• Jay combines the gifts of a master teacher, visionary artist and skilled craftsman and builder. - Samuel Speers, Vassar College

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    My artistic passion is driven by the question “what if?” Every material offers challenges. Sometimes the creative journey is a very personal, meandering affair; other times I am designing for a particular audience as part of a community process.

    My art, which I sometimes refer to as “heart work”, is a response to my life journey, a reflection and processing of life changing experiences: the suicide of a relative, the clear cutting of ancient growth forest, the concept of sustainability and a vision of what our world will look like in fifty years. Read More »