Change is an inevitable part of life. Inspired by my own experience of loss and the discovery of joy on the other side, my playful and colorful clay monoprints invite you to explore the layers of your own life ... encouraging you to reconnect with its simple joys.
People sometimes find it hard to accept change, whether it’s a loss or something positive. However, if you reflect and go within, it can serve as an impetus for growth. Our forgotten passions and deferred dreams may even rise to the surface.
My artwork is a reflection of my own journey through changes that have impacted my life. Out of sorrow, the joy of living has made itself known to me. A return to the things I value and playful spontaneity are all a part of what it has meant to return to my authentic self.
My clay monoprints invite you to explore the many layers of your life and to reconnect with its simple joys Playful and colorful, they will serve as a reminder to take the time to play, have fun and to honor the values you strongly believe in. The journey will lead you to the place where you can claim your best life, just as it has done for me.
I grew up in...
My favorite book is...
very hard to choose as I'm an avid reader. The Goldfinch is one of many. Not only did I read it, I also listened to the audio book. The readers were so spectacular that I can still hear their voices in my head!
The last show I binge watched was...
The Queen's Gambit
My favorite gift I ever received was...
from my husband when I turned 60. When we were in Victoria, British Columbia, I found a very unique pine cone. Mitch had a friend who is a jeweler make it for me as a pendant!
My favorite meal is...
I have no formal education in art, but my life has pretty much embraced the creative arts - as a musician and language arts teacher. My first foray into art was as a ceramic artist. Years later when I met my late husband, Mitch Lyons, I learned his clayprinting technique. In the studio, his creativity and curiosity inspired me and opened my eyes to a whole new world of clay. It has changed my life!