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Spring 2013

Thoughts on graduation, working alone and some confessions.

This blog has never held any personal content but I realized recently that I’m living out my last few months in New Paltz under a rock i.e. at work or … Continue reading

March 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Color

A couple weeks ago I made the decision to integrate color into my thesis work. This is saying a lot for a person who’s spent the past 5 months fixated … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Book…

This weekend I started piecing together some of the basic elements of my thesis book in Blurb. The text is a little fuzzy but you get the idea.

November 11, 2013 · 2 Comments

Holes and Mishima

In the past couple weeks I’ve been making headway with my finishing techniques and construction methodology. I purchased a Dremel and jewelry-scale drill bits to more efficiently make consistent, refined … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

Sewing

When I started planning my exhibition I decided that I wanted to incorporate live models into my show.¬†Although they will only be present on the opening night, I think it … Continue reading

October 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

Mishima Tests: Post-Firing

The results of my mishima tests are in and I would call them successful. I’m happiest with tests 1A and 2A which used the Bailey stain of frit 3124 and … Continue reading

October 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Andrew Martin Critique

This past week Andrew Martin was a visiting artist at our studio and I had the opportunity to have a short critique with him. He gave me a lot of … Continue reading

October 13, 2013 · Leave a comment