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Dimensions: 24″ x 36″
Technique: Acrylic on Canvas
At the Grand Opening party in August 2022, residents were asked to contribute what they enjoy most about living at the Eddy, in Bend, OR. After a year of travel doing #vanlife, I shifted to a more permanent location and moved into the Eddy apartments, in Bend. Bend was a place I called home. After months of new neighbors moving in and everyone getting settled into our new surroundings, with the river right outside our door, coffee shops, and the Deschutes River Trail within walking distance, a grand opening celebration invited all the new residents to meet each other…
Dimensions: 36″ x 48″
After a weekend of makers attending a Central Oregon Maker’s Faire, Maker’s contributed how they expressed themselves through art. I captured the thoughts and excitement from the weekend in this work which has a similar look and feel to my book cover “Look At What’s Inside” where I invite people to tap into their creativity…whatever creativity may look like to them.
Dimensions: 36″ x 36″
Healthy Habits began at a Maker’s Market as the year 2022 was drawing to a close. It’s never too early to begin applying new habits so even though it was early December I asked guests what Healthy Habits they wanted to implement in the new year..
At Quechua Benefit’s annual event, Education with a Destination, after dinner I shared an opportunity for the guests to share their experience of being involved with Quechua Benefit. That evening and over the weekend each guest would be participating in collective canvas that would later raise funds for the organization at a future event.
Dimensions: 24″ x 36″ Horizontal
The Bend Fashion Week inaugural event occurred in June 2022, and those in attendance contributed their creative inspiration.
In my first “Meet the Artist” event at Tumalo Coffeehouse in May 2022, participants shared words of inspiration and/or things they were working on and as the evening wrapped up, since everyone contributed to the work and I asked for a name, the group agreed on this works name.
On July 21, 2022, Michael Sipe had a fundraiser with Trey Taylor at Gary and Karen’s beautiful home out at Walker Ranch in Tumalo. It was another beautiful Central Oregon evening….
This piece started out at Late for the Train and has come back to be displayed for those that contributed to the Subliminal Story that lies underneath. For my first art installation at Late for the Train, in Flagstaff…
Dimensions: 36” x 36”
In 2019 I threw myself a Birthday party in the clubroom of my building. Yes…I threw myself a Birthday party. A few friends, Chelsea and Angela helped me decorate and prepare for the party. I thought it would be fun to …