2020, Ink-painted gourd, abstract cholla cactus filigree carving, boulder opal cabochon from australia. colors: natural/brown/light purple/olive, 14 x 9.25 in.
2020, Ink-painted gourd bottom, metal patina, egg shell mosaic, coral carving, carolina pine needles, waxed linen and natural bone and onyx beads. colors: turquoise/tan/cream/black, 7 x 11.5 in.
2020, Ink-painted gourd sections, abstract topographical wood grain carving, fractal burning, cactus fiber, wood burning, carolina pine needle weaving, waxed linen, carved bone beads and mosaic turquoise beads. (stand hand made of rocky mountain juniper.) colors: green turquoise/natural/sepia/black/tan, 8 x 13.5 in.
2020, Ink-painted gourd, egg-shell mosaic mid-section, cloisonne, fractal burned top, carolina pine needle weaving, waxed linen and sea-sediment jasper beads (stand hand made of rocky mountain juniper) colors: turquoise/natural/sepia/tan, 17.5 x 12.5 in.
My background includes 12 years of creating fine gourd art, 30 years of creating and teaching basket weaving and 27 years of working for the state of Texas and 8 years in banking. I have been privileged to win many awards in both of these art mediums.