My most recent painting brought me to the brink. I reached a point where I was dumbfounded and began to seriously question myself and whether I even know how to make art. Then I came across a brilliant quote. Continue reading The Baffling Muse of Form
Lately, I’m in a bit of a rut, artistically speaking. I do not have as much time to work every day. And I am bored with the results when I do sit down to work. I find myself wishing there were more colors in the spectrum, more textures and marks in nature to discover, because it seems my mind has worn out all of them. … Continue reading Dealing with Fallow Periods as an Artist (and Some New Drawings, Too)
Our Women Across Boundaries exhibit could not be going any better. The work looks beautiful in the space and all of our events have been successes. I just wish all my close friends and family back in the U.S. could see this show in person. On Friday, we had artist talks in English for the artist Ashley Roberts and myself. This video shows most of my talk … Continue reading WAB Group Show: Reception Pics and Artist Talk!
As I mentioned, I will be showing my Reconstructed Self series at Art Gallery 64 in Birkenfeld, Germany. The in-person show begins this Sunday with a reception at 2:00 pm (with live swing music!) We will be doing a couple of artist talks and a poetry reading in English and German as well during the exhibition! My work from the show will also be available online through … Continue reading Upcoming group show: more about the artists!
It’s day 66 of my 100-Day-Project. I haven’t missed a day for a few weeks now and I think I’ve fallen into a kind of rhythm. I’ve heard artists talk about the benefits of building a visual language and other painterly habits. These habits make slipping into a studio process easier when you’re stumped for ideas. You just begin making the marks and hopefully by … Continue reading Day 66 Update: Birth of a Series (or a Lifelong Journey)