Tag Archives: Grand Canyon

Mary Colter inspires my wearable wood art

Working on my latest wood pendants and brooches, I found myself inspired by the art and architecture of Mary Colter. I’ve come to admire and appreciate Mary Colter’s work from my visits to the Grand Canyon. She listened to the Native American culture with her eyes and then used that inspiration in her work – […]

Raven in sunbeams

Raven Inspiration for Photography, Kanteles and woodturning

If you ever have had the opportunity to watch ravens in the wild, you know you’re in for a treat.  They have a real sense of play when they’re in the air — sometimes turning air somersaults, sometimes careening swiftly, sometimes rolling over sideways while still flying. The raven often cast as a mischievous trickster is most often […]

Raven gliding over Grand Canyon

Pyrography Tribute to Raven

Before I read about the story in the New York Times, about the Edgar Allen Poe exhibition opening at the Morgan, I had just finished a couple of platters paying a tribute to the clever raven. I wasn’t thinking so much about Edgar Allen Poe’s prophetic, if not morose, raven as much as I was […]