A calligrapher works by candlelight- a single candle that barely lights the room. The night is unusually dark outside, and he tries not to let anxiety consume him. His head is bent inches above the paper and his face is crumpled in concentration. With a small nib, he gently creates calculated arches and swirls to […]
Summer has ended like a lion, taking with it one of our remaining chalets in Glacier National Park. Rest in Peace Sperry Chalet. This was a popular picnic spot, or turn around point. A place to rest before pushing on up for a second day of hiking over the Continental Divide. As the fires rage […]
2016 June 3-5 Edina Art Fair, Edina MN June 11 Artspire, LaCrosse WI June 26 Made Fair, Missoula MT July 1-3 Whitefish 4th of July Art Festival, Whitefish MT July 15-17 Hockaday Arts in the Park, Kalispell MT August 5-7 Sweet Pea Festival of Arts, Bozeman MT August 12-14 Jackson Hole Art Festival, Jackson WY […]
Plan to attend an outstanding juried art show… Art Fair on the Green… in La Crosse, Wisconsin, July 26/27. Mississippi River map artist, Lisa Middleton, will be featuring her hand-painted historic Mississippi River maps, including the “IOWA/WISCONSIN TERRITORY” map shown here.
It started last summer. Got a call for 2 overnight Giclees… OH NO only 1 in stock…Had to disassemble a personal framed copy! Then I discovered….the customer wanted them both abused, beat up and mangled! This required special attention! They were to be a prop in a MOVIE! OUT came the coffee grinds! OUT came the […]
So long handicrafts…Hello Production? Over the past month I’ve quickly gone from quietly knitting in the evenings to dashing through the snow to get to the print shop before it closes! This is me spending a romantic snowy evening in the print shop waiting for my Idaho Map to be scanned and printed for delivery […]
I had so much fun at my first show I was ready for another! A gun show was occurring at the same location the following weekend for three days for less than half of what I paid for my booth at the craft show so I said sure, “Men love maps!” I was ready […]