Update: My stolen handbag, and the lovely people who found it and gave it back to me

Two kind people contacted me today to return my purse to me. The woman I met today, her father, and her sister were out for a walk late yesterday and saw my bag tossed aside. They gathered my things and used the information they found to contact me. Thank you, Elyse and Frank, and the… Continue reading Update: My stolen handbag, and the lovely people who found it and gave it back to me

Jan 10th, 2014: Reception for Amber Avalos & Amy Cools Textile Works show

Amy explains the story behind ‘My Grandma and Her Pictures’ Last night’s ‘Amber Avalos and Amy Cools: Textile Works’ gallery show reception, January 10th, 7 – 10pm, was a memorable evening! The enthusiasm and the outpouring of love and support from friends, family, and textile arts enthusiasts made our hearts overflow. My thanks to all… Continue reading Jan 10th, 2014: Reception for Amber Avalos & Amy Cools Textile Works show

Textile Works by Amber Avalos and Amy Cools: Gallery Show Up!

Amber and I hung the show today! And we’re so excited! Well, mostly Amber and the incomparable Vincent Avalos did: how lucky are we to have the head guy of installations at the Asian Art Museum volunteer his time to help us display everything just so?!? I can’t thank Vincent enough. So we’ll be there… Continue reading Textile Works by Amber Avalos and Amy Cools: Gallery Show Up!