I paint, bead, weave dream catchers, sew creations, take photos, and do crafts of all sorts with many materials. I enjoy blending 2 or more forms together into a sculpture or a story board/panel. Often, I integrate my poetry and art into one artistic piece.
A page in constant progress! Bare with me while I gather pictures.
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• Textile Creations •
Currently, You Will Relocate is on display at Phipps Gallery in Hudson, WI until February 21, 2020.
•A Tricksters Domain Series
is a series of narrative panels of mixed media depicting my poem , Lost on Some Dirt Road. There are seven 14 by 22 inch story panels of fabric, words, feathers, beads, and bone. Each panel illustrates a stanza or a part of a stanza that is in writing upon the piece. From the moment the car leaves the rez road and drives under the canopy of song they enter a surreal domain of hidden camps and charging buffalo. The observer is whisped along from panel to panel until the carload escapes the tricksters domain. Here are the first three:
These photos are excellent. The zoom really works. Pictures Jesse Lee
All Seven Story Panels
A Tricksters Domain
• Wearable Art •
• Paintings •
Click here to see the poems that go with each painting.
• Photography •
• Sculptures/Installations •
2 or more artistic forms: carving, dream catches, photography, crafting, bead work…..blended together in one art piece.
A collaboration of poetry and art printed on fancy paper. $5 – $20 catch me in person.
Prints Available contact River at