Humming along    March 03 2019
It has been nice having some time in my studio leading up to the busy teaching schedule ahead. I have been working on some new art works and jewelry and have recently updated my Etsy shop with new items. There is a direct link from my homepage to my shop. I'm such a fan of Etsy and the opportunity it provides for artists to get their work into the marketplace and to be seen. It always makes my heart soar when I see a sale come through and I am forever grateful of the support I have received through the years.


A new year!    January 19 2019
I don't know how it happens that times speeds by so very quickly and that my last update was in September! Our annual retreat in Mexico was fabulous and the student's project, The Dreamer, turned out so cool. We had our first San Miguel meeting of the New Year. We have our guest artist and our 2019 project is "under construction" as we speak. It is always such fun to get together and brain storm ideas for our collaborative project. March begins a very busy teaching schedule. I will be teaching at Art and Soul in Portland, then at Katherine England's studio and finally my March boutique home workshop...and all of these are just in March! Please check out my workshop page for more details about these upcoming venues if you are interested. Hope you all had a lovely holiday and that 2019 is a fantastic year filled with happiness, health and lots of creativity!


Fall Update    September 21 2018
Now that summer is a distant memory, I have been busy planning and submitting classes for next year's teaching schedule. There are a few dates that are up in the air so I have yet to post information about these events. I will be having my next three day home workshop in early October. The class is called Home is Where the Heart Is and students will be embellishing three wonderful house-shaped structures using a plethora of techniques. Looking forward to this fun time together. The next home workshop will be in March. We are also closing in on our trip to San Miguel de Allende....this year is our 9th year there and we seem to never tire of this charming locale. We take 30 lucky people with us each year, many of whom have been with us previously....and that is a testimony to how great of an experience it is. If you would like to be on my Newsletter list and find out more information about teaching dates, etc, please email me at Laurie@mikaarts.com.


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