Talked with you in July this year at Bate's Nut Farm. Your work is incredible. I could imagine having one of these beautiful art pieces in my home and discovering something new in the design each day."
"With this 'Organica' series, I let the gourds lead the designs. Playing with different pens, heat settings, shading tecniques, and textures on a single gourd is fun and great practice. Different kinds of music help me with…"
Thanks Conway, I am from the "Dutch Reservation", but work with the Lakota people from the Pine Ridge rez in South Dakota. I will always be eternally grateful for the gift of giving that they taught my family. Harlan
That's a great thing to know about your name. I know my dad hated that name. He was called Connie all during school, so when he got old enough he started to call himself Joe; maybe after being in the Navy. Personally, I like it.
I see you're living in San Diego. I grew up in Anaheim and actually lived in San Diego briefly.
I miss the beach!
Anyway, love your work and can't wait to see what's next!
Conway, I don't think I have enough time! lol I still have a head full of ideas. Between dog, husband, house, yoga, gardening and horse riding lessons they each take a turn at being neglected(mostly yoga and riding). Your work is great and I love seeing what next you do! One of these days I'm doing sea turtles!