Try as I may, I can’t stay away from the clay. A few months ago, after several years of abandonment, the clay began calling me. At first just a few whispers in my ear, but quickly becoming a noise I could not silence. I called John at the Paducah School of Art & Design to purchase a bag of kaolin, and quickly began the process of restoring the dry, cracked slab of clay. Yesterday I pulled the first of a series of small abstract floral prints for the upcoming “In the Garden” show at Gallery 5. (Opening reception June 16, from 4 to 8 P.M.)

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