• Featured at Sidestreet Arts in Portland

    Printmaker Gail Owen and I will be showing together for the month of September 2020. Sidestreet Arts is a sweet space full of good things. Opening first Friday of the month. 140 SE 28th Ave. in Portland. www.sidestreetarts.com

  • Portland Open Studios 2020

    Yes, Portland Open Studios is happening October 10-11 & 17-18, but this year it will be ONLINE!
    I have a new online shop, www.swinkshop.com. PREVIEW SALE On Friday, October 9, SwinkShop.com will feature a slew of new Wallies, larger sculptural pieces and other new works. You can order from the shop and I'll ship your purchases, or if you're local you can make an appointment to visit the studio, save yourself the shipping fee, and pick up here.
    Join my email list to get the inside scoop at eepurl.com/oElav.
    For more info about the event, visit portlandopenstudios.com

  • Holiday Sale 2020

    I will be offering Wallies and other gifts in my online shop www.swinkshop.com in time for holiday shopping. Orders can be shipped or if you're local, picked up by appointment at the studio. To get your invitation, join my email list at eepurl.com/oElav.

  • New in my Online Shop: Stickers

    New in my Online Shop: Stickers


  • Featured in Books

    My piece "Domestic Production" appears in Ceramic Sculpture: Making Faces, Lark Crafts Books, 2014

    500 Figures in Clay Volume 2, Lark Crafts Books, 2014 features "Tiger Buddha"

    One of my pieces, "Don't Feed the Hand That Bites You" is featured in Humor in Craft by Brigitte Martin, Schiffer Publishing. Available through amazon.com.

    "Contemporary Wildlife Art", Schiffer Publishing, May 2015 features three of my pieces.

    "Art Themes: Choices in Art Learning & Making", a textbook scheduled for publication by Indiana University Press in 2016