Brush Creek Artist Residency..oh so sweet!

October 5, 2012 | Filed in: Art Progress | 1 Comment »

I  just returned from two weeks at the Brush Creek Artist Residency, which is a residency amidst  the Brush Creek dude ranch-a beautiful dude ranch in the platte valley near Saratoga, Wyoming.  I must say, it was a life changing experience.  I was fortunate enough to be with 7 other amazing, supportive, engaged artists.  It […]


Prairie Buffet Send Off Party!

September 12, 2012 | Filed in: Art Progress | No Comments »

Thanks to all who attended the send off party before the Prairie Buffet hit the road – and thanks to you all for helping set up and take amazing photos! Setting up for the Send Off party on the prairie and enjoying drinks, appetizers, and cameras during the golden hour.  


Exhibitor’s Choice Award at 2012 Western Design Conference!

September 12, 2012 | Filed in: Art Progress | No Comments »

I premiered my latest furniture creation at the 2012 WDC in Jackson, Wyoming, where I won one of the Exhibitor’s Choice Awards!   It is such an honor to have the respect of other artists–the place was full of amazing work!   Thus, it is not surprising that we had a four way tie for […]


Jackson Hole Western Design Conference this weekend!

September 4, 2012 | Filed in: Art Progress | No Comments »

I leave Wednesday for Jackson and the WDC.  I’m very excited to be in this juried show and see all the amazing functional art.  If you are in the area come by!  I can’t post pictures of my piece, “Prairie Sentinal Buffet”, until after the show, but I look forward to doing so.  It is […]


Summer 2012 Shows

May 16, 2012 | Filed in: Art Progress | No Comments »

I am pleased to announce my summer and fall furniture show schedule.  I applied for some long shots and got in, including the exclusive Western Design Conference in Jackson Hole!   If you are in the area or know anyone who is, pass on the information for these sure to be good shows: July 6th-8th: Breckenridge […]


Custom Saloon Doors

May 16, 2012 | Filed in: Art Progress | No Comments »

This fun custom project was for clients (and long time friends) in Denver, CO.   They had a vision of old saloon doors for their bathroom and we came up with this design, including the custom R brand for their last names (Both begin with R). The frame is reclaimed barn siding and the panels […]


Arts and Crafts End Table

February 13, 2012 | Filed in: Art Progress, commissions, Furniture | No Comments »

This table was a commission for a Christmas present this past December.  Cherry,  21 3/4″ ht x 16″ diameter top.


Steel Tree

February 6, 2012 | Filed in: Art Progress, Furniture, Metal | No Comments »

Steel Tree: hand forged steel, 77″ ht x 31″ diameter, Meg Thompson, 2011. This fall I finally finished the Steel Tree I started a few years ago.   It began as a coat hanger.  But as I hammered the hot square metal into textured tree bark, it quickly became clear it was going to be more […]


NIC show and Open Shop

December 5, 2011 | Filed in: Art Progress, Art Shows | No Comments »

I just wanted to thank everyone who came to my fall shows– in Laramie my first annual Open Shop and in Casper,  the Nicolaysen Art Museum’s Fall Art show and sale.  Thanks for everyone who came out to our place for the Open Shop and endured the chili and company and weather. 😉  And thanks […]


Furniture Pieces in Phoenix Galllery in Centennial, WY

October 13, 2011 | Filed in: Art Progress | No Comments »

This summer Linda Taylor who owns the Phoenix Gallery in Centennial, WY invited me to put some furniture pieces in her wonderful gallery that showcases local artists.  The gallery is a gem of a surprise, nestled in behind The Trading Post.  Stop by and see her impressive collection of local art!  I believe she has […]