"When I see the finished gourd vessel I visualize my smile similar
to the smile our creator must have when seeing his work of art in his
passion for creating beauty. It has taken me in different directions ove
the years and has brought me full circle with my gourd art. I spent my entire
life living in Minnesota and never heard of gourd art! When I retired and
moved to Arizona, I was looking for a way to visualize the feelings I have
for the desert, it's beautiful sunsets and the cultures who have thrived
here. When I first met artists working with this media and realized there
were many gourds growing in this area, I was soon part of this great group
of gourd artists.
What fun we have. With their help I have discovered the beauty of transforming
a dirty moldy gourd into a beautiful piece of art. Gourds have continued
to fascinate me and puts a smile on my face every time I finish one.
Please take a few minutes and let me share some of my pieces with you. Perhaps
they will inspire you to purchase one or ask about doing a special gourd
for you through a commission. E-mail
me and we can make a plan of action.
Tooled horse Wall Hanging
1st Place ribbon at Gold Rush Days Art Show in Wickenburg,AZ.