Chalk Skulls & Vodka

The Chiltern Hills in England are made of chalk. Friday night Sean collected armfuls of the rocks from a building site that were bound for the skip. Balls of chalk rolled from Sean’s arms onto the kitchen table like dusty skulls. We took them in hand and wrote each other love notes on the house –…

Celtic Infinity Knots

I was scrolling through old photographs today and realized how strikingly similar my recent black & white paper-cut artwork is to the Celtic-inspired ink drawings I made ages ago, before I had kids. Artistic affinities and resonances run deep and surface again and again like runner roots. My artwork even looks like roots, in a tangle, an…