Category Archives: folk art

Sam Sloth (my grandpa had one too)

A long time ago, my grandpa had a coconut like this in his basement on the wall and it had string in the mouth and you could pull the string and snip it off when you needed a little. His … Continue reading

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Antennas To The Sky (painted poles)

I am building something. I am painting stripes. I decided to take a step forward before I was ready. I hope the antenna will bring me down signals that are right. I hope it will bring me the message. I … Continue reading

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Boiled Peanuts (a trip to dillard)

I recently rode up to Hambidge for their Fall Festival. It was a sunny warm Saturday in October — a very peaceful afternoon of mellow music and mountain air. I ate some good food and learned about Raku firing of … Continue reading

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Do You Have Any White Paint? (the belt)

This week I have been downtown this week painting for Elevate 2017. Every day many people make comments or say things that make me laugh. Some say things that make me scratch my head and wonder what they meant. Some … Continue reading

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Painted Paper Letters (i used to love you)

The pink petals unfold and there are hand painted paper letters inside. I unfolded them and I lined them up on the ground. They read…. I USED TO LOVE YOU. The brown man in the turban was chewing gum.  My dog … Continue reading

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Doodles On Wood (they aren’t doodles at all)

Sippin’ mostly decaf coffee she bought me in Savannah during September I listen to 24 Frames by Isbell. My head hurts most days I awake. My brain never used to ache in the morning. At least I haven’t fallen upon the … Continue reading

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Just South Of Love (solo show and some other shennanigans)

A week ago we had a big opening reception for my current solo show Just South Of Love. It was a very big evening and I really couldn’t ask for much more support. Thank you. The show is currently at the … Continue reading

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Hot Fish (fast or fresh)

One hand behind my back. I have 8 miles to go.  I try to take advantage of all the untied shoe laces. I try to see something new in all the old faces. You might not understand if you tried. … Continue reading

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SCOPE (art delivery)

This weekend drove to Plains, Georgia to deliver a SCOPE bottle to Mr. John Williams. SCOPE stands for Sippin’ and Chilling On Paddling Expeditions. It is an offshoot of the Georgia Conservancy trips program—a unsanctioned yet fun loving subgroup. The SCOPE … Continue reading

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Outtakes (Big project spits out colored dust)

Working through projects. Maybe they aren’t going like you hoped. Somethings take so long. I don’t know all the answers. An online diary of my thoughts and confessions? — perhaps. So the big machine is roaring and sputtering and smoke shooting … Continue reading

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