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Fabric/Leather Artist. 2014 Inductee of The Texas Literary Hall Of Fame / GRIOT Awards from NABJ-Dallas / Voertman Poetry Prize & the 2000 Pushcart Prize

Folk Art. Quilting. Woodworking. Leather Burned Portraits. Fabric Art. Creative Writing. Storytelling. Family History & Genealogy Documenting

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Thank you for your interest in the work of my imagination and remembrance of the people, their places, dreams, desires and determinations.

I grew up surrounded by creativity as a way of life and survival. I still see joy in the forgotten everyday tools of our lives. My iron, brass, shale and leather sculpture works are reused cast-offs from candleholders, lamps, bed frames and things off the “What-Not Shelf”.


The Lord has been good and faithful in blessing me to create. He will do the same for you. I simply asked HIM in prayer to reveal my gifts.

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