Sculptural Spirit Dolls

I believe that every plant and animal possesses a unique essence, which is interrelated with the lives and spirits of others. Each of my one-of-a-kind pieces embodies fragments of the spirit of the clan of mankind.

Using found objects, I am embedding memories of the past in the present. Holding these pieces, you are connected to all cultures, back to the beginning of time. Having lived in the Far East and Europe much of my childhood and having traveled extensively since, I have gathered an appreciation for multi-cultural images, colors and
design.

Combining an old love of weaving with a new love of handmade paper and artist’s books, my work is infused with a very ethnic presence.

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