The latest PinchPals videos are reminders to connect and be safe. PinchPals are universal beings, no race, no religion, no political preference. Their simple form and red clay color resemble all of us. They are couriers of hope, support and reinforce an understanding that “at our core...

Doing Our Part First and foremost a shout out to all those committed to keeping society open from truck drivers to grocery store workers, first responders and of course hospital staffs and the scientists looking to tame the beast. All heroes in my book, all working...

[ˌevəˈlo͞oSH(ə)n] noun the process by which different kinds of living organisms are thought to have developed and diversified from earlier forms during the history of the earth.  Most art purchases are emotional. There is a connection between the art-work, the artist and the new owner. You saw something...

For many these are trying times and hoping the Pinch Pals can provide a bit of an optimistic view and assistance to remain engaged. 2020 is getting off to quite the bumpy start. Where I live In Northern Virginia schools are closed, community gatherings discouraged, “social...

It began simply enough, a college requirement was to take an art class. Walking into the clay studio I immediately knew it was where I belonged. Realizing the muck, the mud, could be modeled into anything, into any shape, I was hooked. My hands have...

Where to begin? “Pinched” from clay the PinchPals were created as characters for an animated film. At its crux it is a very simple idea: a way to express kindness, let someone know “you’ve got their back”, an easy way to re-connect with someone. The...