Archive for 2011

August 16th, 2011

Pecha Kucha Night

Altility Art Studio was a part of something very exciting recently; Bellingham’s first Pecha Kucha night.  Pecha Kucha is an alternative slide show event that originated in Tokyo and has since spread to over 400 cities around the world, and is now an awesome part of the Bellingham community.  Headed by Aaron Westgate of FreeFlow […]


August 15th, 2011

Into the North Cascades

When our work schedules permit, or even if they don’t, we escape into the truly awesome North Cascade mountain range for some back country ski mountaineering.  Located just over the Bellingham foothills, we’ve had a very inspiring winter, spring and summer exploring this new terrain.


August 15th, 2011

Vital Source Natural Medicine

My longtime partner, Jess and I moved up to Bellingham, WA for a few reasons — a smaller more close knit community that shared our interests, a vast expanse of mountains to ski and explore, and a locally oriented economy that could support both of our businesses.  For five years Jess has been in medical […]


August 15th, 2011

Forging video and interview

Click the link below to have a look at a brief video of the studio during the intense forging process of ‘Reprise’. Altility Web Commercial


August 10th, 2011

The Forging Hammer

Last November I was commissioned to create an outdoor sculpture relating to the concept of the ‘tree of life’, or my interpretation of the growth and cycles of our natural world. The scale of this sculpture provided a rare opportunity to acquire a piece of equipment that has had a remarkable impact on my sculpture […]


January 16th, 2011

The Neighborhood

I would now like to take the opportunity to introduce the various artisans who make up the creative enclave to which I have been fortunate enough to have moved into.  Over the course of the summer and into the fall, while moving in and setting up shop in a corner of Bellingham, certain characters began […]