I just enjoyed a two week trip to Arizona to visit my parents over the holidays and as an aside, I was thrilled to have a trunk show of my sculptural pieces at K. Newby Gallery in Tubac, AZ. K. Newby Gallery was the first gallery one year ago to consign some of my pieces to sell, which then opened the doors for me to sell in some other galleries. I will forever be grateful to them for believing in my work! Several of my pieces will continue to be for sale through K. Newby Gallery. Here's the link: http://newbygallery.com/artists/Shenna_Shepard/7227/. Below are some photos of my trunk show display at the gallery:
Another great perk of being in Arizona was I had the opportunity to stock up on some supplies that I cannot find in New England, such as these great Day of the Dead skulls from Mexico and Peru. I cannot wait to make more Day of the Dead assemblage pieces in the Spring, including Wedding Cake toppers!
And finally, I found these awesome tins in various antique stores in Tucson. They'll make great bodies for dogs, cats, horses, elephants, donkeys, and dolls!
I am 58 years old, a wife of 26 years, a mother of a wonderful and independent 19-year-old daughter, a clinical psychologist who treats adults in private practice, and last, but definitely not least, an artist. Whew! That was a mouth full. My passion is creating one-of-a-kind whimsical sculptural animals, dolls, and cake toppers (with a little multi-media collage thrown in for good measure). I hope you enjoy my creations as much as I enjoy making them!