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Stephanie Hilvitz
I am making every effort to live a creative life.
Interests: i love fabrics, tiles, papers, beads, anything mexican, folkloric and colorful...i love designing and working in my mango studio, working in my garden. i love riding my bike and reading by the fireplace. i love my sweet understanding husband and my best creation daughter!
Recent Activity
counting the EBCA Studio Tour it's spring in the Mango Studio regardless of what mother nature is dishing out we'll have hot chai to keep the chill off and lots of bright hot art to warm your soul Charlotte... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2017 at Rodrigvitz Style
playing with color and composition and interiors while reading Living Color...Natalie Goldberg oldie but goodie I was gifted with some little wooden flooring taking the journal drawings and painting on the wood panels... I just can't stop! Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2017 at Rodrigvitz Style
I continue, to be held in its spell... the milkweed, the pods...the monarch migration 2018 I will be there in Michoacan some new small works in progress for the upcoming EBCA studio tour and this incredible Monarch and the Dandelion... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2017 at Rodrigvitz Style
It's been a while...since I have visited this space I am missing it We had a fun time in the studio this past weekend...making a pregnant belly mold for this lovely belly bowl... I love this idea! and think it... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2017 at Rodrigvitz Style
oh these two...their engagement pics taken by the very talented Brianne Haagenson I snagged just a handful from the website, not sure how they are going to pic just one enjoy :) grateful for my dear Tess...and for Pete in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
turning to the journal to make sense of this all... thrilled that I believe the voices we raised, the money and supplies we sent moved President Obama to take action in regard to Dapl interesting story HERE, take a listen,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
calming held tight, feeling safe in her 'thunder shirt' we discovered this on Halloween when we put costumes on the girls and it was immediate Lola was calm, cuddly...greeting the trick or treaters so now when she is acting crazy...bouncing... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
the night was long, numbing, stressful...dark but, somehow, the sun a beautiful day how to wrap our heads around this not only this man as our president who has spouted such hate and bigotry...but the people that surround him... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
dia de los muertos a celebration I embrace to honor and sit in this light of the altars the sugar skulls, to make our memories sweet... and dear Rebecca, once again in San Miguel de Allende this dia de... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
our sweet girl...happiest birthday wishes to you!! cannot believe 31 years since you entered our lives, changed for the better for ever (here with your big brother, happy birthday to YOU tomorrow!) we love you our beautiful girl! so very... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
uggghhh...the debate, it inspired us to VOTE!!!! was pointed to this Huffington Post page...funny, you.must.laugh....or cry This man's tweet started a hashtag event Antonio French ✔@AntonioFrench Trump's foreign policy answers sound like a book report from a teenager who hasn't... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
hot and dry...something sparked in the distance...gorgeous color in the foreground preparing for the cold ahead grateful for this lingering fall grateful though that this too will pass and for the cool winds of change Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
La Sirena getting ready to leave the Mango Studio...Olive and Lola will miss her stopping traffic along the way Neptune and Diego...leaving their home Neptune safely in place at the Firehouse Art Center and Diego...oh my Diego you.cannot.miss.this! grateful for... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
this time of year is healing for me...building altars to honor my dad altars honoring seeds of life...beautifully spent placing them as small tableaus to sit in candlelight altars that honor all our loved ones that have passed in a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
we have been planning and looking forward...the girls too were anxious could not have asked for a more perfect fall evening... to celebrate these two! Tess and Pete's engagement party oh Lola! time spent with old friends, family and neighbors...didn't... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
we are not on the heavy migration trail of the Monarch we do not get many Monarch visits but every year now, on or near my dad's birthday since he passed away 4 years ago I have a visitation Happy... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
oh my.... my long time blog friends, Lyle and Toni have gifted me with these fantastic creations... rattles!!! that we will shake, rattle and roll for the Dead Procession and Catrina Ball maybe they will have some for sale in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
back to summer...heat and hot mural works...checking out Colorado Crush in the RINO district of Denver the artists moved in and transitioned these neighborhoods into vibrant spaces now they are being moved out with more high end/corporate development a week... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
Enjoying this birthday month while I fume over the insane political winds blowing around... Hillary gets pneumonia from being exhausted by the ridiculous scrutiny of the media while the Dump's shady foundation, spewing of hate and international business conflicts of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
been crazy busy, both with my day job and my art Sept and October will have lots going on... Dia de los Muertos is drawing near and this year I'm working on some BIG sculptures gigante puppets that will be... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
it's been awhile since I've been here... I see my last post was FL and I'm headed there again tomorrow I seem to be always flying away grateful though that some of my trips have been for fun, perhaps not... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
a class act...this democratic convention gives me great hope that we can work to ensure that the hate mongerer is stopped as the sun sets on this work day I am grateful for Michelle Obama's eloquent speech for Bernie's YUGE... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
I've been watching for her all summer...she's back! grateful for this sprite little thing, munching away at the sunflower seeds I am enthralled with birds these days...reading H is for Hawk, a memoir and history lesson on falconry and the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
just a little reminder to myself...SO much to be grateful for this weekend was FULL of grateful, posting so I can look back on this and smile as I'm on the road again a farm party...great food, dancing in the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
what a difficult time...the gun tragedies become so common place after listening to Obama's heartfelt speech in Dallas...and reading all the hatred this inspired I was led to leave a comment on his facebook page...we are friends :) telling him... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style