Hartford Courant Article!

I was really excited to be interviewed by Pam McLoughlin for an article in the Hartford Courant about the whale being hung in the library on campus. You can read the full article here. You can also visit the whale at the University of Hartford Campus in the Mortensen Library. Library hours until December 13thContinue reading “Hartford Courant Article!”

Talking and Sewing with MILE

What a treat to be invited to speak with the folks at MILE (Middlesex Institute for Lifelong Education) this month on October 6th. They were a well-informed and attentive bunch who were game to hear a lecture about plastic pollution and then hang around to sew after! We’re currently working on the Pygmy Right Whale,Continue reading “Talking and Sewing with MILE”

take a survey about the Entangled and ingested Project

Have you experienced the Entangled and Ingested Project, whether through a public talk, a sewing workshop, an art exhibit, or another event? We’d like to know your thoughts about the project’s impact and a little about you and how you think about the larger problem of plastic pollution. If you have experienced the Entangled andContinue reading “take a survey about the Entangled and ingested Project”

Interview by the amazing Fiona Long

Fiona Long is a good friend of the family and one of my most dependable contributors to the sewing project. She came to Main Street to sew on my various whale projects frequently. She’s a wonderful human being who is one of the most thoughtful kids I know. She’s taking music lessons with Karen HoggContinue reading “Interview by the amazing Fiona Long”

Hanging the whale at the University of Hartford

What a day. On October 3 2022 the amazing team from Level Fine Art Services brought their many talents to the University of Hartford to hang the 60 foot sperm whale. This whale project began in December of 2021, when I began my attempt to create the largest piece in the Entangled and Ingested series.Continue reading “Hanging the whale at the University of Hartford”

Charter oak Cultural center Show opening this week!

I’m super thrilled to have a show curated by the talented Pierre Sylvain from the Charter Oak Cultural Center. If you’re not familiar with his work, you should check it out. His mosaics are stunning. Here’s a video of me, Pierre and Raoul hanging the show. Here’s a brief video of the pieces in theContinue reading “Charter oak Cultural center Show opening this week!”

Quilters take a moment 2022

I am so honored to be selected as a contributor to the Quilt Alliance‘s 2022 Quilters Take a Moment show Sustaining Threads: Connecting Sustainability in Our Quilts and Our Environment. The amazingly creative curator Laura Hopper selected my community-created piece Minke Whale to be a part of this show. Go check out the other pieces–Continue reading “Quilters take a moment 2022”

Mystic Aquarium: Women in Science Day

It was such a treat to return to the annual Mystic Women in Science day to share my Entangled and Ingested project. This time I brought along coloring sheets of a leatherback turtle to share with the kids. It was super fun. I am always BLOWN AWAY by the Mystic Aquarium when I visit. ThisContinue reading “Mystic Aquarium: Women in Science Day”