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Glass Art and Culture|Preston Singletary

Posted by on Aug 2nd, 2014 in glass, native american | Comments Off on Glass Art and Culture|Preston Singletary

Glass Art and Culture|Preston Singletary

Fusion in glass art and culture is intertwined within the work of Preston Singletary. He is a Native American Artist from the Northwest Coast tribe, the Tlingit. Preston Singletary was raised in Seattle, where he learned the traditions of European glassmaking through the Marioni Family, Dante and Paul. Singletary decided to combine the traditions of Native American culture and glassmaking. As a Navajo artist myself, I admire how Singletary portrays the rich Northwest Coast Indian culture through his contemporary glass sculptures. Preston...

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Beauty Around You

Posted by on Oct 30th, 2013 in random | Comments Off on Beauty Around You

Beauty Around You

            As I made my short commute to our studio today, I soaked in the amazing Fall Foliage here in Philadelphia PA. This thought came across my mind today…. ““When your mind is elsewhere, you miss the beauty around...

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T Rex Invades Broad Street Philly

Posted by on Apr 28th, 2013 in art and sculpture, cultural, random | Comments Off on T Rex Invades Broad Street Philly

T Rex Invades Broad Street Philly

Sometimes a day of sunshine is just the trick to spark inspiration. The sights and sounds of Broad Street came alive with creative art action. My collection of photographs   from my visit  to the Philadelphia International Arts Festival...

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Running on Navajo Indian Time

Posted by on Mar 16th, 2012 in native american | Comments Off on Running on Navajo Indian Time

Running on Navajo Indian Time

My mind is always racing with non-stop thoughts, it is so hard to stop the constant chatter. Turning the voice off in my head is a difficult to control. I am working on quiet meditation for at least 20 minutes of stillness. As an Navajo Indian living on the East Coast within a major city is a far cry from where my ancestors are from. I am from the Dine Nation, Navajo Tribe. The Dine Bikeya is a between the Four Sacred Mountains of New Mexico and Arizona. When I am on the Navajo Reservation, it takes me several days to unwind. I am told “to...

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Learn to unwind and embrace life

Posted by on Mar 16th, 2012 in random | Comments Off on Learn to unwind and embrace life

Learn to unwind and embrace life

“It is often when we have the least free time or energy to devote to joy that we need to learn to unwind and enjoy ourselves the most. ” Interesting quote on happiness from the Daily OM email, it is yet so true! This week has been quite a hectic schedule with our 6 year old’s Spring Break and trying to manage a work schedule at our studio/gallery location. Both my husband and I have tried to have our daughter work with us in the studio, but that only leaves us frustrated. So I have decided for this week, to devote my time to joy and learn to...

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