As a female artist/sculptor for 25+ years, I have created a business from my passions which includes, welding, woodworking, carving and creating pieces that take men to lift.
Problem solving in a 1 woman studio has empowered me with confidence to FIGURE IT OUT!
Bestowing all that random knowledge and showing the possibilities to a young girl would have been hugely helpful in my own journey.
Aspen Middle School has a 6th grade mentor program and this year, I got Ela! She is smart, funny, asks questions, not afraid to get dusty, and had a plan. We meet until the end of the school year. Her project is a bedside table.
I show her how I work, things to think about, she will help out in the studio and thru her own project she is learning about scale, design, and possibilities.