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Artist’s Way Group Field Trip!

Artist’s Way Group Field Trip!

  I first saw it with my husband when we went to Liberty Staiton  for this month’s  ‘First Friday’ (all studios are open on this evening once a month). The artist Lauren Carrera has taken  the inside of a whole building and created it into a delicious, giant  installation complete with life size dioramas, artistic/whimsical  specimen […]

Today is a marketing day

Today is a marketing day

We love marketing!  This is our motto every Tuesday when I meet on a conference call with two other business owners.  It gets lonely out there trying to run a solo business.  So we check in with each other about what kind of marketing we need to accomplish each week.  Then we get off the phone and work.   After an hour or two […]

Monday

Monday

To bring back the light- after working and working and working these pages- I’ve added some areas of gesso.  We’ll see what happens next.

In the studio I putter…

In the studio I putter…

My  daughter encouraged me to write in this blog DAILY.  She and her husband are owners of Surf Tours Nicaragua, and they do this every day.  Commiting to anything daily is a scary thought for a triple Gemini but I’ll give it a try. In the studio I putter, listening to “This American Life” on public radio.  They are featuring David Rakoff, […]

Letter to Meinrad- Patron Saint of Artists

Letter to Meinrad- Patron Saint of Artists

I wrote a letterto Meinrad Craighead  (yes, on paper with a stamped envelop!) expressing how fully  her work has affected my life, that I am obsessing over her DVD, Praying with Images,  have watched it at least 10 times and shared it with many women.  I got a lovely response to my letter the other day.  She was very moved. It expressed that […]

Blown away by Meinrad

Blown away by Meinrad

Lately I am so blown away by Meinrad Craighead in her CD, “Praying with Images”  .  When Nancy Lemke first introduced her work to me, I had to get her retrospective book right away.  It is big and heavy and a beautiful.  Now, a couple of years later I go to Spirit Mountain Retreat in Idyllwild (what a great place to […]

Studios Magazine- Now in Stores

Studios Magazine- Now in Stores

A subsidiary of Interveave Magazines “The Nomad Who Never Left  Home”  by Pamela Underwood http://www.interweavestore.com/Mixed-Media/Magazines/Studios.html Dear Pamela,  What a wonderful article! Although I knew bits and pieces of your fire story, I had never seen it laid out chronologically as it was in this magazine, and when I did, the …… of the timing hit me. […]

James Hubbell and Pamela Underwood; Fire and Rebirth Opening

James Hubbell and Pamela Underwood; Fire and Rebirth Opening

Today was delicious.  To get to be in the presence of the infamous James Hubbell and visit with his wife Ann is one thing, but to be in the same show is over the top!    I was so pleased with how my work and description plates were hung.  Lali Mitchell created a docent tour of my […]

Summer Soundscape

Summer Soundscape

 I took my Expressive Arts Women’s Group on a field trip to Charlene Penner’s Cistern Chapel in Ramona; awe inspiring!  This is basically a dark (really dark at night) round, metal sound chamber.  Charlene was inspired to build this ‘chapel’ after her neighborhood began construction on a huge water tank just up her mountain road.  She found herself being drawn to the powerful resonance that echoed […]