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

There is nothing like working in the studio!!

I consider myself very lucky. I have most everything I could have ever dreamed of. I get to wake up ever morning walk a few feet and paint. I look up at my 30 foot wood slat ceilings every day … Continue reading

New paintings

Just finished my first four paintings of a new  series. I am in my element again!!

Painting, patterns, progress and admiring Gerhard Richter

I have been painting!!! I mean really painting. It feels great. I haven’t painted like this in about 3 years. I have done small stuff like my “Hiding in Plain Site” series and the Avatars and I have also done … Continue reading

Wherefore ‘Art’ thou?

Art? What art? Anything new you ask? Nada. Zip, zilch, nada. I have tons of ideas in my head, written down on various pieces of paper around my studio, but nothing tangible. Nothing physical to show for it. I know, … Continue reading

Binge and Purge… the video!

The lovely Nina Camplin/Fuschia Nightfire filmed the whole 5+ hours of my first “Binge and Purge” performance/installation  in Second Life. She then edited that down to 25 minutes and then sped it up and added this way cool music. Check it out!!!

The Avatars on display… @Create:Fixate a one night art event in DTLA

I was honored to be invited to display the avatars at Create:Fixate a one night art event in Downtown LA last night. It was a fun night of art, music, drinks and friends. I hung out by the Avatars and … Continue reading

Where art lives!!! (and where I live!)

On being an artist…

Last night I had a lovely evening with my artist friend Jennifer. We went to a few openings and had a great Italian dinner. The best part  of the evening was talking about what it means to be an artist. … Continue reading