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About About

I’m fascinated with dogs. Dogs are nifty alien-like creatures which have infiltrated our world. They live among us sharing common experiences. They are our companions on our life travels. The Ojibwa folk tale explains it best, “The earth trembled and a great rift appeared, separating the first man and woman from the rest of the […]

About the studio About the studio

My studio is located in a small town in extreme southwestern North Dakota called Bowman. Bowman was a founded as a railroad stop in 1907. The population of the city of Bowman is around 1600 people, with about 3200 people in the county (also called Bowman). It is a nice place to live. My studio […]


About Art Making Why dogs? I like dogs. I like the physicality of dogs. I like the history of dogs. I like the myths about dogs. Mostly I think that dogs are nifty little alien-like creatures which have infiltrated our world. Masters of adaptation. Parasites living off their human hosts– I mean that in the […]


1 February

Exploring new shapes.

Posted in Art making

I unloaded the glaze kiln this morning. Things have been fairly busy around the studio. Every surface is being used. I’ve been trying to remedy this, but with only one of the big kilns functioning it been going more slowly that I’d like. It will work out. After unloading the kiln this morning, I loaded […]

21 January

Mixing glazes and firing kilns.

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Things are moving right along in the studio with a few bumps here and there. Most of the mugs for the mug sale are photographed and posted in the shop. They’ll go on sale on Sunday, January 25th at Noon eastern time. Depending on how this next firing goes, there may be a few more […]

15 January

Photographing and organizing.

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Along with the rabies vaccine, sulfa drugs and hot water heaters, digital cameras are a truly awesome invention. I’m taking photos for the online shop for the sale on January 25th. I remember doing this the “other” way – buying film, setting up the photo stuff, taking photos 24 or 36 at a time, hauling […]

What's coming next? Online cup sale (just in time for Valentine's Day. Sunday, January 25th, Noon Eastern.
Shop. Then a Memory Box sale shortly after.