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About crowpost

As a teaching artist it's important to me to get as many people from all walks of life involved in the creative process. So this is

Commissions and the Teaching Artist

I was thrilled to be asked to create this mosaic for some friends to celebrate their anniversary this year.  When Jonathan first asked me about doing this project  I was hesitant.  Given the fact that my school residencies have kept … Continue reading

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February Break

It’s been a long stretch without writing anything here… I’ve been taking a little break this month to regroup, rest and rewind! I recently had the opportunity to participate in an inaugural teaching artist’s academy  in Vermont.  About 20 of … Continue reading


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Mosaics & The Artist in Residence

Writing about mosaics is like dancing about architecture, or something like that.  (I’ve appropriated  this quote from a similar one that I just love.)  That’s probably why I haven’t written anything in awhile, it’s not that easy for me.  That, … Continue reading

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Mosaics at the “BIG E” !

One week from today I’ll be making a 3′ x 4′ mixed media mosaic in West Springfield, MA at the Big E! I’ve been hired by Gail McWilliam Jellie, Director of the Division of Agricultural Development at the NH Dept. … Continue reading

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Mosaics in History and Today

Happy Summer- finally!   I’ve had a great time this past fall, winter and now spring creating mosaics to help various towns to celebrate their anniversaries.  Local schools and their students are very interested in learning about their history and … Continue reading

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Deep Winter and Quiet Mosaics

What is this weather!?  Below zero one day, 38 degrees the next, and freezing rain today?  It’s January in NH!  From my studio windows I can see what’s coming over the fields to the West but I know how changeable … Continue reading

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Mosaic Workshops, Fall Musings and What’s Happening on “the Hill”!

Is it just me, or is everyone out there feeling caught off guard this fall? Well, here we are anyway and it really feels like fall today…leaves flying and frost edged basil! So it’s really gotten me in the mood … Continue reading

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Happy Summer! Kast Hill Studio is super busy taking advantage of the sunny skies after weeks and weeks of rain. Coming up on July 8 & 9 I’ll be in Harrisville, NH at the home and studios of Hans and … Continue reading

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Weare Middle School Artist in Residence

It has been my pleasure to work with the students of Weare Middle School, grades 5-8 for the past week. Some 600 kids worked on a total of 6 3′ x 4′ mosaic panels to help commemorate their town’s 250th … Continue reading

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Compass Rose is Complete!

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