Beneficial Insects Image Process

What are beneficial insects anyway? Beneficial insects are insects that pollinate trees and plant-life while they collect nectar from flowers. Insects that are predators of undesirable, destructive insects are also seen as beneficial to human activities. There are many more beneficial insects than what I have included in my book, but you can count on…

Summer Commissions in End Grain

These past few months have been full of fun adventures and productive studio time. This post focuses on the commissions – the first commissioned by Larkspur Press for “Planting Trees” a poem by Wendell Berry that will be printed as a broadside and sold at Black Swan Books in Lexington, KY. Trees are complicated structures,…

All-A-Flutter at KY Crafted: The Market!

Stop by the activities area at KY Crafted: The Market this weekend April 22 & 23! We will be making Butterfly Books – the Viceroy, Kentucky’s state butterfly! The butterfly covers are original prints designed, handprinted and cut by Joanne Price. Another pollinator for the Market and a delightful book to record stories or drawings…

Some Heavy Metal

Lucky girl to have so many wonderful allies and supporters – Gray Zeitz of Larkspur Press donated this lovely little (heavy) press to me 🙂 It was a cold day to move a press: a 15 degree Farenheit start at 8:15 am. We started out plucky enough and arrived at the King Library Press in…

Some fuel for the Beneficial Insects book!

I’m honored to announce that I have received a Kentucky Foundation for Women’s Artist Enrichment grant! The generous funding will go towards work on my Beneficial Insects book project that was started in 2014. The Kentucky Foundation for Women’s Artist Enrichment grant will add to the support started by Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest “Local…