Monday, December 6, 2010

Holiday thanks!

Thank you to everyone who came out to support us the past two weekends. Last week we participated in our first Bazaart Craft sale at the American Visionary Arts Museum and this Saturday our third Holiday Heap at Saint John's Church in Charles Village. It's inspiring to see so many creative people doing what they love and the Baltimore community receiving it with such warmth and appreciation.

I have always loved the Visionary Arts Museum so it was exciting to participate in an event there! It was a great show. Sincerest thanks to Jenny Jen for telling us about the sale and the AVAM for including us.

You will be happy to hear that the Holiday Heap raised close to $900 for Heart's Place Shelter located in Saint John's church this Saturday.

So many friends and family come out to support us from as far as New York along with all of the great new people we met! Neal and Becky were amazing help at the table. Thanks to Ashlie and Neal for taking photos.  Carly was the perfect neighbor sharing her yummy trail mix with us! Thanks to the rest of the Charm City Craft Mafia for all their hard work and including us in their wonderful event again this year! Thanks so much to Jennifer Strunge for her generous help and savvy advice!

A special thanks to Neal for getting up early, helping me load the car, selling my work, and taking amazing photos as usual.

We celebrated with friends Saturday night and had dinner at the new roof top Dizz restaurant, took turn singing songs at home, and fell asleep in front of the fireplace with the cats. That's it for sales for us this season. If you didn't make it you can always visit us on Etsy.

Thanks to all who made the past two weekends spectacular!

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Holiday Heap! This Saturday!

This Saturday we will be at 2640 Saint Paul with the likes of Cotton Monster, Carly Bird Weaves, and many other of your favorite crafters! 10AM - 5PM Charm City Craft Mafia puts on the most fun fair of the year. Come on out and see us!

Sunday, November 21, 2010


So excited to be back in Baltimore after a month long residency in Virginia. Hoping to have a house show of the work i did in early December.

But first! This Saturday I will be at the Visionary Arts Museum vending my hand made wares! Come on out to Bazaart and meet tons of talented creative people, enjoy looking a their work, and maybe even score a few Christmas gifts! Hope to see you! Saturday, November 27th 10-5  FREE!

Friday Evening is the special BAZAART Preview Party & Sale - 11/26, 5:30pm - 8pm $20 admission

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Crafty Bastards this weekend!

Come on out to Adams Morgan this weekend and visit your favorite DC and Baltimore area crafters at Crafty Bastards! We are excited to show you our new things!

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Barn Aid rescheduled!

This Monday night at the Golden West there will be a benefit for local Springfield Farm at the Golden West. It was originally to be set on the farm itself, but due to lack of advanced ticket sales it has been relocated to our own sweet Hampden. Please come on out. We are hoping to raise as much money as we can for these honest hard working folks and help them build their much needed barn.
Wye Oak
Birdland (members of celebration)
DJ Jason Willet
Monday September 20th 10PM $10-15 donation
If you bought advanced tickets for the farm event please see the event website for details.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Noble Lake CD release tonight!

Been doing some work for James Sarsgard of the band Noble Lake this month. He is always such a great guy to do work for. I feel like projects always come together very naturally with him. His music, creativity, and playful spirit inspire me always.
Talking with Scott Dennison about design and printing.

CD folding party. Fromm left to right, Ashley North, Geoff Stack, Scott Dennison, James Sarsgard, Kathy Fahey, and Shari Edelson.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Providence Center

This is my second summer teaching art at the Providence center for adults with developmental disabilities in Millersville, MD. I am their visiting artist for the month of July. These folks inspire and surprise me every time. It's so rewarding to see what they can accomplish.

Postcards up top, artist books above.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

June 26th! Pile of Craft 2010

Myself and Rachel Bone of Red Prairie Press pictured above

Charm City Craft Mafia presents the 4th annual Pile Of Craft! A one-of-a-kind craft fair for Baltimore, featuring 40+ of the country's best handmade crafters selling their own housewares, stationary, screenprinted & sewn apparel, jewelry, handbags, hats, knit items, woven scarves, plush toys, ceramics, comic books, prints, paintings and more! Support handmade and local artists and meet them in person!
In addition to having the area's most unique shopping, Pile Of Craft will also feature DIY printmaking demonstrations from Baltimore's brand new community printmaking facility:Baltimore Print Studios, a raffle basket FULL of donated items from Craft Mafia vendors to benefit local non-profit library/learning resource/all-round-gem: Village Learning Place, and tasty snacks and coffee from local earth-friendly coffee shop & bookstore Red Emma's!

Pile of Craft is absolutely free to attend and open to all ages.
June 26th 10-5pm
2640 St. Paul Street
Baltimore, MD 21218 for more info

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Ultimate Happiness this coming weekend!

Gearing up for the Ultimate Happiness craft sale and music event during Honfest in Hampden. Always feel so fortunate to do something like this with so many folks I respect, admire, and just love hanging out with.

Friday, May 28, 2010

Rodeo Gal

Saw my friend Annabel today. It was an exciting day because she got her ears pierced for the first time!

It made me so happy to see her wearing the shirt I made. Her mom insisted she picked it out herself this morning.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Art and Design

New shirt design for Protagonist Films, Baltimore based film company. That's Ashley North helping out in the studio.

I also wanted to mention I was down at the Creative Alliance recently to sing in a show and had the honor of meeting street artist Chris Stain. He has covered the gallery walls with his stirring murals. If you are in need of some soulful inspiration head down there the first chance you get!
Shodekeh, Carly Goss, Patty Berry, Katherine Fahey, and a great guy who seemed to really enjoy the show. Unfortunately I didn't catch his name. Photo by Neal Golden

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

I've been doing design work for this great ecologically minded, growing company for some time. This two man team has mostly been selling from their web site so far but as of this past weekend they have a store right here in Baltimore! They've got anything from dog toys to shoes to a thermos for loose tea on the go! Head on down to Fells Point, at the southwest corner of Thames and South Broadway.
They have been so kind as to hang some of my artwork up in their new shop. Go check out their store or visit them on line at

T shirt design above. Store images below.

Sunday, April 25, 2010

MAP registry artist of the month!

Thanks to Maryland Art Place for featuring me as their registry artist of the month!

Monday, April 19, 2010


These past few years have watched people I am close to facing fears and seeking balance in their lives. It has inspired me to try to do the same for myself.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

paper politics

Tonight I headed over to Red Emma's to hear one of my favorite artists, Philadelphia print-maker Eric Ruin, speak with Josh MacPhee who was presenting his new book Paper Politics. Anyone would appreciate this book of socially engaged printmaking. Paper Politics is available at or at Red Emma's. 800 Saint Paul Street Baltimore, MD. While you're at it check out more work by Eric and other great artists at Philadelphia arts collective Just Seeds.

Isolationism Reconsidered by Bert Stabler
Solidarity by Kristine Virsis
Dark Times by Eric Ruin

Saturday, April 3, 2010

spring fever

Glad to be back in Baltimore, settling in, and getting back to work... appreciating the amazing wealth of creative people here in a city that is accessible and open to possibilities. Maybe It's spring fever. Maybe it's the late night walk I took in the trees last night, but I am so grateful to be here right now.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010


Just finished printing these posters for local philanthropists at the the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
The small print reads:
All of the wholesale profits from these re-usable,
eco-friendly bags support the Pi Foundation, a
non-profit organization which provides economic
empowerment, valuable job skills, and HIV prevention
education to marginalized women in Chennai, India.
Your support is greatly appreciated. For more
information about our programs and fair
trade products, please visit

This project is through the Pi Foundation in Baltimore, MD
and our partner organization, Y.R.G. CARE, in Chennai, India.

Look for them at your local wine store!

Monday, January 4, 2010

Happy New Year!

Here's a good excuse to stretch out the holidays a little longer. Every year we a get some great creative cards from our wonderful friends. Just thought these two deserved a nod of recognition.

Photo above by Michael Patrick O'Leary. Hand painted card by Magnolia Laurie.