To complete the final three essays for the collection - A Matter of Translation - prepare the finished manuscript for publication, research appropriate publishers, and begin submitting the book for publication.
The project will explore and create mono prints with a focus on the Tomalist movement for inspiration and direction. Techniques learned here will inform new paintings toward the goal of future exhibitions.
Work with an established writer who will help nurture her voice, strengthen her manuscript, and educate her on the business of writing. In addition she will host a reading and discussion with other writers.
To develop essays based on outings in northern Minnesota's woods and wetlands, including their botanical and cultural history - a merging of earlier work in natural history and recent work in personal essay.
To create her own compositions based on traditional motifs, and to develop broader interpretation of traditional designs to capture concepts of love and family using the “ikat" technique in Lao waving.