Gallery - Natural masks

Studio work, Winter 2020

Burlap hobgoblin. Recycled burlap, celluclay, natural polymer starch, and natural earth and mineral pigments in a hide glue binder.

Studio work, Fall 2019

Swirly Fox. Recycled burlap, natural polymer starch, jute cord, and local earth pigments
Hobgoblin. Recycled burlap, natural polymer starch, and local earth pigments.
Moon Swirls. Recycled burlap, natural polymer starch, handmade yellow-flag iris paper, and local earth pigments. 


Students' work, Fall 2019


Ivy's mask. Recycled burlap, natural polymer starch, and local earth and indigo pigments.



Chloe's mask. Recycled burlap, natural polymer starch, and local earth and indigo pigments.


Carly's mask. Recycled burlap, natural polymer starch, and local earth and indigo pigments.


Sharon's mask. Recycled burlap, natural polymer starch, indigo leaf fiber and local earth and indigo pigments.









Students' work at Echoes in Time
Summer 2019

Brett's mask. Recycled burlap, natural polymer starch,  cottonwood inner bark, teasel seed-heads, blackberry cane beads, scrap felted wool material and willow framework.
Mindy's mask. Recycled burlap, natural polymer starch, cottonwood inner bark, lichen, and rabbit fur.


Studio work, Summer 2019


My son's fish man mask. Recycled burlap and natural polymer starch.
Forest woman. Burlap, polymer starch, willow, cottonwood fiber, turkey bone, pheasant and chicken features and jute cord.
Leaf face. Felted wool fabric (AKA "boiled wool sweater"), natural polymer starch, and local earth pigment. (Chlorite green from Mt Hood)
The Observer. Burlap, natural polymer starch, pheasant feathers, turkey bones, jute cord, yarn, and local earth pigments.
Swirl bird. Recycled burlap, natural polymer starch, pheasant feathers, carved bone, jute cord, and iron oxide pigments.




Woven mask workshops at Echoes in Time
2015, 2016 & 2018

Birch bird mask and hat. Birch bark, birch twigs, pheasant feathers, chicken feathers, turkey bone, and raffia. 2018.
Michael's Straw Boy / Biddy Boy-style mask. Dried cattail leaves and raffia. 2018.
Straw-boy / Biddy Boy-style mask and mummer's outfit. Dried cattail leaves and raffia, recycled coffee sacks. 2015.
Student Straw-boy/Biddy Boy-style mask and mummer's outfit. Dried cattail leaves and raffia, recycled coffee sacks. 2015.
Skekler or Grolek-style mummer's hat. Dried cattail leaves and raffia. 2015.
Straw Boy/Biddy Boy-style mummer's mask. Dried cattail leaves and raffia. 2015.