Author Archives: studio18artist

About studio18artist

A contemporary artist using canvas and cloth, paint and thread.

A Finished Few

I mounted four completed pieces today in my yet unnamed series. The canvas support is studded with rusted square head nails. Some of these nails remained from a barn floor my husband removed, planed and reinstalled in our 1860 barn

A Finished Few

I mounted four completed pieces today in my yet unnamed series. The canvas support is studded with rusted square head nails. Some of these nails remained from a barn floor my husband removed, planed and reinstalled in our 1860 barn

Expanding on an idea

In a previous post, I discussed the piece SOMETIMES I GO TO PIECES. I painted a huge amount of canvas strips for that piece, tried to use them on another piece, but it just didn’t make it. I ran across

Expanding on an idea

In a previous post, I discussed the piece SOMETIMES I GO TO PIECES. I painted a huge amount of canvas strips for that piece, tried to use them on another piece, but it just didn’t make it. I ran across

At It Again

I am painting, cutting, and folding again. I started with white Pima cotton for the first set of boats I made for I’m All Tied Up at the Moment. This time I started with a batik fabric and washed it

At It Again

I am painting, cutting, and folding again. I started with white Pima cotton for the first set of boats I made for I’m All Tied Up at the Moment. This time I started with a batik fabric and washed it

Small Landscapes

These original acrylic landscapes are available at Mostly Madrid, Gypsy Plaza, Madrid, NM…two sizes: 8X8 framed and 8X10 framed. Priced from $58 to $81…from the studio

Small Landscapes

These original acrylic landscapes are available at Mostly Madrid, Gypsy Plaza, Madrid, NM…two sizes: 8X8 framed and 8X10 framed. Priced from $58 to $81…from the studio

Per Your Request

Some of you have requested that I paint ravens again.  So be it.  Mostly Madrid, the gallery next door to my previous studio in Madrid, NM, has wonderfully agreed to show them. I am working in two sizes at the

Per Your Request

Some of you have requested that I paint ravens again.  So be it.  Mostly Madrid, the gallery next door to my previous studio in Madrid, NM, has wonderfully agreed to show them. I am working in two sizes at the

Solstice x2

The OFF THE WALL exhibit is closing December 14. I would like to share with you the two other textile pieces I created for the show…Winter Solstice and Summer Solstice.  Both pieces are constructed of dyed and painted cheesecloth, driftwood

Solstice x2

The OFF THE WALL exhibit is closing December 14. I would like to share with you the two other textile pieces I created for the show…Winter Solstice and Summer Solstice.  Both pieces are constructed of dyed and painted cheesecloth, driftwood

I’m All Tied Up at the Moment

This piece is the first I developed during my year long project of creating whatever I wished…as long as it fit in the mixed media textile category. I began by choosing a shape…obviously the boat. I cut squares of cotton

I’m All Tied Up at the Moment

This piece is the first I developed during my year long project of creating whatever I wished…as long as it fit in the mixed media textile category. I began by choosing a shape…obviously the boat. I cut squares of cotton