Your shopping cart is empty.
Sep 01, 2020
I want to thank everyone who has visited the site and those who have purchased one of my pieces. I appreciate it very much.
Thanks also for following me on Instagram or Facebook and signing up for my emails.
This is all to say, I am happy that you engage with my work — as well as all the other art in your lives. Without you, there is no art.
I’m reminded of the age-old question about a tree falling in the woods. If no one is there, does it make a sound? The most moving picture, painting, sculpture, movie or book needs someone to engage with it. If no one sees a work of art, is it art?
“Overhead Groin,” my September calendar image, was taken with my drone hovering over the Lee Street Beach groin. After producing this image, I did some research on the four basic types of structures used to “control” water along a coast. (I use control in quotes, because given enough time, nature will always win against anything manmade.) Here they are:
Breakwater: This structure is designed to create a sheltered area behind it, usually a harbor. The breakwater keeps the lake or ocean waves from damaging boats, buildings and other property.
Groin: This is a structure built perpendicular to the shore. It is designed to keep sand from migrating down shore. Groins are therefore built in series. Where I live in Evanston, for example, there are five groins, one at each of our Lake Michigan beaches.
Jetty: A jetty is a single structure that extends out into the water, most often at the mouth of a harbor. The jetty creates a protected passageway, allowing boats to safely enter and exit the harbor.
Seawall: This structure is built parallel to the coast and is designed to protect the land from erosion and damage caused by the waves.
This presence of this badge signifies that this business has officially registered with the Art Storefronts Organization and has an established track record of selling art.
It also means that buyers can trust that they are buying from a legitimate business. Art sellers that conduct fraudulent activity or that receive numerous complaints from buyers will have this badge revoked. If you would like to file a complaint about this seller, please do so here.
The Art Storefronts Organization has verified that this business has provided a returns & exchanges policy for all art purchases.
We will provide a no charge replacement or refund for any quality issues. We may request to have the presentation / order returned to us and would provide a return shipping label. We do not provide a refund based on customer preference. We will provide a refund or a no charge replacement for any orders damaged in shipping. For a refund or replacement, please contact email@example.com. There’s a 15% restocking fee that is applied for any order canceled or exchanged.
This website provides a secure checkout with SSL encryption.
The Art Storefronts Organization has verified that this Art Seller has published information about the archival materials used to create their products in an effort to provide transparency to buyers.
• A Zero Landfill Manufacturer • Certified Great Place to Work award • Family Business award • Triad Fast 50 award for fast growth • Top Women-Owned Business award • NC Manufacturer of the year award • Paw of Approval Sustainability award • Top Triad Work Places award • DoneGood Approved for sustainable business • 50/50 gender equality at leadership levels
SAVE 20% ON YOUR FIRST ORDER!
Sign up below and I'll email you a 20% OFF coupon right now!
This is only visible to you because you are logged in and are authorized to manage this website. This message is not visible to other website visitors.
Click on any Image to continue
Below, select which favorite lists you would like to save this product into.
SAVE 20% ON YOUR FIRST ORDER!
Enter your email below and I'll email you a 20% OFF Coupon right now!
This offer is valid for NEW CUSTOMERS only!