I’ll be wearing my mask

I’ve decided to brave our COVID world and have agreed to put on a demonstration of polymer clay at High Hand Gallery this coming Saturday. I feel pretty comfortable because I know my family of artists is very aware of … Read More

A new passion

Well it’s not all that new. I have been fascinated by “surface design” since I took an ongoing class in the 1980s. We learned to design and silk screen print our own fabric. Things are much easier to produce now! … Read More

Go with the Flow

And this pandemic has really changed our flow, hasn’t it? Voluntary quarantine and isolation affect each of us differently. Most creative types welcome a chunk of time without interruption. Of course you do need supplies and food, right? And it’s … Read More

Blue Faeries

I’ve resisted the glorious windswept clouds and the outdoors for a rielaxing and productive day, creating in the studio.

Have a Heart

Chalk pastels–so beautifully brilliant! This is the medium I’ve used to create a series of cards. Each of the eight hearts above is featured on a 4.5″ x 6.25″ card and the cards are printed on lovely matte-coated 47# cover … Read More

Jewelry Fabrication Workshop

Saturday, January 25 10 am to 2 pm. Newcastle, CA During this workshop we’ll make at least one pair of earrings and possibly a simple necklace or bracelet. Participants will be shown how to make a variety of ear wires … Read More

Studios Tour 2019

It’s going to be a great weekend for a colorful drive in the country! I’ll be showing my latest pieces at my NEW studio! And if you are a beader or artist, I’ll open my polymer bead treasure for you … Read More

Feathery Fun

An earring collection inspired by fanciful feather shapes. See them at Studios Tour, November 8-10, 2109.

Studio Tour Coming Up!

Click the leaf to watch the video–studio tour is coming!

Final Farewell to Reif Erickson

Thursday, August 8, from 5-8 pm Those of you who are familiar with Reif Erickson’s chalk pastel work know how magically his plein air pieces captured the essence of his many travels. His remaining work will be closed out this … Read More

Announcing two workshops in one day

You won’t want to miss the fun at High Hand Art Gallery’s ART FEST 2019 on Saturday and Sunday, April 6-7. Check out the link for all the fun details including guest vendor lineup, music and photo booth information.   AND … Read More

Kermit Hoops

It feels good to make earrings again! These Power Coin earrings feature rustic copper hoops handmade by Kermit McCourt and hypoallergenic niobium wires.

Family Fun Workshop

I’d like to share the Geissner family with you. While visiting High Hand Gallery, parents Bob and Marge decided that a workshop would be a fun way to spend a day with their visiting daughters. So they booked my Jewelry … Read More

Victorian Steam Punk Holiday 2018

We’ve been very busy at High Hand Art Gallery in Loomis, where I am a member and have a lovely studio! This weekend is the annual High Hand Tree Lighting (Saturday around 5:30 pm) and the Gallery goes a bit … Read More

Studios Tour Plans 2018

I’ll let you in on a secret. When I participate in Studios Tour and I’m maybe a little overwhelmed in the preparation I think to myself “Why did I commit to this?” Sometimes I DON’T participate and instead have a … Read More

I have lucky friends!

Because one of them usually wins the drawing I am about to announce. The Placer Artists Studios Tour is November 9 – 11, 2018. Once again this year there will be a drawing for “bucks” that the winner may spend … Read More

Power Coin Workshop

Sunday, August 12 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Hosted at The Creation Station! Part of High Hand Gallery, 3750 Taylor Road in Loomis Each power coin is INFUSED with ENERGY. In this workshop, you will work with up to … Read More

Power Coins Assembly Workshop

Saturday, June 30, 2018 Hosted at my NEW STUDIO, The Creation Station!Part of High Hand Gallery, 3750 Taylor Road in Loomis Each power coin is INFUSED with ENERGY. In this workshop, you will create a piece of jewelry from the … Read More


It’s been awhile since I created journals, and now I am thinking of ideas to capture in them. The first two: ADVENTURE and Seeds. More to come as I fill them. These will be part of my show “The Spirit … Read More

Flowers and Hearts at the Galleries

Something a little different for me. Polymer clay and Swarovski crystal trinket bowls, going to Auburn. Old Town Gallery.

Thank you to our visitors!

Painter Sandra Main and I are just coming down from a busy PlacerArts Studios Tour weekend. We transformed the “Green Room” at the General Gomez Arts & Events Center into the colorful “Back Room” gallery for the event. Many of … Read More

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