New website, new blog, new exhibitions…

WOW, so much going on lately!!! First, I updated my website. This blog is now back to graciekendal.wordpress.com while my website kristineschomaker.net is now pointing to a new squarespace site. I will be blogging from that site now, so if … Continue reading

Reflections… socially constructed ideas of ‘beauty’

I am reposting my reply from comments in my last blog post  because I think it is important and  continues this conversation… My work on body image has always been about a universal dialogue. While I may use myself as … Continue reading

The Paper Doll Project

Me, about 10 minutes  ago My hair has been short for about a year and a half now. I had it shaved for an art performance in which I was challenging media’s distortion of beauty as well as society’s perception … Continue reading

Support your local artists!! Buy art for the Holidays!!

Support In October I opened my studio for the 3rd time for the Brewery Artwalk. As always it was such an amazing experience. I met so many new people, caught up with long time friends and made great connections for … Continue reading

Saying Good-bye… to Second Life stuff!

Please join me Sunday Oct 20th at 10am pst/slt as I finish the durational performance where I delete the entire contents of my Second Life Inventory. The performance/installation Binge and Purge was going to slowly be played out until the end … Continue reading

Post-Brewery Artwalk/Pre-Holiday Art Sale!!! 25% off!!!!

This last weekend I opened my studio for the 3rd time for the Brewery Artwalk. As always it was such an amazing experience. I met so many new people, caught up with long time friends and made great connections for … Continue reading

Presence and Transience in a virtual world

A couple months ago I started a performance/installation  called “Binge and Purge.” My plan is to delete my entire Second Life inventory over a 5 month period by rezzing the objects on a sim and deleting them. I am also … Continue reading

GO BIG OR GO HOME!!

So, remember a couple days ago when I said I was going to grow out my hair? It was already getting a bit longer, ok it was only 1/2 an inch, but still, long for me. Why not continue to … Continue reading

Why I wear a wig…

The last couple of art events I have gone to, I have warn a bright pink wig. I bought the wig a year and a half ago and thought it would be fun to play with. It sat alone untouched … Continue reading

Falling asleep in my chair…

I was  just talking to a friend, like 2 minutes ago about falling asleep in our chairs in front of the computer. His excuse is he has a son who as he puts it “adds a whole new layer of … Continue reading