Project Statement This group of cut paper paintings is inspired by a short-story titled “Cruciger” by Erin Cashier. In this story, a massive and autonomous ship named Duxa voyages to a liquid planet inhabited by beings that communicate with glyphs on the surface of their skeleton-free bodies. Duxa arrives programmed with the task of refashioning this liquid world to readyRead More →

Addison Street Window Gallery Curated by Demetri Broxton Addison Street Windows Gallery Price List February 22 to April 9, 2014 Opening Reception: Saturday, February 22nd 3-5 pm 2018 Addison Street Berkeley, CA 94704 Work is on view 24/7 from Addison Street, right across the street from Berkeley Rep! http://calendar.insidebayarea.com/berkeley/events/art-opening-/E0-001-066478233-8 RSVP for the opening and tell me what you think ofRead More →

My end of the year studio rituals this year have consisted of shifting piles around, reconfiguring tables, photographing artwork and gearing up for new projects. One strategy I’ve found increasingly useful in my studio practice is taking a day to archive the past year’s artwork as a means for planning what’s next.  I discovered while photographing work to be archivedRead More →

Examining the Early Waters  30 x four inch by six inch poplar panels. Cut paper, acrylic, colored pencil and pen. In these small cut paper works, done over the course of 30 days, I pondered the early eons of life on our planet.  When that legendary primordial mixture went from being nonliving chemicals to living.  I started to think thatRead More →

This summer has been a magnificent mix of refinishing furniture, tending my vegetable garden and creating this odd group of cut paper works.  I have a few others pieces that are not quite finished yet…but I was feeling too excited to hold these back any longer.  I’m submitting this group of work to a show at the Arc Gallery inRead More →

In this gallery I’ve included a variety of small works done on paper that combine  pen, brush tip marker, colored pencil and watercolor.  Some of these compositions will be later be re-imagined in a larger cut paper on panel piece, but I don’t feel that they are rough drafts… I plan on framing several of these as finished works. InRead More →

With just one week left in the group exhibition that I helped curate as well as participated in, I’m feeling so supported, inspired and motivated for my next project.  Both the opening and artist talks yesterday were very well attended, and we have lots of fantastic photos to share!  Thanks to the photographers Daniel Zarazua, Katherine Campbell and Eric MurphyRead More →

Joyce Gordon Gallery invites you to the opening reception of “Slide”, on June 7th, 6pm. Exhibition Dates: June 7 – June 29, 2013 Opening Reception: June 7th, 6-9pm  Artist Talk: Saturday, June 22nd 1-4pm Location: 406 14th St, Oakland, CA 94612 Hours: Wednesday to Friday 11am to 5pm Saturday 1 to 4pm Gallery Contact: jvbgg2@gmail.com 510-465-892 I’m so excited toRead More →