Hello Friend! Here are some of my favorite good and sturdy art from trash pieces from 2014. Thanks for having a look!

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DUSTY WITH FRIENDS

MY CAT DUSTY: CAT BOMB

14.5" x 17"

Ingredients: lovely hand made painting from a local thrift store in joshua tree; piece of a wooden post i cut up for dusty's nose; bead from bobby furst of JT; wire on back from a friend; scrabble and anagram letters from friends and ebay, love from shari

SOLD (thank you friends)

 

 

I HAVE STRONG HEALTHY TEETH

6.5"

Ingredients: old paint can lid from some paint someone gave me; piece of wood from Corin Spenser of JT Music; my old lip stick cap; eyes and wire on back from Sandy Crouse of Ohio, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Jamie Frey in Meadowbrook, PA)

DUSTY'S GETTING MARRIED

MY CAT DUSTY: CAT BOMB

18.5" x 24"

Ingredients: painting from Holly's Trading Post in Morongo Valley, Calif.; small piece of wood for dusty's nose from Corin Spenser of JT MUsic; little bead (nose) from Bobby Furst of JT, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Karin Benson in Topanga, CA)

 

REARRANGING THE MOLECULAR PARTICLES IN THE QUANTUM FIELD OF MY STUDIO

32" x 18" x 8.5" (height at heighets point 5") $444

Ingredients: a bunch of boards i had mostly stored in a box on a shelf in my studio and some bigger boards from the barrel outside, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Rachel and Tyler)

 

 

PRESS THIS BUTTON FOR ASSISTANCE

5.5" x 7.5" $55

Ingredients: one of many pieces of wood leftin a box at my studio by some elf (i later discoved guitar parts and i think that box was left by pete and corin of JT music); arrows from pam and sue's estate sale a couple years ago; door bell from the yucca valley swap meet; pull tabs from ebay, love from shari

SOLD (thank you John Cassidy in Stanley, ID)

 

HERE ARE SOME BUTTONS FOR YOUR TO PRESS

6" x 6" $77

Ingredients: old drawer i cut up; selenite crystal from the joshua tree gem and mineral show with KB; arrows from pam and sue's estate sale; wire from a friend, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Paul Kaplan in Palm Springs, CA)

 

MERMAID BLESSINGS

4" x 4.5" $77

Ingredients: wood from an old drawer i took apart; sequins and glitter from sandy crouse of ohio; quartz crystals from a sale; beads from the JT rock and mineral show last month; plaster word bubble from pam and sue's estate sale in yucca valley, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Lauren Embrey in Dallas, TX)

 

IT'S FUN TO RAISE MY VIBRATIONAL FREQUENCY

5" x 7" $77 SALE $55

Ingredients: old cabinet and scrap wood from my collections; local crystal (the woman selling it said her relative found it in the joshua tree area) from the yucca valley swap meet, i like the local quartz crystal because it has a yellow/brown tint to it; wire from a friend, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Rita Fiedler in Eugene, OR)

 

RADIATE LOVE

8" x 8" $111

Ingredients: old cabinet and scrap wood from my collections; crystal from the yucca valley swap meet; lovely green iridescent glitter from sandy crouse in ohio i think; puka shells from a necklace; wire from a friend, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Doug Boney in Los Angeles, CA)

 

 

JUST KEEP GETTING BACK ON THE HORSE

each panel is 8" x 10" $144

Ingredients: an old trunk i cut up to make stuff with; horse from a local church rummage sale; letters from friends like susan kuhlman and also from yard sales, thrift stores and ebay, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Doug Boney in Los Angeles, CA)

 

REMEMBER TO PLAY

8.5" x 8" $200

Ingredients: cabinet door i cut up; cholla branch from my yard; frame wood i found in te desert; wire from a friend; string from a long ago pam and sue YV estate sale, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Jennifer Ley in Bloomfield, NJ)

 

HAPPY THOUGHTS COME TO ME EACH DAY

30.5" x 24.5" $222

Ingredients: painting from Unity Home Thrift Store in joshua Tree, it had a bunch of chips of paint falling off of it and the smiley faces cover all those chips and scratches; wood trim frame i made the frame with is from a joshua tree estate sale; pull tabs on back from ebay; wire from a friend, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Jimmy Parkhouse in Long Beach and Joshua Tree, CA)

 

CANDY LAND

14.5" x 11.5" $270

Ingredients: children's blocks from the yucca valley swap meet; board from my collection of those, candy is left over from the recent POP ROCKS DANCE CONCERT at Art Queen in joshua tree; i've always wanted to try making a picture out of candy; eyes from sandy crouse and ebay; 4 coats of shellac, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Pamela Ezell in Orange, CA)

YES I CAN

9" x 5" $66

Ingredients: rusty can and wire from the desert; plaster letters from donation creation in JT; selenite crystal from crystal fantasy in palm springs, love from shari

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

 

PRESS THIS BUTTON TO CLEAR YOUR MIND

 

5.5" x 6.5" $66

Ingredients: scraps of wood from my studio; plaster arrow from donation creation in JT (actually it was from pam and sue's estate sale in YV; selenite crystal from crystal fantasy in palm springs; wire from a friend, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Jennifer Solow in Mill Valley, CA)

CAts in SPaCe

6" x 4" $99

Ingredients: old leonard cohen print on board; scrabble game from sandy crouse of ohio (i actually think it may be from susan kuhlman of NY); plaster letters from donation creation in JT and also pam and sue's estate sale; wire from a friend, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Tracy Vaugn in Nashville, TN)

 

 

I'M SO GLAD I WAS BORN

5.5" x 5.5" $66

Ingredients: panel board which a messed up leonard cohen print was on; scraps of wood from my collections; selenite and quartz crsystals from crystal fantasy in palm springs; wire on back from a friend, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Doug Boney in Los Angeles, CA)

I AM A PRECIOUS GEM

 

4" x 4.5" $66

Ingredients: wire from a friend; old sign; selenite and quartz from crystal fantasy in palm springs, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Andrea Ament)

 

I LIkE ME

4" x 6.5" $66

Ingredients: rusty can and wire from the desert; plaster letters from donation creation in JT; selenite crystal from crystal fantasy in palm springs, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Lauren Embrey in Dallas, TX)

 

eagle 1: WHATCHA GUYS UP TO?

eagle 2: SOMETIMES I SIT ON THIS ROCK JUST TO GET A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON MY LIFE

squirrel: I LIKE TO BRING A PICNIC

22" x 26" (outside frame measurements) $155

Ingredients: painting from holly's trading post in morongo valley; frame from a painting i found at the yucca valley swap meet; wire from another frame; pull tabs on back from ebay, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Mark in Joshua Tree, CA at the first Pop Rocks Music and Dance festival at Art Queen)

 

 

 

MY CAT DUSTY: CAT BOMB

STILL LIFE WITH TOMATO

16.5" x 13.5" $111

Ingredients: lovely hand made painting from a local thrift store in joshua tree; piece of a wooden post i cut up for dusty's nose; bead from bobby furst of JT; wire on back from a friend, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Mark in Joshua Tree, CA at the first Pop Rocks Music and Dance festival at Art Queen)

I LIKE MYSELF

Barry Manilow

9" x 12" $25

Ingredients: plastic picture of Barry Manilow which I improved upon, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Tracy Vaugn in Nashville, TN)

 

 

HOME SWEET CAVE (MAN IN HIS CAVE)

15" $333

Ingredients: old dresser i cut up; circle frame from a yucca valley yard sale; rocks and local turquoise from melanie strickland of JT; rhinestones from sandy crouse of Ohio; crystals, lots of them! from the JT gem and mineral show last month; pull tabs from ebay and wire from a friend, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Lauren Embrey in Dallas, TX)

 

 

SERINITY PRAYER FOR CLUTTER

GODDESS GRANT ME THE SERENITY TO KEEP THE THINGS I NEED TO KEEP, THE COURAGE TO RELEASE THE THINGS I DO NOT NEED AND THE WISDOM TO KNOW THE DIFFERENCE

25" x 22" $444

Ingredients: scraps of wood and stuff (old corn cob, etc) from the collections in my studio; glitter from sandy crouse of ohio; children's play blocks from ebay; scrabble and other game letters from susan kuhlman of NY, thrift stores, yard sales and ebay; wire on back from an old frame; tree branch from my yard, the wind blew it off, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Lauren Embrey in Dallas, TX)

WISH FAIRY PRINCESS FLYING SOUTH

7" x 8" $88

Ingredients: (this is vintage elf made in kansas city, MO, 2002, when i used to live there) wood from the streets of kansas city--this board said "free wood"; jewels from george and martha of Jeff. city, MO; tinfoil from leftovers; glitter glue and compass from suzanne jenkins of MD; wire, glove and paint from an estate sale in kansas city; rhinestones from eileen hale in grass valley CA; broken tail light from the streets of kansas city, love from shari

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

 

 

I LIKE MYSELF

10.5" x 8.5" $99

Ingredients:(this is vintage elf made in kansas city, MO, 2003, when i used to live there) wood from the streets of kansas city; my old water bottle caps; pearl beads from joyce davis of culver city, CA; wood bead from suzanne jenkins of MD; pull tab on back form jackie morrow of los angeles, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Rita Fiedler in Eugene, OR)

 

 

 

REMEMBER TO PLAY EVERY DAY

6.5" x 7.5" $111

Ingredients:(this is vintage elf made in kansas city, MO, 2004, when i used to live there) old drawer which my neighbor threw out; old lattice from my ex-neighbor, TErri Juarez; sequins and glitter from sandy crouse of ohio; peeling street paint (dress) from the streets of Lawrence, KS; hinge from found windows; beads from oregon and yucca valley, CA; old hanger; pull tab on back from jackie morrow of los angeles, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Michael Hall in Boston, MA)

FREE HUGS

14.5" $111

Ingredients: lovely plaster frame from a local estate sale (Pam and Sue's); pale blue painted board from another estate sale in joshua tree; silk screened jesus print was printed by sas markarian in los angeles, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Lauren Embrey in Dallas, TX)

LIFE IN THE SLOW LANE

5" x 6.5" $77

Ingredients:wood scraps from my collections; scrabble game from susan kuhlman in NY; letters from pam and sue's estate sale in yucca valley, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Katherine Hermansen in Aptos, CA)

 

CATS IN THEIR SPACESHIP

18" x 12" $123

Ingredients: old chalk board from a long ago yard sale; glitter from sandy crouse in ohio; wire on back from a friend, cats by leslie mariah andrews of joshua tree, california, alove from shari

SOLD (thank you Peggy Sue Davis in Altadena, CA)

 

 

 

 

R E L A X

  

22.5" x 6" $144

Ingredients: scraps of wood from my studio; wire from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Kat Johnson, from Los Angeles, CA and recent visitor to Art Queen)

 

 

PANTY ROCK

3" x 4" $35

Ingredients: panty rock i saw there on the dirt road as i walked to the first day of the sundance yesterday, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Zelouf in Ireland)

 

 

 

IT'S FUN NOT TO BE CRABBY JESUS

6" x 7" $33

Ingredients: picture from a yard sale or sandy crouse in ohio, same for the string on back, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Anna-Marie in Los Angeles, CA)

 

 

THANKS FOR THE SANDWICH, some saint maybe Jesus

6" x 7" $44

Ingredients: drawing by SUnshInE from a yard sale; pencils from the great penciL FaIRy; wire from J.P. Morgan; board from SatURn, love and goofy from shari

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

THE ROAD OF HAPPY DESTINY

13.5" x 16.5" $99

Ingredients: painting by a local high school student and sold by his dad at the yucca valley swap meet; pencils on back to elevate painting from the wall are from sandy crouse of ohio; wire from a friend, possibly sandy, love from shari

 

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

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

16.5" x 18.5" $133

Ingredients: painting i couldn't resist from ebay; frame from a friend; jesus silk screened and then hand painted by me, love from shari

SOLD (thank you visitor to Art Queen)

MY CAT DUSTY, CAT BOMB

PAINT BY NUMBER SWISS ALPS

12" x 17" $100

Ingredients: lovely finished paint by number from hospice thrift store in joshua tree; piece of a wooden post i cut up for dusty's nose; bead from bobby furst of JT; wire on back from a friend, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Danielle S. in Los Angeles, CA)

 

 

MY CAT DUSTY: CAT BOMB

TROPICAL SUNSET

14" x 17" $111

Ingredients: lovely hand made painting from a local thrift store in joshua tree; piece of a wooden post i cut up for dusty's nose; bead from bobby furst of JT; wire on back from a friend, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Jan Cross in Malibu, CA)

MY CAT DUSTY, CAT BOMB

FLYING DUCKS

13.5" x 15.5" $100

Ingredients: painting which holly of holly's trading post in morongo valley gave me during my recent shopping spree there, i love her store!, wood post i cut up; bead fom bobby furst of JT, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Craig Carlisle in Grandview Heights, OH)

 

MY CAT DUSTY, CAT BOMB

THE BLACK FOREST

12" x 14" $100

Ingredients: painting from a local thrift store; piece of a wood post i cut up for dusty's nose; bead from bobby furst of JT, love from sharii

SOLD (thank you Craig Carlisle in Grandview Heights, OH)

 

 

MY CAT DUSTY, CAT BOMB

STILL LIFE WITH FLOWERS

14.5" x 17.5" $100

Ingredients: lovely hand made painting from a local thrift store in joshua tree; piece of a wooden post i cut up for dusty's nose; bead from bobby furst of JT; wire on back from a friend, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Craig Carlisle in Grandview Heights, OH)

LOOK INTO MY EYES. BRING ME A COOKIE

19.5" x 27" $111

Ingredients: wonderful plastic 3-D dog picture from Leslie Mariah Andrews of Joshua Tree (Nova Rico-Florence, Italy) cracK in the plastic of the right dog's nose only make him more lovable; wirE ON BACK from a friend, love from shari

SOLD (thank you John and Nancy Cassidy in Stanley, ID)

DOG BLESS US

vintage elf, 2002 made in kansas city, MO

12.5" x 13" x 1.5" $160

Ingredients: beads, button, pearls and picture of niagra falls from suzanne jenkins of maryland; wood from the basement of our house in kansas city; wire from jennifer field of kansas city; pull tabs on back from jackie morrow and her cats of santa monica, love from shari

SOLD (thank you DK Crawford in Ventura, CA)

 

 

MAN, DOG, SPACESHIP

  

 

6.5" x 7" $99

SOLD (thank you Kate Mellina and Dave Christopher in Philadelphia, PA)

 

BE OPEN TO THIS MOMENT

  

9.5" x 11" $99

Ingredients: shot up can found in the desert; my old paint brushes; colored pencils from the estate sales of my ilfe, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Deepa Lani McNulty in Venice, CA)

 

JUST KEEP GETTING BACK ON THE HORSE

  

9.5" x 11.5" $144

Ingredients: boards from some local yard sales; same for the horse; frame from the yucca valley swap meet; one of my little silk screened jesus pieces, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Deepa Lani McNulty in Venice, CA)

 

 

TABLE AND CHAIR

table 4.5" x 4.5" chair 7" x 3" $111

Ingredients: craft sticks from sandy crouse of ohio; scraps of wood from my collections and found in the desert; piece of a broken clothespin bought from some young girls selling their felt pen on wood art objects for 50 cents each at the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Mary Regas in Pasadena, CA)

 

JESUS WITH HIS SPACESHIP

"OH HEY, THERE'S MY RIDE"

19" x 27" $155

Ingredients: cool old painting from the yucca valley swap meet; one of my jesus silk screens that Sas Markarian printed for me in los angeles, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Jody Roberts in Pacific Palisades, CA)

 

 

 

JESUS

I LIKE MYSELF

SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO  

each panel is 12" x 12" $111

Ingredients: old wooden thing someone made and which i bought at a JT estate sale; silkscreened by Sas Markarian in los angeles, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Alex Madero in Venice, CA)

 

 

deer 1: HAPPY THOUGHTS COME TO ME EACH DAY

deer 2: WOW

deer 3: I LIKE MYSELF

  

31.5" x 26" (outer edge of frame) $155

Ingredients: beautiful old painting (from a local thrift store) with pieces of paint chipping off which i made circles of neon orange over (after adding circles of orange to my sweater which got stained somehow all over the place and then it made it the best sweater ever); old, distressed and perfectly imperfect frame from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you anonymous)

 

SMALL DOG NAMED PENCIL

  

6" H x 4" W $66

Ingredients: pencils from sandy crouse of ohio; wire found on the ground; eraser from a pencil; block of wood i cut for dog noses; little piece of wood from my scrap box, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Trainer Tim Green in Los Angeles, CA)

MEDICINE TREE

11" x 3" x 3: $111

Ingredients: block of wood from a long ago yard sale; pencil; washers and bolts from the washer drawer; beads from my bead jar; big piece of local turquoise from melanie of 29 palms; circle scrap, i think a door knob hole that john ryan recently cut out of my new shed door; checker from sandy crouse, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Alice McCoy in Stockbridge, GA)

 

 

 

CRAYONS IN AN OLD WOODEN BEET BOX

bee  

 

15" x 8" x 3.5"

now showing and available for purchase at Indian Road Cafe

Ingredients: old wood box from pam and sue's estate sale in joshua tree with emily and zaza and josh and monica; a bunch of crayons from a generous friend, these are individually glued, good and sturdy, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Joan and Jeffery Bell in NYC, NY)

 

GOOD THINGS HAPPEN

  

12" x 12"

now showing and available for purchase at Indian Road Cafe

Ingredients: old board from out in the desert; frame wood from a joshua tree yard sale (and they were previously used in cement work) love from shari

SOLD (thank you Jeff Hoppa in New York City, NY)

 

 

I LIKE MYSELF...CLARK GABLE

  

8" x 5.5" $30

Ingredients: print on board by the something plaque company in los angeles, california and i found these at the yucca valley swap meet this past weekend, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Victoria Kirst in Seattle, WA)

 

 

I LIKE MYSELF...CHARLES BRONSON

  

8" x 5.5" $30

Ingredients: print on board by the something plaque company in los angeles, california and i found these at the yucca valley swap meet this past weekend, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Stacy Doolittle in Joshua Tree, CA)

 

I LIKE MYSELF...JOHN DENVER

  

8" x 5.5" $30

Ingredients: print on board by the something plaque company in los angeles, california and i found these at the yucca valley swap meet this past weekend, love from shari

SOLD (thank you anonymous!)

 

OPEN HEART...OPEN MIND

  

32" x 16" $333

Ingredients: the bottom of an old wood trunk i finally cut up to print my silk screens on; glitter from the glittery sandy crouse in ohio; wire on back from the yucca valley swap meet; letters from the thrift stores and swap meets of my life and also from sandy crouse (a sign that said "women" that i cut up) and from pam and sue's estate sale in yucca valley and those thin white letters from jack pierson; rusty E from the desert; piece of an old drawer i made an E out of and a curtain loop thing, love from shari

SoLD (thank you Lauren Embrey in Dallas, TX)

 

I LIKE MYSELF...I LIKE ME, TOO

  

6" x 6" $77

Ingredients: board from glen and steve and also chris veit and "the station" in JT; scraps of wood and stuff from my collections; eyes from ebay; pencils from sales; ice cream spoon form indy amos and joshua treats ice cream; wire on back from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you William Caplan in Los Angeles, CA)

 

I WANT WHAT I HAVE

  

3" x 4" $44

Ingredients: piece of an old wood trunk i finally cut up; piece of a painting i bought in el segundo after i picked up my wulf dress form found on ebay; jewels from that jewel herself, sandy crouse in ohio; wire on back from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Gael Belden in Ojai, CA)

 

SOMETHING GOOD'S GONNA HAPPEN TO ME TODAY

  

3.5" x 8" $60

Ingredients: piece of an old wood trunk i finally cut up; glitter from the glittery sandy crouse in ohio; wire on back from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

SoLD (thank you Jennifer Ley in New Jersey)

 

 

JESUS, CLASS OF 0. HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK PHOTO

  

6" x 7" $50

Ingredients: that's the cutest handmade decoupaged placque which i found years ago in a desert thrift store and has been in my private collection for as many years, recently added words by me, love from shari

SoLD (thank you visitors to art queen)

RELAX

22.5" x 11.5" $111

Ingredients: scraps of wood from here and there, sales and the desert or cut off of things i was making; rusty can from the desert; rusty lid from a big glass jar; piece of canvas board i cut up, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Tim, visiting Art Queen from New York)

 

KEEP RAINIER BEACH COZY  

23" x 23" $333

Ingredients: old board and other wood from a recent estate sale in joshua tree; wire from some sale; fake pearls and wire on back from the yucca valley swap meet; letters from ebay, yard sales and church rummage sales and susan kuhlman of nYC; little wood bead cut in half for eyes from bobby furst of JT; rubber end cap from a yard sale, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Su and Anthony, visiting Art Queen from Rainier Village, Rainier Beach, WA, I am happy to change the words to Rainier Beach for them while I hold the thought of keeping Joshua Tree cozy)

LIFE IS A HAPPY LITTLE DANCE

  

7.5" x 6.5" $155

Ingredients: board is from an old drawer found out in the desert on the way to improv class in victorville with tami wood last year; scraps of wood from my collections; wire on back from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Mary Regas in Pasadena, CA)

 

KEEP RAINIER BEACH COZY  

23" x 23" $333

Ingredients: old board and other wood from a recent estate sale in joshua tree; wire from some sale; fake pearls and wire on back from the yucca valley swap meet; letters from ebay, yard sales and church rummage sales and susan kuhlman of nYC; little wood bead cut in half for eyes from bobby furst of JT; rubber end cap from a yard sale, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Su and Anthony, visiting Art Queen from Rainier Village, Rainier Beach, WA, I am happy to change the words to Rainier Beach for them while I hold the thought of keeping Joshua Tree cozy)

LEONARD COHEN PILLOWS WHICH I MADE FROM COOL VINTAGE DOUBLE KNIT FABRIC

  

6.5" x 7" $33 each

Ingredients: beautiful vintage doubleknit fabric and recycled washed pillow and fabric used for inner pillow, love from shari

SOLD (thank you anonymouses)

 

 

WWCD? BAG WHICH I MADE FROM COOL VINTAGE DOUBLE KNIT FABRIC

  

12.5" x 17" (not measuring straps) $33

Ingredients: beautiful vintage doubleknit fabric and strap material from some yard sales in the desert, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Gail Appelbaum in NYC, NY)

 

 

 

BLOOM WHERE YOU'RE PLANTED

  

5" x 5.5" $80

Ingredients: scrap wood from an old desk i took apart and some other wood from the desert; local turquoise from jack's friend at christmas dinner; crystals (locan and not local) from the yucca valley swap meet and quartzite, AZ; wire from the swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Lauren Embrey in Dallas, TX)

 

BINGO IS MY NAME-O

  

14" x 15" $144

Ingredients: cupboard door from my studio when i recently decluttered and took some things apart; scraps of found wood from my collections; bingo games from local friends and sorry, i forgot who it was; pull tabs on back from ebay; wire from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you friends visiting from Los Angeles, CA)

 

PRESS THIS BUTTON TO HAVE A HAPPY DAY

  

5.5" x 9.5" $77

Ingredients: piece of board from an old shelf; plaster arrows from pam and sue's estate sale in yucca valley, calif; smiley face someone found in the desert and gave me, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Barbara Musso in Morro Bay, CA)

 

REMEMBER TO SPARKLE

  

4" x 14" $99

Ingredients: box from a recent yard sale; glitter from sandy crouse of ohio; wire on back from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Rita Fiedler in Eugene, OR)

REACH FOR THE MOON

8" x 29" to top of the moon $222

Ingredients: some old feet from an old couch, i think, a bunch of broken or old scratched or not needed cds i've collected; wooden cut out lady from a local estate sale; letters from friends, yard sales, ebay and thrift stores, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Lauren Embrey in Dallas, TX)

 

THE GLITTERY EYE OF GOD

  

9" x 6" $100

Ingredients: scrap wood from the desert; glitter from friends, sales and my good friend sandy crouse in ohio; letters from sales, ebay, friends and thrift stores; pull tab on back from ebay, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Lauren Embrey in Dallas, TX)

 

REMEMBER ME?

  

24" x 27.5" $144

Ingredients: painting and old frame purchased by 2 separate vendors at the yucca valley swap meet; wire on back also from the swap meet years ago, love and remembering from shari

SOLD (thank you Barbara Bienstock in Los Angeles, CA)

 

 

 

DOG IS EVERYWHERE

  

10.5" x 12" $99

Ingredients: painting and frame and wire from the yucca valley swap meet; old broom i cut up; old green eraser from an old pencil (dog nose), love from shari

SOLD (thank you Deborah Paul and her dog Zori in Seattle, WA)

 

 

 

 

JESUS TAKEN SERIOUSLY BY MANY, JESUS TAKEN JOYOUS BY A FEW

"AH, SING IT FOR US, LEONARD"

11" x 16.5" $88

Ingredients: old piece of metal found in the desert; screen printed by sas markarian in los angeles, california; song JAZZ POLICE by leonard cohen and i am often quoting those lines, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Suz Simanaitis in Hawthorne, CA)

 

BE STILL AND KNOW THAT I AM DOG

  

10" x 12" $111

Ingredients: painting and frame and wire from the yucca valley swap meet; old broom i cut up; old green eraser from an old pencil (dog nose), love from shari

SOLD (thank you anonymous in Los Angeles, CA)

 

 

 

FOCUS

  

14.5" x 15" x 6" deep $144

Ingredients: drawer from that great estate sale i went to last summer with emily and zaza and josh; letters from pam and sue's great estate sale in yucca valley, CA and donation creation in JT; O cut from a box found on the side of a road in a truck marked, FREE STUFF with teddy quinn after our dear friend vince's memorial at the Palms in wonder valley; wire on back from the yucca valley swap meet; piece of wood and metal scallop trim from that same yard sale, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Kurt Einstein and Robert Greenwald in Jamaica Plain, MA)

 

 

I MAKE NEW FRIENDS WHEREVER I GO

14" x 16" $111

Ingredients: painting from a local thrift store; frame from my good friend Cidne; googly eyes from sandy crouse in ohio and the thrift stores of my life; piece of a wooden post (3-D nose) from a recent joshua tree yard sale; pull tabs on back from ebay; wire on back from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

note from shari: one time a friend of mine on maui told me when we look at the mountains we should also ask them to have a look at us, we've been doing that in yoga class at paula's dome.

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

 

DOG IN HIS SPACESHIP

3" x 5" $44

SOLD (thank you Fran Katzman in New York City, NY)

 

 

I AM A PRECIOUS GEM

  

5" x 5" $55

Ingredients: wood and board from some local yard sales; crystals and wire from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you anonymous)

 

 

I WANT WHAT I HAVE COWBOY MONKEY

  

4.5" x 5" $55

Ingredients: wood and board from some local yard sales; crystals and wire from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

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

 

 

 

MERMAID IN THE NEON PINK SEA WITH HER FISH FRIENDS

made with local turquoise, crystals and real fresh water pearls

  

9" x 11" $155

Ingredients: old frame from patty at the yucca valley swap meet; wire on back and 3 crystals also from the yucca valley swap meet; turquoise from our friend at christmas dinner at jack's house; sequins from sandy crouse of ohio; real fresh water pearls from teri wilkes of champaign IL, love from shari

SOLD (thank you anonymous in los angeles, calif)

 

 

I LIKE MYSELF MONKEY

  

5.5" x 5.5" x 2" deep $88

Ingredients: sweet little box from a yard sale, same for the wooden post i made the monkey's nose out of; giltter and vintage yellowed googly eyes from sandy crouse of ohio; wire i found somewhere, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Lauren Embrey in Dallas, TX)

 

 

 

 

SOMETIMES I JUST NEED A NEW PERSPECTIVE

  

5" x 6" $77

Ingredients: wood and board from some local yard sales; crystals (the brown ones were mined locally) and wire from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Lauren Embrey in Dallas, TX)

 

SPACE DOGS

("THEY CAME FROM THE DOG STAR AND THEY WERE SIRIUS")

  

4" x 4" $55

Ingredients: wood and board from some local yard sales; crystals and wire from the yucca valley swap meet, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Fran Katzman in New York City, NY)

 

 

I FEEL SO SPARKLY MERMAID

  

6" x 11" $99

Ingredients: old shelf board from ann magnuson and john bertram of joshua tree and los angeles; wood on back from a JT yard sale; frame wood is from my studio shelves which i took apart some of; turquoise from our friend at jack's christmas dinner and they were found locally; sequins and glitter from the 5th dimension, from shari

SOLD (thank you Lauren Embrey in Dallas, TX)

 

 

THREE NICE FISHIES

  

23" x 23" $99

Ingredients: old board and other wood from a recent estate sale in joshua tree; wire from some sale; fake pearls and wire on back from the yucca valley swap meet; letters from ebay, yard sales and church rummage sales and susan kuhlman of nYC; little wood bead cut in half for eyes from bobby furst of JT; rubber end cap from a yard sale, love from shari

SOLD (thank you John Bickler in Los Angeles, CA)

 

WORLD FAMOUS CROCHET MUSEUM

  

8.5" x 9.5" x 2" deep $99

Ingredients: frame from my friend at the yucca valley swap meet; pull tab on back from ebay; board from glen, steve and chris; original painting by leslie mariah andrews of art not walmart and of joshua tree; and i added details, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Anna Marie Steidl in Los Angeles, CA)

 

 

BUTTONS FOR YOU TO PRESS: enter the now, shape shift, parade of dancing bunnies, time travel, restart my day, connect left brain to right brain, clear all the crap that keeps me from fully enjoying my life, sing like ethel merman, god's heavenly doorbell. (when you gonna ring it?)

  

18" x 518" $144

Ingredients: sign from a long ago yard sale, love from shari

SOLD (thank you to my new friends visiting Art Queen last week)

 

MAN WORSHIPPING HIS WOMAN

  

17.5" x 18.5" $155

Ingredients: broken drawer from the desert on the way to victorville and improv class with tami wood; people i cut out of a big painting i purchased at a thrift store in el esgundo after picking up my wulf dress form, the ones they use on project runway; beautiful felt pen painted boards from some girls at the yucca valley swap meet who were selling these for 50 cents each, wait one was FREE; plaster letters from donation creation in JT and pam and sue's estate sale in yucca valley, love from shari

SOLD (thank you Tanner Jackson Bowman in Chicago, IL)

 

 

 

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