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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 […]

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31 August


Posted in Art making

The original title for this post was “Readying for the next exhibit”. The draft, describing how I prepare for an exhibit, has sat in my unpublished folder long enough that the exhibit has been packed and delivered to the gallery. It has been that kind of summer. Blink, and it is gone. I did get […]

6 June

Never explain.

Posted in Art making

Elbert Hubbard is quoted as saying, “Never explain – your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.” I agree with the root of this. Do I have enemies? If I do I’m not too concerned with what they think anyway. I agree with refraining from too much explanation. With […]

18 May

Busy busy

Posted in Buy Art Here!

Turns out vacations are a good thing. Or what passes for a vacation in my world. I like to work. Driving to southern Utah for the Greyhound Gang‘s Greyhound Gathering, setting up my booth, peddling my wares and volunteering where I can seems to be the best vacation for me. This trip is the F5 […]