Art and Dance

The design/business side of my life has brought a whole new world of enriching art experience to my world this past year. My business partner and I have launched an online destination for adult ballet dancers, BalletforAdults.com.  I am wholeheartedly loving this...

The Arabesque

I picture a dancer in arabesque, poised gracefully on the tip of one toe, her other leg straight behind her at 90 degrees, one hand back and one artistically stretched forward — the embodiment of grace in classic ballet. The name arabesque applied to the flowing...

New wiring for the kiln

We have been fusing glass downstairs in the home studio since we bought our Skutt kiln in 2004. It has been a workhorse, but we are dealing with our first repair issue. We programmed it to go one night, and the screen displayed the dreaded Err1 message. I could have...

a new look, reflecting

It’s a new look for the Rowanberry Blog this year, and I have a new goal to strive for in continuing to post.  Reflecting back on this artistic journey, I just can’t let it go and give it up.  I have to keep trying to find the time to share artistic...

neglected blog . . . glass resuscitatation

Poor, neglected blog!  I have been kept busy these days with other things, and I really need to post something new! Fortunately, I have just the thing.  I was recently invited to attend a field trip with The Midwest Contemporary Glass Art Group (MCGAG) to the...

finally something new

I know, I seem to have dropped off the planet.  My computer work has gotten quite busy, and the gardening season has been here for a while now.  Instead of my cozy winter mornings searching out new art online, I have been making over my perennial beds, digging grass...