I am an Inspirationist. I inspire the people around me try new things and to think about life from a different perspective. In my workshops I make a safe place for people to explore, experiment and express themselves through the process of art making.
I have developed the concept of the ‘Inspiraculum’. This is a place to breathe, dream, explore, be inspired and to find one’s self. This place can be in my studio, kitchen or wherever I find myself inspired to create. The word Inspiraculum combines ‘spirare’, to breathe in, to uplift the spirit and ‘aculum’, a protective structure.
I have been designing and making original art quilts and fibre art since 1997. I have shown my work in quilts shows and art galleries in the US and the UK.