Running interference- new paintings

This is the title of my new series of work. The title has a couple different meanings. First, it is based on the specific type of paint I use. It is called ‘interference’ paint. “An Interference color is laminated mica … 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

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!!!

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