Hello Friend! Here are some of my favorite good and sturdy art from trash pieces from 2010. Thanks for having a look!

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FIRST FAMILY AT PLAY, SANDY BEACH

  

18" x 14.5"

Ingredients: Frame from brett st. giles estate sale in J-Tree; piece of cabinet from my airstream trailer (i painted on it for the canvas); pull tabs from some cans; brass wire from yucca Valley swap meet; sand from a beach but i forget what beach; wave painted by oily wagon wheel; love from shari

 

i'm sending this to the president and his family : )

i'm hoping to be the official folk artist of the white house, the folk artist laureate

 

THE QUEEN OF THE UNIVERSE

 

  

7.25" x 8" $60

Ingredients: plastic from my airstream trailer; wooden handle from a recent yard sale; twisties from veggies i ate; wooden bead from a friend; wire from yucca valley swap meet;love from shari

 

SOLD (thank you Susan Kuhlman in Center Moriches, NY and also NYC, NY)

 

LIFE IN THE SLOW LANE

  

5" x 6"

Ingredients: board from the estate sale of brett st. guile in JT, calif last month; threads from sandy crouse of ohio and sales; little troll from some yard sale or maybe sandy; puka shell necklace from a thrift store, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Lynn Kilroy of Santa Monica, who visited with her neighbor Ellen Carpenter yesterday. Lynn also added "portable friendly and supportive audience" to her collection, which i forgot to photograph and Ellen took home the "i feel so sparkly" butterfly)

 

I'M HAPPY WITH ME

4.5" x 5" $45

Ingredients: board from the desert; glitter from the easter bunny; wire, thread and beads from the yard sales of my life, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Annie Gould in Ramona, CA)

 

 

 

 

 

WELCOME TO THE BATHROOM

7" x 8" $100

Ingredients: board is from an old cabinet from my airstream trailer; frame wood from my shed/outhouse at my cabin; glitter, broken car window, aquarium rocks and sequins from sandy crouse and sales; wire on back from that sale last month, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Luana Lynch of Joshua Tree, CA)

 

it was fun to sell the saw with flowers to bobby furst and the mermaids to luanna lynch today (May 2) at the Noah Purifoy Tribute at the 29 Palms Art Gallery in 29 Palms, CA

TRY TO LIVE A BALANCED LIFE

8" x 8" $100

Ingredients: board from art queen storage; upwords letter trays from a game i got at st. mary's rummage sale; ballerina from ebay; muscle man and fire man from some recent yard sale; wire on back from the brett st. guile estate sale, love from shari

SOLD (thank you John Cassidy of Palo Alto, CA and also of Klutz.com)

 

BEST FRIENDS FOREVER

  

8" x 7" $80

Ingredients: piece of cabinet from my old airstream trailer; clowns from the artist from chicago named DT i think and i got that circus from him at the louisville folkfest a couple of years ago; glass eyes from ebay; frame wood is from my shed/outhouse, which is still standing but i'm thinking of turning it into a gazebo type thing even though if you know me well, i have a history of disliking gazebos for some reason (mostly the boring ones you find at home depot), or maybe it is because it is fun to dislike something so seemingly harmless, such as a gazebo, love from shari

 

SOLD (thank you Michael Hall in Boston, MA)

 

 

 

SOMETIMES I NEED A COMPLETELY NEW PERSPECTIVE

  

7.5" x 6" $100

Ingredients: old broken drawer and scraps of wood from my collection; pearls, jewels, wire and plastic eyes from the recent brett st. giles estate sale in JT, calilf; cedar block from ramona otto of santa monica, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Corinne Warner in Dorset, VT)

 

 

BEST FRIENDS FOREVER

9.5"" x 9.5"

i made another best friends forever cuz the first one i did was popular. this one is going to live with mary regas.

SOLD (thank you Mary Regas in Pasadena, CA)

 

REMEMBER TO BE GRATEFUL

  

9.5" x 10" $120

Ingredients: wood and board from art queen's great collection; cap from someone's chapstick; eyes from ebay; twisties from electronics, etc; pull tabs on back from cans; brass wire from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Leslie Meyer in Los Angeles, CA)

note from shari: i am grateful all these works found happy new homes today, and guess what, i think tony mason may have magically healed my hot water heater for now, the hot water is no longer rust colored.

 

RADIATE LOVE

15" x 15" $180

Ingredients: board and wire on back from the estate sale of brett st. guile; i think i got those heater vents from a recent junk sale; piece of an old broom handle; watch band from ramona otto; eyes from sandy crouse of ohio; bead from a friend, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Danielle Haber in NY)

 

 

KALI

  

15.5" x 21.5" $300

Ingredients: board from the recent estate sale of brett st. guile, same for the beads on thread (hair); clown heads from a church rummage sale on church street today (april 8, 2010); wooden letters from ebay; i'm not sure if that letter opener is ivory or fake but it's from sandy crouse; my old paint brushes and the old paint brushes of others; glitter from sandy; plastic paratrooper from some yard sale; chains beads, shell, scissors and "queen quality shoes" shoe helper? from sandy crouse and other friends; scraps of plywood from the plywood "elf" guitar; frame wood is from my old airstream trailer's old cabinets, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Rainn Wilson of the Office and of Los Angeles, CA, check out his soulpancake website)

i just love the hindu goddess kali

 

 

THE DOGS THAT AT YOUR BIRTHDAY CAKE

15.5" x 6.5" $150

Ingredients: piece of cabinet from my airstream trailer; googly eyes and spools (once holding thread) from sandy crouse of ohio; yellowed eyes are from a thrift store in JT, calif, years ago; wire from the yv swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Erica Privitelli in Los Angeles, CA, her second elf

and it's her birthday today! happy birthday, Erica!)

 

REMEMBER TO PLAY EVERY DAY

19.5" x 7.5" $220

Ingredients: old shelf or drawer from the brett st. gile estate sale; frame wood from nancy fuller's old fence in los angeles; wooden hand-carved carving blocks also from the b.s.g. sale; twisties from electronics, etc; eyes from ebay; caps from water; pull tab on the back from a can, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Lisa Boulanger at Princeton for Mateo's room, see cute picture above, talk about radiatiing love!)

note from shari: i really love this piece! the cats are penciled in

 

 

HERE ARE SOME FLOWERS FOR ME

27" x 5.5" $100

Ingredients: old rusty saw from some sale in the desert a long time ago; beads, shells and puka shells from the sales of my life and from friends, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Bobby Furst of Joshua Tree, CA)

I LIKE THE MOON

6.5" x 5.5" $60

Ingredients: board from the desert; scraps of wood from my collections; letters from the arts council thrift store in JT; eyes and wire on back from the estate sale of brett st. giles, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Jenn Feeney in Portland, OR)

SHIP OF HAPPY DREAMS

8" x 4" $75

Ingredients: piece of cabinet from my airstream trailer; glitter from the frenchettes (i just love that turquoise glitter); plaster letters from the mbcac thrift store in joshua tree; piece of metal with those holes in it found on the ground; silver glitter from sandy crouse of ohio; brass wire from the YV swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Devon and Dory to hang in their future, very soon barge of dreams somewhere near Olympia, WA)

the special poem request by Dory:
Ship the ship of dreams
the one that flips and gleams
from your Airstream to our barge and beyond
the one to see us to mainfest to float us over yon
der
I want the boat!
so here's the note!

 

SOMETIMES WE JUST NEED A NEW PERSPECTIVE

7.5" x 4" $75

Ingredients: piece of cupboard from my airstream trailer; eyes from the arts council thrift store and brett st. giles estate; scraps of wood from my collections; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; staples from some boards,love from shari

SOLD (thank you Mel Lennington in Santa Monica, CA)

WHEE

4" $30

Ingredients: paint can lid and jewels from the brett st. giles estate sale last weekend; wire from sandy crouse of ohio; glitter from the frenchettes of yucca valley, calif; broken car window from the ground; popcicle stick painted by a child, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Tina Ryman in New Jersey)

LIFE IS A HAPPY LITTLE DANCE

(I LIKE THE WATUSI.... I LIKE THE LOCOMOTION)

7" x 6" $80

Ingredients: board from the desert;cedar blockS from ramona otto; brass wire on back from the yucca valley swap meet;BEAD from a friend (dog noses) love from shari

SOLD (thank you Katiana Zimmerman in Encino, CA)

 

RING THE BELL THAT STILL CAN RING, FORGET YOUR PERFECT OFFERING.

THERE IS A CRACK, A CRACK IN EVERYTHING, THAT'S WHERE THE LIGHT GETS IN. -Leonard Cohen

  

9" $40

Ingredients: smashed bakers square pie tin from the dirt road out in front of my neighbor, princess the horse's house the other day when i was giving her some greens and fresh grass that had grown across the street from recent rains; this is one of my favorite verses from leonard cohen, my favorite singer/songwriter, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Corinne Weber in Santa Monica, CA)

LIFE IS A HAPPY LITTLE DANCE

6" x 6" $75

Ingredients: board from the desert;cedar blockS (noses) from ramona otto; brass wire on back from the yucca valley swap meet; i i sliced up a colored pencil purchased from a flea market in kansas city, kansas for those dog noses, love from shari

SOLD (thank you anonymous)

FIND A QUIET PLACE

6" x 6" $75

Ingredients: board from the desert; beautiful turquoise glitter and pink aquarium rock from the frenchettes family of yucca valley; broom from the desert; beads from sandy crouse of ohio; wire from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Chuck Wild in Hollywood, CA)

 

DO NOT FEAR THE DEEP

6" x 7.5" $50

Ingredients: board from AQ storage; cedar block (nose) and piece of broom handle from ramona otto; eyes and glitter from sandy crouse; wire from the YV swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you anonymous)

 

LINDA IN HER UNDERWEAR EATING CAKE

6" x 5"

 

SPECIAL COMMISSION FOR LINDA BAKER OF LOS ANGELES, WHO LOVES CAKE!

I KNOW WORRYING WORKS 'CUZ EVERYTHING I HAVE EVER WORRIED ABOUT HAS NEVER HAPPENED

5.5" x 6.5" $65

Ingredients: board from the desert; eyes are pebbles from a thrift store in ohio with sandy crouse this past summer; stuff i found on the ground, i think that may be an old smashed battery, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Eugenia Pinheiro of Riverside, CA)

 

ONE DAY THE GREAT AND MYSTICAL SOCK BUNNY APPEARED, OFFERING ME ALL THE GOODNESS I CAN HANDLE

(me: "thank you")

6.5" x 6" $75

Ingredients: board from the desert; cedar block (nose) from ramona otto; eyes, tiny pom poms and probably that bunny from sandy crouse of ohio; wire and bead from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Kate Mellina in Asbury Park, NJ)

HANG LOOSE CALIFORNIA

  

6" x 6" $70

Ingredients: board from the desert; eyes from a thrift store in JT years ago; i cut the nose from a pencil i got at a swap meet in kansas city, ks last summer; pebble from the ground at art queen; sand from art queen; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; wave by jimmy buster of joshua tree, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Lisa O'Brien in Los Angeles, CA)

 

ANGELS WATCHING OVER US

  

6" x 6" $60

Ingredients: board from the desert; threads from my old towel; scraps from my collections; wire from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Leslie Meyer in Los Angeles, CA)

ENDLESS SUMMER

  

6.5" x 6.5" $75

Ingredients: board from the desert; eyes from a thrift store in JT years ago; the nose from some broken scrabble times; pebble from the ground at art queen; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; wave by jimmy buster of joshua tree, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Joyce Deep in Los Angeles, CA)

 

THE FIRST LADY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

14" x 11.5" $150 12" x 14"

Ingredients: board from constance walsh of pioneertown, calif; old picket fence i found in venice years ago; pearls from a thrift store; pull tabs from some cans; wire from barr lumber, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Richard Hankins in Los Angeles, CA)

 

 

GREETINGS FROM DOGGY BEACH, CALIFORNIA

16" x 14" x 5"

Ingredients: drawer from an old dresser a lovely couple gave me at their yard sale a couple years ago; sand from art queen; dinosaur and braceletts from kim mayhew of yucca valley, calif, who delivered a bunch of goodies she had found on her walks and such recently to my studio; waves by jimmy buster of joshua tree, dogs by ryan of joshua tree, love from shari

 

SOMETIME JUST NEED A NEW PERSPECTIVE

 

  

5.5" x 9" $50


Ingredients: piece of cabinet from my trailer; wire from the Yucca Valley swap meet; love from shari

 

SOLD (thank you Amy Fehrenbacher in Sherwood, OR)

 

 

 

DANCING WITH MY CAT

 

  

6" x 6.25" $50

Ingredients: piece of cabinet from my airstream trailer; wire from sandy crouse of ohio; love from shari

 

SOLD (thank you Susan Edge and her kitties who like to dance, Dinky and Nookie who all live on the Venice Canals in Venice, CA)

 

 

 

SUPER KITTEN

 

  

5" x 3.5" $35


Ingredients: board from my trailer; scraps of wood from my collection; wire from sandy crouse; love from shari

 

SOLD (thank you Selina Phanara in Burbank, CA)

GO WITH THE FLOW

  

15" x 12" $90

Ingredients: old roof from my studio at art queen in joshua tree; frame is a plastic shelf that indy and jet bought but that was defective; pull tabs on back from cans from the recent gay pride event at art queen; brass wire and beads from the yucca valley swap meet; my old lipstick cap, love from shari

 

SOLD (thank you Ming C Lowe in Palm Desert, CA)

 

 

CHER IN HER UNDERWEAR RUSHING TO GREET THE HAPPY NEW DAY

  

6" x 6" $50


Ingredients: piece of cabinet from my trailer; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; shells from Sandy Crouse of Ohio; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Selina Phanara in Burbank, CA)

 

 

 

 

 

 

BETTER GAY THAN GRUMPY

  

7.5" x 4" $25

Ingredients: board from my studio; pencils from a swap meet in KC, KS; plaster letters from Donation Creation in J-Tree, CA; glitter from sandy crouse the bears from a recent thrift store; love from shari

 

SOLD (thank you Michelle Van der Heijden in Hollywood, CA, of M.U.S.H.)

THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

  

3" x 7.5" $45

Ingredients: piece of cabinet from my trailer; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; love from shari

SOLD (thank you katie)

 

 

MAN WHO WANTS TO BE YOUR BOYFRIEND

  

8" x 2.5" $45


Ingredients: piece of cabinet from my trailer; wire from the Yucca Valley swap meet; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Deirdre O'Neil in Santa Monica, CA)

 

 

LEONARD COHEN

  

7.75" x 3" $45


Ingredients: piece of cabinet from my trailer; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; love from shari

 

SOLD (thank you katie)

 

 

I KNOW WORRYING WORKS 'CAUSE EVERYTHING I HAVE EVER WORRIED ABOUT HAS NEVER HAPPENED

  

6" x 8" $60


Ingredients: piece of cabinet from my trailer;piece of wood i cut off when making a frame for something; nose piece of wood (plug) from a recent yard sale;
wire from the Yucca Valley swap meet; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Enrique Aguirre in Los Angeles, CA)

 

SMALL DOG WITH A BIG NOSE

  

3" x 5.75" $45

Ingredients: wood scraps from my studio; spool and wire from sandy crouse; pull tab from a can; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Marilyn Green and Rosie the Cat in Menlo Park, CA)

 

 

LEO THE LION

  

8" x 5" $60


Ingredients: piece of cabinet from my trailer; glitter and flower thing from Sandy Crouse of Ohio; jewels and plaster movie title letters from donation creation in Joshua Tree; wire from the Yucca Valley swap meet; love from shari

 

SOLD (thank you Don Swanson in Milpitas, CA, who I met at Pappy and Harriet's)

 

 

MR. AND MRS. PRESIDENT

  

3.75" x 7" $55


Ingredients: piece of cabinet from my trailer; wire from Sandy Crouse of Ohio; love from shari

 

SOLD (thank you Harriet Ratner in Santa Monica, CA)

 

 

VARIOUS BUTTONS FOR YOU TO PRESS (OR NOT PRESS)

  

20" x 6" $200

Ingredients: cupboard door from a cabinet in my studio; plaster letters from Donation Creation in Joshua Tree, CA; pom pom, eraser and bead from sandy crouse of ohio; cap from a friend; my old keys and someone else's old keys; other things from my collections; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Daniela, Mauro, Leo and Nila from Italy, staying at Lisa and Jim Bianco's house where they saw my art and came out to my studio today to take some home to Italy)

note from shari: MYSTICAL POWERS DOCUMENTED! here is a note from andy woods of joshua tree, who lost his keys and happened to visit my studio right after i had finished this piece! he pushed the button a couple times to find his lost keys and here is his note to me today:

"oh, btw, after pressing the button I found my keys when I returned to my office, it works! Thanks Shari xo"

REMEMBER TO BE YOURSELF

TO ME I WILL BE TRUE

  

15" x 15" $125

Ingredients: paper towel holder from the Yucca Valley swap meet; broken beer bottle from the ground; letters from ebay and sales ; other stuff from sandy crouse and friends and sales; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Ingerborg in Joshua Tree, Calif)

 

 

 

MAN

WITH HIS HAT HE SEEMS TALLER

 

  

7.5" x 8"

Ingredients: piece of cabinet from my airstream trailer; golf tees from Ramona Otto; old belt; wire from the Yucca Valley swap meet; bicycle innertube cap i found on the ground; love from shari

SOLD (thank you anonymous)

 

 

THE HAND OF GOD

  

7" x 8"

Ingredients:piece of cabinet from my airstream trailer; piece or brass wire from the Yucca Valley swap meet; love from shari

SOLD (thank you anonymous)

 

BIODIVERSITY

  

6.25" x 7.75" $90

Ingredients: The old ceiling from my new studio; jewelry and chains from Ramona Otto of Santa Monica, CA; broken car window and other shrapnel from the ground; old rubber band from broccoli; my old spa sandals; letters from Brandy Vest of KC, MO; broken salt shaker lid; wire from a yard sale; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Chuck Wild in Hollywood, CA)

 

 

 

DOG WITH HER MEMOIRS

(MEMOIRS: "ENUF ABOUT YOU")

  

11.5" x 7.5" $90

Ingredients: board from art queen storage, same for the wood used in the dog's nose; my old toothpaste cap; pull tab from inky's cat food; eyes from ebay; plaster letters from donation creation in JT, calif; piece of cabinet from my airstream trailer (book), love from shari, title of memoirs suggested by terri ford, the glory of the continent in minnesota

SOLD (thank you Helen Fremont, in Boston, MA, fan of miss terri ford, the glory of the continent)

 

 

FOLLOW YOUR BLISS

  

8" x 9" $70

Ingredients: piece of cabinet from my airstream trailer; craft stick from Sandy Crouse; wire from the Yucca Valley swap meet; pieces of golf tees from Ramona Otto; piece or picket fence from the streets of Venice Beach, CA (years ago); washers from the ground; plaster letters from Donation Creation in Joshua Tree; other letters from sales, friends, and ebay; love from shari

SOLD (thank you anonymous)

 

DANCE ME TO THE END OF LOVE

  

11.25" x 11.25" $90

Ingredients: picture with frame from a thrift store in Asbury Park, NJ with Kate Mellina; nova color paints; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Tim Carter in West Palm Beach, Florida)

LIFE IN THE SLOW LANE

8.5" x 11" $120

Ingredients: board from the leftovers from the roof of my studio at art queen; tumbled rocks from the yucca valley swap meet, same place i got the aquarium rocks and pearls; glass eyes from ebay; glass tabletop which hurricane ike broke and and sandy crouse collected from her neighbor's yard in cincinnati, ohio; scrabble game tiles from sales in the desert, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Robin Tuverson in Malibu, CA)

 

 

 

EXTREME ABUNDANCE

(LOOK WHAT I JUST DUG UP IN THE BACK YARD)

  

7" x 10" $120

Ingredients: board and frame wood from the desert; other wood (dog's nose) from a yard sale; pearls from some sale; cap from my lipstick; jewels from sandy crouse of ohio; plaster letters from donation creation thrift store in joshua tree, calif; pull tab on back from a can, loaf (wondering if anyone reads the ingredients ha ha) from shari

 

SOLD (thank you Wendy Griffin in Los Angeles, CA)

she inspired this piece

 

 

 

DON'T GIVE UP ON CIRCLES

THEY DIDN'T GIVE UP ON YOU

  

15" x 15" $150

Ingredients: old board from the desert; chess pieces from sandy crouse in ohio, friends and the thrift stores and sales of my life, same for the wire; triangle from hans riecke of maui; film thing and life preserver also from sandy crouse; plaster old movie title letters from donation creation in JT, CA, love from shari

 

SOLD (thank you Devon Damonte, you silly poet, Double D, in Olympia, WA, you got me spinning in circles!)

I LOVE MY KITTY

YOUR KITTY LOVES YOU

  

6.25" x 4" $45

Ingredients: board from a recent yard sale; piece of wood cut off from a frame i just made; eyes from ebay; wire from sandy crouse of ohio; brass wire on back from the yucca valley swap meet; wooden nose from a yard sale, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Selina Pharana in Los Angeles, CA, her kitty loves her!)

 

 

IT'S FUN TO JUMP IN THE BACK YARD

  

5.5" x 6" $60 (SALE $45)

Ingredients: board from the desert; wire on back from the estate sale of brett st. guile; scraps of wood from my collections; piece of ryan's broken guitar strap; i think i found that piece of mirror on the ground, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Michael Hall in Boston, MA)

PRESS THIS BUTTON TO ACTIVE THE RAPTURE

4" x 7.25" $30

Ingredients: piece of cabinet from my airstream trailer; wire from the yv swap meet; cabinet cut that way by ryan, my studio assistant and band mate (and oops, he also pressed the button), love from shari

SOLD (thank you Madge Woods in Los Angeles, CA)

 

 

 

 

 

SOMETIMES I NEED A WHOLE NEW PERSPECTIVE

  

6.75" x8.5" $70

Ingredients: piece of cabinet from my airstream trailer; scraps of wood from my great collections; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; glitter, beads, etc, from sandy crouse, friends, sales and donation creation in JT, calif; golf tees from ramona otto of santa monica, love from shari

SOLD (mahalo hans riecke on maui, hawaii)

 

 

HAPPY TRAILS
(PRINCESS, THE HORSE THAT LIVES NEXT DOOR)

  

9.5" x 11" $90

Ingredients: board from the desert; old picket fence from the streets of venice, calif; pull tab on back from some can, nova color paints, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Kiwi in Kansas City, MO and Connecticut for the summer)

THE SLACKER IS IN

"I have less important things to do"

8.5" x 11" $70

Ingredients: piece of cabinet from my airstream trailer; scraps of wood from my great collections; 10 things i found on the beach in malibu after lunch with ann and nancy (no, not the rock group heart, ha ha); twisties from sandy crouse and other things are also from her and friends and sales; brass wire from a big spool i got at the yucca valley swap meet years ago; other stuff from the ground, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Nicole Fromm in Madison, WI, it matches the colors of her new gogo bike dance gang's colors)

i just love the way cats get to be slackers, my kitty inky is my role model for living the good life.

 

 

FOLLOW YOUR BLISS

  

9.5" x 9.5" $100


Ingredients: board from the old Hollywood video store, (it was a video shelf); scraps of wood from my collections; letters from ebay, church sales and other sales of my life; piece of fiberglass found on the beach in malibu with ann morrissey and nancy fuller last spring;
wire from the yucca valley swap meet; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Chris Myung in Boston, MA)

 

 

REMEMBER TO PLAY EVERY DAY

(starring Bunny, that Yahtzee lovin' crochet alligator we all know and have grown to love)

  

9.5 " x 9.5" $130


Ingredients: board from the old Hollywood video store, (it was a video shelf); mah jongg game pieces from michaela carpenter and ellen (her mom); dice and wire and some of those letters from the yucca valley swap meet; plaster letters from donation creation in JT, CA; my old spa sandal; other game letters from ebay, church rummage sales and thrift stores and a flea market in rhode island; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Tim Carter in West Palm Beach, FL)

 

 

DOG IN HIS SPACESHIP

  

6.5 " x 7" $75


Ingredients: board from my collection; bracelet from michaela carpenter and her mom; dog from my BIG TOUR last year; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Mary P. Fox in Santa Barbara, CA)

 

note from shari: this is my favorite this week

 

BEE YOURSELF

  

9.5" x 9.5" $85


Ingredients: board from the old video shelves at the hollywood video store that sadly closed down a while back (i happened to be driving by and saw a pile of colorful wood being thrown away so i asked if i could have some, i got a big stack of shelves which will be great for the kids to paint when i have my informal art classes); my old paint brushes; bees and things from sandy crouse of ohio; golf tees from ramona otto of santa monica; bottle cap from the ground; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; jewels and beads and stuff from generous friends and my great collections, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Anita Saleh in Bloomfield Hills, MI, her first Elfs!)

 

 

WE LOVE A PARADE

  

8.5 " x 6.5" $65


Ingredients: old board from the desert; frame was a gift from someone;letters from donation creation in J-tree, CA; pencils from a KC, KS flea market; golf tees from Ramona Otto; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Marilyn Green and Rosie the Cat in Menlo Park, CA)

KING OF THIS PLACE

  

6.25" x 6.25" $60


Ingredients: board from the desert; letters from bonnie brady of JT, CA and friends; glitter and spool and copper from sandy crouse of Ohio; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; eyes from ebay; watchband from Ramona otto;
love from shari

SOLD (thank you Vickie Trancho in Glen Oaks, NY)

 

HERE ARE SOME NEW HAIRSTYLES FOR YOU TO TRY

"SURPRISE PARTY", "THE STUDENT", "EARTH TO GRANDMA", "THE WAVE"

  

23" x 15.5" $200


Ingredients: paneling i think i found in the desert or it could be from my studio remodeling a couple years ago; trowels from the yucca valley swap meet; black rubber from the ground; tinfoil from leftovers; spiral with school paper in it from sandy crouse of ohio; string from a friend; wood trim from my collections, love and fashion risks from
shari

SOLD (thank you Steve and Jadwiga Markoff in Pacific Palisades, CA)

 

CUTE LITTLE FISH WITH A PLEASANT SMILE

  

7.5" x 9" $30
Ingredients: scraps of wood from art queen storage; ralph's old sign from his music festival; bottle cap from pop; rubber thing i found;
love from shari

SOLD (thank you Bruce Kaplan in California)

WHEE

7.5" x 11" $35


Ingredients: board from art queen storage; ralph's old sign from his music festival; cap from a glitter jar; eye from ebay;
love from shari

SOLD (thank you Julia Buckley, now residing in Joshua Tree, Calif)

quote from Darin Johnson in Burbank, CA: "Whee makes you smile when you are not feeling good." (thanks, Darin!)

 

THE FLOWERING OF CONSCIOUSNESS

  

11 " x 13.5" $150


Ingredients: board from the desert; frame wood the old outhouse door in my yard; beads, glitters, sequins, jewels and flowers from sandy crouse of ohio, friends, and the yard sales and thrift stores of my life; wire from the back of an old pictures; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Melissa Eichman in Prairie Village, KS)

 

 

 

 

 

I KNOW WORRYING WORKS 'CAUSE EVERYTHING I HAVE EVER WORRIED ABOUT HAS NEVER HAPPENED

  

9 " x 12" $70


Ingredients: board from the desert; spool; wood plug and puka shells from the desert thrift stores; wire from the yucca valley swapmeet; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Chloe Ross in Hollywood, CA, we go way back to when she was an early elf collector at the melrose marketplace flea market in los angeles. this is to help her remember her dear orange kitties elliot and annie)

 

 

RELAX, DOG'S IN CHARGE

  

10.5" x 11" $65


Ingredients: old board from the desert; scraps of wood from my collection; eye from ebay, 0s and board with holes from constance walsh;
love from shari

SOLD (thank you Jacqui Hecht in Bellaire, TX)

 

 

 

CUTE LITTLE STRIPED FISH

8 " x 9.5" $35


Ingredients: scraps of wood from art queen storage; ralph's old sign from his music festival; bottle caps from pop; rubber thing i found;
love from shari

SOLD (thank you Michael Hall in Boston, MA)

LOAVES and FISHIES

6" x 17" $35


Ingredients: bold fence from the desert; lids from sandy crouse of ohio; pull tab from a can; eyes from ebay; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Michael Hall in Boston, MA)

ONE NATION UNDER DOG

  

20" x 17" $160


Ingredients: old paneling from my airstream trailer; piece of wood and pearls from the yucca valley swap meet; lovely frame from the boys and girls club thrift store in yucca valley (they have moved into the old VIP Printers, they are still sort of located behind the jelly donut, if you are local, you will know that all directions give in yucca valley usually somehow include "the jelly donut"); eyes from ebay; glitter from sandy crouse of ohio; my old lip stick cap; bottle caps from juice i buy from trader joes and also from constance walsh of pioneertown, calif,
love from shari

SOLD (thank you Ming C. Lowe in Palm Desert, CA)

 

OH HAPPY DAY

  

7" x 8.25" $75

Ingredients: old plastic (it is thick, almost 1/4") from my airstream trailer; glitter and beads and wire from the yucca valley swap meet, love and equality from shari

 

SOLD (thank you Amy Pikarsky in Chicago, IL)

 

 

HIT RECORD

YOUR NAME HERE

 

  

12" $40


Ingredients: old sign from the old joshua tree music store which i cut up recently, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Deb Lacusta in Pacific Palisades, CA)

 

 

 

 

 

SOME HEROS ARE BORN, SOME HEROS ARE MADE, SOME HEROS MAKE IT UP AS THEY GO ALONG

 

  

12.5" x 17" $100


Ingredients: board from the desert, (i think from constance walsch); rattan (butterfly antennae) is from her; wire and craft stick from sandy crouse of ohio; plaster letters from donation creation in j-treee, ca; bread things from sandy and friends; wooden triangles from the swap meet; pipe cleaners from a friend;love from shari

SOLD (thank you Shannon Curfman in Silverlake, CA)

the other night on Ted Quinn's radio show in Joshua Tree (the local music show) he mentioned his son Sage's recent quote, i think Sage is 4 years old.

 

 

GOT JESUS?

  

3.5" x 5" $30

Ingredients: piece of cabinet from my trailer; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Max Daniels in Boston, MA)

 

 

 

WELCOME TO CALIFORNIA

 

  

19" x 23" $200


Ingredients: piece of cabinet from my trailer; frame from the brett st. giles estate sale in j-tree, ca; sand from the beach at asbury park, nj with kate and dave mollina; sequins from sandy crouse of ohio; pearls, shells and thread from the sales and thrift stores of my life; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Shannon Curfman in Silverlake, CA)

 

 

THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERCA

BARACK OBAMA

 

  

 

5.25" x 3.25" $40

Ingredients: plastic cabinet from my airstream trailer; brass wire from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

 

SOLD (thank you Bobby Furst in Joshua Tree, CA)

 

BEST FRIENDS FOREVER

  

4.5 " x 5" $40

 

Ingredients: piece of old roof from my studio at art queen; scraps of wood from my collection; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; pukas probably from there too; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Lillian Kuras in Kansas City, MO)

 

 

 

I AM THE CAPTAIN OF MY SHIP

(ship's name: "SHIPPY")

 

  

13" x 11" $100

Ingredients: board from the desert; picket fence from long ago in santa monica; letters from donation creation in j-tree, ca; scraps of wood from my collections; eyes from ebay; wicker from constance walsh of pioneer town, ca; tassel which fell off a fancy indian pillow i have at home; pulltabs from the cans; pieces of wood from the old roof of my studio at art queen in jtree, ca; pom poms from sandy crouse and sales; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Alex Madero in Venice, CA)

 

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

  

12 " x 12" $90

Ingredients: board from the desert; piece of drawer or furniture from someone generous; cork letters and sequins from sandy crouse of ohio; eye from ebay; old paint brush from a generous patron; scraps of wood, etc. from my great collections; wire from the hardware store in san clemente; love from shari

 

SOLD (thank you Anonymous!)

I LOVE MY KITTY

  

16" x 12" $90


Ingredients:old board from the desert; pieces from the roof of my old studio; doll from a j-tree thrift store; paint brushes from a local estate sale; letters from church sales and ebay; eye from sandy crouse; fringe from the yucca valley swap meet; love from shari

 

SOLD (thank you Robin Tuverson in Malibu, CA)

 

DUCKS IN A ROW

  

15" x 4.5" $100


Ingredients: my old cupboards from my airstream trailer; eyes from sandy crouse and the thrift stores of my life; golf tees from Ramona otto of santa monica, ca; plaster letters from donation creation in j-tree, ca; pull tabs from the cans; love from shari

SOLD (mahalo, hans riecke on maui, hawaii)

 

WOMAN WEDS HERSELF

AND SHE LIVED HAPPILY EVER AFTER. AND HER ISSUES WITH ABANDONMENT WERE HEALED FOR GOOD

(to you, i'll be true..... me and me 4ever)

  

9" x 8.25" $85


Ingredients: board from the desert; pull tabs from some cans from an art queen party; clear glitter from sandy crouse of ohio; pearls from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Madge Woods in Culver City, CA)

 

 

IT'S OUR WEDDING DAY

  

7.25" x 9" $80


Ingredients: piece of cabinet from my trailer; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Jim Drobka in Los Angeles, CA)

 

 

THE (pedicured) FOOT OF GOD

 

  

5.5 " x 7" $60

Ingredients: board from the desert; pencils from a swap meet in kansas city last summer and from friends and sales; letters from sandy crouse and donation creation; scraps of wood from my collection; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Rose Momsen in Point Roberts, WA)

inspired by something the great poet terri ford of minnesota once said

 

LIFE IN THE SLOW LANE

  

5.5 " x 6" $75

 

Ingredients: great old board from the desert; letters from donation creation in joshua tree; broken table which hurricane ike in sandy carouse's neighbors back yard in ohio; beads from yucca valley swap meet; glitter from ebay; eyes from a thrift store; pull tab from a can, love from shari

 

SOLD (thank you Mollie Cullinane, a new friend on my art email list)

note from shari, you can also send me an email at shari@sharielf.com to purchase any piece here, thanks!

I AM A MONEY MAGNET

 

  

 

6" x 6" $80

Ingredients: frame from Hans Riecke of Maui; piece of cabinet from my airstream trailer; letters from donation creation, (used to make movie titles); golf tees from Ramona otto; jewels and brass wire from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

 

SOLD (thank you Krishna Daly in Los Angeles, CA)

 

 

 

LIFE IS A HAPPY LITTLE DANCE

 

  

5.5" x 8" $80

Ingredients: piece of cabinet from my airstream trailer; foam pieces cut from O's i found in the bins in Portland, OR with joanne licardo; faces and wire from sandy crouse of ohio, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Alan Bulller the camera guy for the recent story he and Sharon Schoenberg did on me and my art and music! stay tuned for a link to have a look at the interview)

 

 

ALL OF ME,

WHY NOT TAKE

ALL OF ME?

  

5" x 6" $50


Ingredients:board from the desert; piece of cabinet from my airstream trailer; golf tees from Ramona otto; eraser from an estate sale in j-tree; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; love from shari

 

SOLD (thank you Michael Winkler in Melbourne, Australia!, a music fan from way back and who recently sent me his wonderful version of my song "jerkalator" where he is playing his ukulele)

 

SNACKS FOR DOGS

 

  

6.5" x 4" $30

Ingredients:board from my collection; checker and cut o from my other collection; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Don Shaw in Playa del Ray, CA)

 

 

 

IT'S SO HARD NOT TO THINK ABOUT COOKIES

  

7" x 7" $60


Ingredients: frame from hans riecke of maui; piece of cabinet from my trailer; block and plug from a friend or a sale; plaster letters from donation creation in J- tree California; eire from the yucca valley swap meet; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Lelde Gilman in Portland, OR)

 

 

ROLLER COASTER OF LOVE

 

  

9" x 5.5" $90

Ingredients: board from the desert; cork letters from a recent sale; plaster letters from donation creation in J-tree, ca; scraps from my collection; rubber auto engine belt from the ground; golf tees from Ramona otto; pull tabs from cans; wire from yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Sondra Taylor in Los Angeles, CA)

 

WE'RE ALL GOD'S BLOSSOMING FLOWERS

19.5" x 6" $60

Ingredients: old dresser from art queen; wire from yucca valley swap meet; plastic rhinestones from bobby furst of joshua tree, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Nicole DeVault)

 

GOOD THINGS HAPPEN

28" x 15" $120

Ingredients: old and broken stereo shelf which i grabbed out of the art queen dumpster after this guy dumped his stuff in the dumpster and indy (the art queen psychologist) and i watched; scraps of wood from my collections; i think that doll is from bobby furst of joshua tree; metal scraps from art queen; wire from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Lisa O'Brien in Los Angeles, CA)

 

ARE YOU READY TO PLAY?

TRAINER TIM

  

24" x 28" special commission for trainer tim green of los angeles,

i just wanted to show it off, soon there will be a hat on his head.

 

ARTS AND CRAFTS

boat  

9" x 11" $100

Ingredients: old dresser from art queen; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; spools of thread from sandy crouse of ohio and also from the sales of my life; eyes from ebay; letters from ebay and church sales; glitter and rhinestones from donation creation in JT; piece of my old towel; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Marilyn Westenhaver in Omaha, NE)

note from shari: you could put this on the door to your arts and crafts room, or trailer, if you look like that but even if you don't

WELCOME TO THE BATHROOM

  

6" x 9.5" $55

Ingredients: old shelf from the old hollywood video store in yucca valley; wire on back from the YV swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Beverly Berg in Los Angeles, CA)

DANCE ME TO THE END OF LOVE

-Leonard Cohen

12.5" x 11" $100

Ingredients: board from my airstream trailer; frame wood from constance walsh of pioneertown, calif; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; scraps of wood from my collections; pencils from hans riecke and annette scognamillo of maui; eyes from ebay; rake thing from a yucca valley estate sale; piece of leonard knight's old paint brush used to paint salvation mountain out by the salton sea, love from shari

SOLD (thank you John Cassidy in Palo Alto, CA)

 

REMEMBER TO EVOLVE

  

5 " x 4.5" $45


Ingredients: old drawer from a dresser at art queen; piece of an old broom stick; plaster letters from donation creation in JT,CA; plug from a thrift store; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Lelde Gilman in Portland, OR)

 

WOMAN, FEELING SPECIAL

  

8" x 7.5" $35


Ingredients: old shelf from the old hollywood video store in yucca valley,ca; nova color paints; brass wire from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Sue Lambe in Austin, TX)

 

 

SOMETHING GOOD IS GONNA HAPPEN TO ME TODAY

  

7.5" x 21" $100

Ingredients: old parts from a dresser drawer from art queen; found driftwood from idaho and my big summer of 2009 tour; other scraps of wood from my collections; eye from sandy crouse of ohio; letters from ebay and church sales; pull tabs on the back from cans; wire from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you anonymous!)

LOOK INTO MY EYES. BRING ME A COOKIE

  

5 " x 4.5" $50


Ingredients: old drawer from a dresser at art queen; piece of an old broom stick; plaster letters from donation creation in JT,CA; plug from a thrift store; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Gayle and Clyde Kusatsu in Van Nuys, CA)

 

BEATLES

  

9.5" x 9.5" $85


Ingredients: old shelf from the old hollywood video store in yucca valley,ca; nova color paints; little pieces of wood and brass wire from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Deb Lacusta in Los Angeles, CA)

 

HOW 'BOUT A KISS?

  

5 " x 5.5" $50


Ingredients: piece of my old studio roof; box from kay of 29 palms; eyes from sandy crouse; pull tab from a can; scrap from my collections; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Don Shaw in Playa del Ray, CA)

REMEMBER TO PLAY TODAY

  

5 " x 4.5" $50


Ingredients: old drawer from a dresser at art queen; piece of an old broom stick; plaster letters from donation creation in JT,CA; plug from a thrift store; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Mary Narkiewicz in Portland, OR)

MY NEW SHOES

  

3.5 " x 4.25" $35


Ingredients: piece of drawer from an old dresser at art queen; glitter from sandy crouse of ohio; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; pearl too; love from shari

 

SOLD (thank you Terri Ford, the glory of the continent in Minneapolis, MN)

HARVEST MOON

  

4.5" x 4.5"


Ingredients: craft stick box i got years ago at a los angeles yard sale; glitter and eyes from sandy crouse of ohio; letters from donation creation in joshua tree; wire from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

 

 

FISHIES FOR YOUR WALL

LEFT SIDE FISHIES: top left blue fish: 11" x 4"

middle left fish: 7" x 5" $20 SOLD (tiny blue fish sold to Deb Love of Santa Monica, thank you),

bottom left pale green fish: 8 " x 3" $22

RIGHT SIDE FISHIES: top right pale yellow fish: 11.5 " x 4"

bottom right blue fish with red fins 10" x 8" $25

SOLD (thank you Brad Hudson Thomas and his husband Brooks from Los Angeles)


Ingredients: the old roof of my studio at art queen and other wood from the desert; eyes from ebay; pull tabs on backs of the fish are from cans; raisin lid from sandy crouse of ohio; cat food can lid, love from shari

 

 

MAN AND DOG

  

12 " x 9"


Ingredients: board from my airstream trailer (i think); old shelves from the closed down hollywood video store in yucca valley, ca; wood (nose) from the desert; velvet from a long ago thrift store; pearls from teri wilkes from Champaign, Il; my old lipstick cap; brass wire from the yucca valley swap meet; love from shari

 

available at the Santa Monica Museum of Art Holiday Elf Shop

 

DON'T FEAR THE CIRCLES

  

21.5 " x 16" $100


Ingredients: old dresser we had to dismantle at art queen; game (scrabble jr) letters from ebay; a bunch of things i found in the desert; some things (shinola) and gauges from sandy crouse of cincinnati, OH; some old paint palettes of mine; things from thrift stores and yard sales; brass wire from the yucca valley swap meet; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Wavey Davey Garner in Sacramento, CA)

 

BUGS

  

17 " x 6" $90


Ingredients: box from kay of 29 palms; brush found in the desert; my old mascara; wooden pieces from hans riecke and annette scognamillo of maui; red blocks from bobby furst of JT,CA; eyes from ebay and sandy crouse of ohio; scraps of wood and stuff from my collections; brass wire from the yucca valley swap meet; love from shari

SOLD (Mahalo Hans Riecke on Maui, HI)

THE DANCE OF THE KITTEN

  

6.5 " x 15.5" $30


Ingredients: dresser from art queen; piece of metal from sandy crouse of ohio; brass wire from the yucca valley swap meet; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Richard Fauman)

 

REMEMBER TO FLOSS

11" $70


Ingredients: round wooden box from the hospital auxiliary thrift store in JT,CA; plaster letters from donation creation in JT,ca; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; i found that cool thing (piece of an old boot?) in the desert,
love from shari

SOLD (thank you Jacqui Hecht in Bellaire, TX)

THINK OUTSIDE OF THE BOX

  

7.25 " x 6.5" $45


Ingredients: wood box i had in my studio but took apart; glitter from sandy crouse of ohio; box from kay of 29 palms; letters from sales thrift stores and ebay; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; washer from the ground; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Linda Friedman)

 

SPARKLY QUEEN

 

10.5 " x 7.5" $100


Ingredients: box or tray from indy amos, the art queen psychologist; mardi gras beads from bobby furst of JT calif; other necklaces from sales and friends; glitter from sandy crouse of ohio; brass wire from the yucca valley swap meet,
love from shari


SOLD (thank you Mary Narkiewicz in Portland, OR)

 

 

DESERT DOG

16 " x 13" $200


Ingredients: old painting by naomi culbertson ("29 palms") from a thrift store in jt,CA over a year ago; wood from the desert; eyes from ebay; wooden nose thing from sandy crouse of ohio; fake puka shell necklace from a recent thrift store; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; i made those letter tiles myself, wood from my trailer, love from shari

SOLD (thank you anonymous)

 

 

 

WHAT WOULD CHER DO?

  

3.5 " x 5" $25


Ingredients: board from the desert; pull tab from a can; love from shar

SOLD (thank you Joyce Deep in Los Angeles, CA)

 

BUGS

  

17" x 6" $90


Ingredients: box from kay of 29 palms, ca; old nails from old wood; yellow blocks from bobby furst of JT,CA; my old spool; my old spa sandal; natural wood blocks from hans riecke of maui, HI; O's from a thrift store on my big tour around the country 2 summers ago; bead and wood scraps and sponge from my extensive but mostly organized collection of stuff; love from shari

SOLD (thank you trainer Tim Green in Los Angeles, CA, back from a long summer visit to Provincetown, MA)

 

 

 

 

THIS TRAIN IS BOUND FOR GLORY

11.5 " $40


Ingredients: wooden box lid from hospital auxiliary thrift store in JT,CA; piece of wood and wire from the yucca valley swap meet;piece of metal i found in the desert;
love from shari

SOLD (thank you Jack Pierson in NYC and also Wonder Valley, CA)

 

 

 

GLITTER KITTEN

  

5" x 5"


Ingredients: piece of drawer from an old dresser at art queen; glitter, cork and eyes from sandy crouse of ohio; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; craft stick box (i took apart) from a long ago yard sale in los angeles when i used to live there, love from shari

 

WHAT WOULD CHER DO?

 

3.5 " x 4.5" $25


Ingredients: old board from the desert; pull tab on back from a can,
love from shari

SOLD (thank you Jacki Monkarsh in Los Angeles, CA)

 

 

 

THE HAND OF GOD

  

4.5" x 5" $35


Ingredients: old roof from my studio at art queen; nova color paints; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; sequins from sandy crouse of ohio, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Jennifer Brian in Los Angeles, CA)

 

 

BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS

  

8 " x 10" $50


Ingredients: board from my trailer; i think the cheerios charm is from bobby furst of joshua tree; little yellow football player i think ryan and jp got from a vending machine in los angeles, near the mexican restaurant kevin chickanis recommended; wire from the yucca valley swap meet,
love from shari

SOLD (thank you Mary Regas of Pasadena, CA)

MAN WHO WANTS TO BE YOUR BOYFRIEND

 

4.5" x 5" $25


Ingredients: old roof from my studio at art queen; nova color paint; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Samantha Hurren in England)

 

 

THE KING ADMIRING HIS GREAT PENCIL COLLECTION

  

11.5" x 9.5" $100


Ingredients: tray from indy amos the art queen psychologist; letters from ebay; pencils from sandy crouse and friends and thrift stores and sales of my life; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Marilyn Green and Rosie the Cat in Menlo Park, CA)

 

 

TIRED OF BEING REFERRED TO AS A "PIECE OF CHICKEN", IT'S SUE, CHICKEN OF PEACE

 

5.25 " x 5" $40

Ingredients: old roof from my studio at art queen; nova color paints; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Kate Handwerk in Dawson, GA)

YOU'RE THE CAT'S MEOW

  

5" x 4.75" $45


Ingredients: board from my old studio roof at art queen; plaster movie title letters from donation creation art store in joshua tree, calif; wire on back from the yucca valley swap meet; rock from my yard (cat nose); cut pieces of wood from a board Constance walsh gave me from her joshua tree house,
love from shari

SOLD (thank you Alice McKoy in Atlanta, GA)

 

GLASS ALLIGATOR

 

10 " x 12" $140


Ingredients: board from the desert; old blinds from my cabin; other scraps from my collections; broken table which hurricane ike broke in cincinnati, ohio, in sandy crouse's neighbor's back yard; eye from ebay; brass wire from the yucca valley swap meet;
love from shari

SOLD (thank you Jane Wise in New York)

 

WE LOVE A PARADE

  

8.5 " x 6.5" $65


Ingredients: old board from the desert; frame was a gift from someone;letters from donation creation in J-tree, CA; pencils from a KC, KS flea market; golf tees from Ramona Otto; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Marilyn Green and Rosie the Cat in Menlo Park, CA)

 

STEP INTO MY OFFICE

  

4.5 " x 6"


Ingredients: board from the desert; scrap of wood from my collections; old eraser from an old pencil; plaster old movie title letters from donation creation in joshua tree, calif;
wire from the swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Brie Larson, visiting Joshua Tree yesterday from Los Angeles)

 

 

HAPPY DREAMS BUNNIES

  

5" x 5.5"


Ingredients: board from my old studio roof at art queen; scrap of wood from my collection; rock from the sand at art queen; wire from the swap meet; eyes from ebay; coffee stirrers from bobby furst of joshua tree, calif; glitter from sandy crouse of ohio,
love from shari

 

SOLD (thank you Brie Larson, visiting Joshua Tree yesterday from Los Angeles)

 

MAKE NEW FRIENDS BUT KEEP THE OLD, ONE IS SILVER AND THE OTHER'S GOLD

  

6.5 " x 9" $80


Ingredients: piece of the old ceiling from my studio at art queen; scraps from my collections; eyes from sandy crouse of ohio; wire on back from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Joan and Jeffrey Bell in Bronx, New York)

BE NICE

  

14.5" x 5.5" $55


Ingredients: old paint brush from hans riecke of maui, HI; old rusty nails from some old boards,
love from shari

SOLD (thank you Lisa Gelber in Pacific Palisades, CA)

 

 

 

ITS FUN TO NOT BE LINEAR ALL THE TIME

 

  

4.5 " x 8.5" $45


Ingredients: piece of the old roof at my studio at Art Queen; jewels from the yucca valley swap meet; wire from a different painting; plaster letters from donation creation in J-tree, CA; other letters from my collections; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Ashley Spindler visiting Joshua Tree last week and found my cd in Natural Sister's Cafe and looked me up)

  

9.5 " x 9.5" $100


Ingredients: piece of shelf from the old hollywood video store in yucca valley; box from lobby lou (lauren mcgowen) which she left at my studio today; game pieces from kay arnold of yucca valley; some things from sandy crouse; faces made by ryan (my studio assistant, the face in the middle is elliot smith)
also yellow hatted man's head was ryan's man who had some accidents near the dart board (in which jp and ryan were involved); wire and things from the yucca valley swap meet; plaster letters from donation creation of JT, CA; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Jonathan Scott in Boston, MA)

 

 

DONT FORGET TO HONOR AND MAKE LOTS OF ROOM FOR FEMININE VALUES IN YOUR LIFE

  

18 " x 20"

Ingredients: old paneling and screen frame from the desert; mardi gras beads from michael hall in boston, sandy crouse of ohio, and the thrift stores and sales of my life; other necklaces and stuff from the same places; love and feminine values from shari and inky the cat

SOLD (thank you Jack Pierson in New York City and Wonder Valley, CA)

 

HAPPY TRAILS

  

5 " x 6" $45


Ingredients:piece of cabinet from my airstream trailer; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Maggie Ellis in Los Angeles, CA)

 

 

 

 

REMEMBER TO PLAY EVERYDAY

  

6 " x 5.5" $75


Ingredients: piece of cabinet from my airstream trailer; mah jongg game pieces from michaela carpenter and her mom, Ellen; spool from sandy crouse of ohio; wood plug from a J-tree thrift store; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; love from shari

 

SOLD (thank you Maggie Ellis in Los Angeles, CA)

 

WOMAN LOVING HERSELF MORE THAN ANY MAN

(THE GODDESS IS IN)

  

10" x 12" $80


Ingredients: piece of wood from my collections; my old spa sandal (crown); broken necklace (dog nose), well, i think i broke it, from a thrift store; brass wire on back from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Christal Weatherly in Los Angeles and Pioneertown, CA)

 

LEO THE LION

  

5.25 " x 5.75" $55


Ingredients: old wood from the desert; glitter and eyes from sandy crouse of ohio; brass wire from the yucca valley swap meet; my old spa sandal (nose0; wood nose piece from a piece of wood i cut up; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Melissa Eichman in Prairie Village, KS)

 

THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE, I'M GONNA LET IT SHINE

  

10 " x 10" $100


Ingredients: old video shelf from hollywood video (now closed, sadly) in yucca valley; scrabble trays from the game i bought at a recent church rummage sale; scraps of wood from my collections; my old spa sandal; thread from sandy crouse of ohio; plaster movie title letters from donation creation in J-tree, CA; wire from the yucca valley swap meet; love from shari

SOLD (thank you Kelly Golub in Los Angeles, CA)

 

 

WOMAN AFFIRMING HER POSITIVE QUALITIES

  

7.5 " x 9.5" $75


Ingredients: piece of cabinet from my airstream trailer; wire from the yucca valley swap meet,
love from shari

SOLD (thank you Lisa O'Brien in Santa Monica, CA)

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