I create sculptural assemblages with rust prints, indigo dye, cast glass, metal and found objects.
I will be participating in the Western Loudoun Artist Studio Tour, June 6 & 7, 2021 Plan to see a variety of artists and enjoy the local wineries and breweries in Loudoun County, Va., 5 minutes from my studio and 10 minutes from Purcellville, Va.
As a former high school art teacher for 30 years, I am available to present several day workshops in mask-making, hand-built ceramics, brazed copper sculpture and mixed-media sculpture.
Do you need assistance organizing artworks for a theme or around a subject for an upcoming exhibit?
I can help with organizing artwork and exhibition set-up.
Hand-cut steel plates made into traditional and abstract shapes and powder coated or painted.
I teach Metal Sculpture on Monday nights, 7-9:30 pm at the Art League School in Alexandria, VA. The next session starts July 15th, 2020. Call The Art League School at 703-683-2323 to sign up for a class.
Ivy artwork continues to explore natureal
reactions such as rust on wet steel and iron and the oxidation of indigo from yellow-green to rich blue from exposure to air.
Get some unique gifts for holidays. New sculptures, prints and assemblages.
Rust printmaking involves soaking the paper in water for several weeks with a steel plate or steel composition inside to rust and stain the paper.
Wall assemblages, silk screen and rust prints are from $50 to $550.
If you would like advice on sculpture placement in a garden I can assist with concept development.
I have been exploring the effects of rust and indigo dye on Belgian Linen.