Northeast Minneapolis Art Crawl
May 20 – May 22, 2011
visit my studio in the Northrup King Building #403
Largest art crawl in the country, visit the Minneapolis Arts District!
Friday 5-10pm
Saturday noon-8pm
Sunday noon-5pm

Along For The Ride Gets a Pedestal!

In 2004 I had created Along For The Ride, a sculpture for the Fairview Children’s Hospital. Recently they asked me to create a podium for  him. Here are the pictures of the process! Hope you enjoy!

  • Along For The Ride Sculpture

    Along For The Ride Sculpture

    Along for the Ride - created 2004 for Fairview Children\'s Hospital. The turtle\'s shell is covered with travel plates. I had written a story to go with it that is finally getting told - mounted on the pedestal they asked me to make now.

  • Base by Marlaine Cox Metalworks

    Base by Marlaine Cox Metalworks

    Base fabricated by Marlaine Cox Metalworks

  • Rock is on

    Rock is on

    Rock is on, ready for grout

  • Green on

    Green on

    rock is on, green area ready to begin

  • before grouting

    before grouting

    before grouting

  • Before grouting detail

    Before grouting detail

    Before grouting detail

  • Turtle story

    Turtle story

    The pedestal features a story about the turtle and his travels with his friends.

  • another side pic

    another side pic

  • Turtle closeup

    Turtle closeup

    Closeup - finished shows turtle and the story area.

Hudson Hospital Commission

Hudson Hospital Commission finished Summer 2009.  A real privilege to be asked to make art for the wonderful collection at Hudson Hospital in Wisconsin.  A wonderful building, grounds and art collection.

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Let’s Make Tile – Intro to Tile Making Workshop



An introduction to tile making for mosaics.  Students will explore texture, shape, and glazing while making terra cotta tile.  Students are encouraged to bring cookie cutters and unique textures.  The first night will be an overview of the process and an opportunity to “play” with the clay.  Students will finish class with 5-7 square feet of tile.
Class includes a basic introduction to tile adhesives and installation techniques including mesh mounting.

Class meets for three sessions and tile pickup.  $265 includes all materials.



2014 Winter Class meets:

February 11th, Tuesday 6-9pm for overview and fun with clay

February 13th, Thursday 6-9pm for cutting the tiles

and February 15th, Saturday 10-3p to glaze tiles

the tiles are then fired and arrangements will be made to pick them up.

All classes take place in my studio in the Northrup King Building, home to over 100 artists in Northeast Minneapolis.  Small class sizes ensure a relaxed, fun, no pressure atmosphere for students to explore and develop their own individual creativity.


To reserve your spot in class contact Sheryl at 612-423-9197, Visa and MC accepted.


Individualized Advanced Tilemaking – Let’s Make More Tile!  On-going dates.

For my previous tile students, continue your exploration.  I supply the materials and studio – you supply the creativity!

Includes three sessions. $210 includes all materials

Contact me to set up dates and times that work!


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