Row By Row Experience Has Started!


Alright quilters, we know you're excited! Alaska Row by Row Experience started June 21st, and The Quilted Raven has TWO patterns you can choose from ("Salmon Swim" designed by Cindy Shake!) You must be in the store to pick up the pattern of your choice. Limit one pattern per customer... we can't ship to you until October 31st per the contest rules, but we do have kits available for you to purchase in the store. Take a look at these lovely options, for this year's "water" theme!

New Sculptures Up For Bid!



 "Here Fishy, Fishy!" Plasma cut and welded steel outdoor garden sculpture will patina beautifully after being exposed to the elements. Approx. size is 70" tall x 24" deep. This sculpture has been donated to the American Cancer Society Wine and Food Festival -April 11. Bid high and bid often! Thank goodness I had my sweet boy Gus to help sling steel - I'm out of shape!


"Dotem" will be available for bid at the
25th Annual Catholic Social Services Charity Ball
Saturday, May 9th! 

NEW ABC Fabric is almost ready!


A SNEAK PEEK at what Jana Hayenga at The Quilted Raven and I have been working on! Limited Edition, custom designed Alaska Animal Alphabet 100% cotton FABRIC!! Yes, we are sewing up the wonderful creative possibilities NOW ...baby quilts, cloth ABC books, cloth blocks, flags and more! We are so InSpiReD heart emot




Ravens In Juneau!


Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott visited with me in my Capitol office today. He liked the raven art theme in my office--he's a Raven Clan leader! Note the raven flags above us by Anchorage artist Cindy Shake.
 — with Lt. Governor Byron Mallott and Cindy Shake atAlaska State Capitol.

Art Making For a Cause -New Metal Sculptures for the Alaska SeaLife Center and KNBA

 Making "Art for the Sea!" Bid high and bid often at the Alaska SeaLife Center 2014 Blue Tie Gala Feb. 15 at the Dena'ina Center Anchorage -"Within the Sea" plasma cut and welded steel seal, 60" w x 34" tall, original wall sculpture. https://alaskasealife.ejoinme.org/?tabid=506057
This is a wonderful event that benefits one of my favorite places to find inspiration, The Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, AK. VIP Trips with Seals, Sea Lions, Otters and More -The Alaska SeaLife Center Gala ("Blue Tie" event Feb. 15 -Dena'ina Center ANC) LIVE Auction Items are now posted! https://alaskasealife.ejoinme.org/?tabid=506057


Happy to share my other latest metal sculpture by making "Art for Music" for the upcoming KNBA Art Auction, Feb. 20. "Rhythm Ribbon Seal" is 54" w x 32" t plasma cut and welded steel with heat treated details and embellished with glass beads strung on copper wire. This Seal will be part of the Silent Auction. http://nativeartauction.org/


NEW EBooks Now Available On Blurb! iBook for iPad Format


Original, illustrated letters are created in the shape of the animal in which their name starts with! From alligators sharing a spear of asparagus, to the zebra zipping on a zigzag suit, discover fun, animal antics and the entire alphabet with 
The Amazing Animal Alphabet, written and illustrated by Cindy Shake.


From a brown bear balancing a bunch of blueberries, to an otter opening oodles of oysters, discover fun, animal antics and the entire alphabet with The Alaska Animal Alphabet! Each original, hand illustrated letter is in the shape of the animal it's name starts with -fun for all ages! Learn about Alaska and the ABC's by Alaska artist, Cindy Shake!



New Work in the Works!


Metal work, fiber art and new PATTERNS -OH MY!