One thing I have learned from the international glass community is that it is a family of wierd cousins, uncles and aunts, some might be scary and others timid or bombastic, everyone differenty unique but all are giving, supportive and believe in the magic of glass and its future.
No book or podcast can replace the real thing though. When the shit hits the fan theories give guidance but action solves the problem.
This collective memory is mainly made up of zeros and ones, little switches and electrical mini-currents which are pretty much intangible, impossible to perceive without an intermediary device such as an LED screen which converts these abstract blips into pixels, letters and images of cute kittens.
This time last year I was frantically busy completing work for my upcoming solo, Air, at Longstreet Art Lovers.
The year past was filled to the brim with experiences, events and new shores. I hope to use these new notations on my life-map to travers the proverbial waters of the coming year.
Making art has always been a journey for me. Although sketches are made, plans scribbled on paper and maps drawn… Read more Human Nature?
The Glass Art Society conference took place in Corning this year. I was fortunate to attend, met many old friends… Read more Wow, Corning!
Today is April Fools day, the first quarter of the year done and dusted. With the new day dawns a… Read more Musings on time and things to do… no April Fool!
So many positive things have happened during the past few weeks. This uplifting wave has opened up new possibilities and… Read more The Glass is Half Full
In 2013 I experienced my first Afrika Burn. There are no words that could possibly describe the experience. You drive… Read more Cosmic Ignition – Afrika Burn 2014