Archive for September, 2012




Trees work in mysterious ways. A branch from a tree is a miniature replica of the whole tree. It is not identical but similar in nature to the whole. This fractal structure may actually describe the very fabric of reality, meaning the invisible structure behind all existence has the shape of a tree. In this […]



This past summer was kicked off by a four-day stay at Sitka Center for Art & Ecology, where I taught a bookbinding workshop, and wrapped up, so to speak, by a workshop at Cornish College of Art + Design, where I taught an observational drawing class. Aside from a small handful of older students who […]

I feel like the secretary to the morning whose only responsibility is to take down its bright, airy dictation until it’s time to go to lunch with the other girls, all of us ordering the cottage cheese with half a pear. (an excerpt from “Tuesday, June 4th, 1991” by Billy Collins)