A set of 26-30 individual sound games focused on the solo singer, duos, small groups and larger circles. Exercises were created over decades of impro-visational singing, teaching & collaborating.
Available Fall, 2017
The Voiceweaving Elements handbook includes the text of all Voiceweaving Cards with added information and tips about each sound game as well as my philosophy about the practice.
Available Winter, 2017-2018
Through the Eyes of an Artist
“Through The Eyes Of An Artist” (working title) is a full-color, 120-130 page, non-fiction trade book exploring the life and work of Portland painter Betty Chilstrom as well as underlying themes that inspired her interest during a long and prolific, 70-year career. Sponsored by the Regional Arts & Culture Council - RACC | Available Fall, 2017
•The evolution of a mid-20th century woman artist
•The impact of life experience on an artist’s work
•A passion to reflect and visually interpret the ongoing flow
of community life in Portland
•The dynamic landscape - City and Country Life
•Snapshots of Portland Neighborhoods, 1960-2000
•Preservation of regional Historic Architecture
Columbia River Stories
Co-Author Judith Yeckel and I are revising two stories of historical fiction originally published under one title as a group of four stories. We're reformatting them as stand-alone books to include new illustrations and activities for grades 3-5.