How to Build a Miniature Gallery without Any Tools

How to Build a Miniature Gallery without Any Tools

While I have access to saws and such, I wanted to make this fast and easy. Here’s how to build a miniature gallery with no tools at all. All you need is the pre-cut wood, wood glue, and paint. The base of the gallery is a cradled board from the art supply store....
How All My Art Goes Together

How All My Art Goes Together

Sometimes I look at another artist’s body of work and marvel that they work in a single medium for years and years, and sometimes even in a single style. At first glance, my body of work may look diverse, as if it’s lots of little, different bodies of...
The Defiance of a Married Woman Keeping her Name

The Defiance of a Married Woman Keeping her Name

Almost 100 years later, and it’s still true. I still get Christmas cards and invitations addressed to Not Me, after many years of marriage. And my gentle corrections are still sometimes met with hostility. 

Women of the 19th and 20th centuries fought for the legal...
Call for Art!  Very Small Art

Call for Art! Very Small Art

I’ve started a gallery. A very small gallery, it’s 12” x 12” x 12”, a literal white cube. And you’re invited to send art for the shows! This is a real physical space that will mostly exist in photos, though I also plan to offer to lend it out to art galleries. And,...
The Artists of Totally Legit Card Co.!

The Artists of Totally Legit Card Co.!

What’s our style? What’s our style over at the new Shopify store, Totally Legit Card Co.? That’s one of the questions asked by host Joann Hawker of the March Meet the Maker thing that’s happening over on Instagram. She asks good questions! All...
“More Work for Mother,” by Elaine Luther

“More Work for Mother,” by Elaine Luther

Introducing new artwork by me, Elaine Luther, about domestic labor; this is a series of 5 house forms, each with the inside back wall gold-leafed. There’s this body of research that shows that whenever “labor saving” devices are invented, and touted...