarmPark Sheep Shearing Days Festival Artist in Residence Kirtland, OH USA Spring 2016 It was great to be back at Lake Metroparks FarmPark – a whole new herd of 15 more sheep were created as 30″ x 36″ acrylic paintings to join last years flock. [ngg_images source=”galleries” container_ids=”5″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails” override_thumbnail_settings=”0″ thumbnail_width=”240″… Continue Reading

Lake Metroparks FarmPark 2015

Acrylic.  30″x36″ Lake Metroparks FarmPark Sheep Shearing Days Festival Artist in Residence Kirtland, OH USA Spring 2015 I was so excited at the opportunity to work with the Lake Metroparks FarmPark – a whole new herd of 18 sheep were created as 30″ x 36″ acrylic paintings. Read below for more. The inspiration for the… Continue Reading

Jacob and Sons

Wood, Acrylic.  16″x17″ Cleveland Jewish Arts and Culture Lab Fellowship Mandel JCC Cleveland, OH USA Spring 2014 The CJAC Lab Fellowship was an amazing experience. 14 artists coming together to learn about the theme of Dreams and Inspirations. Some of the inspiration for this piece comes from the story of Jacob in the Bible. Read… Continue Reading

Personalities emerging

Personalities emerging

I love it when the sheep’s personalities start emerging – it just reminds me of how we each have our own unique aspect to contribute to the world. Even when the sheep have the same ‘design’ it’s never exactly the same as another. Continue Reading

We’re going to the FarmPark!

So excited that we’ll be part of Sheep Shearing Days at Lake Metroparks FarmPark at the end of May – May 30-31, 2015 to be exact!  One of those awesome serendipitous moments of meeting someone, sharing a thought, creating an idea, and putting it into action. The sheep are taking over the living room! (and… Continue Reading