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 →

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 →

I’m here enjoying the amazing weather and company at Jack London Square Open Studios. We have a very eclectic mix of artists on display here. I’ve really enjoyed connecting with all the art viewers and I have felt quite supported seeing all the folks from the Artists Engaged critique group and CCA Alumni critique. It feels so motivating to beRead More →

In just over a week, the largest display this year of my artwork will be up for view and sale at Jack London Square Open Studios. I’m extremely excited to reveal a new series of mixed media drawings that I created for the dance performance piece House of Matter. The pieces will be presented in projected form in the theater,Read More →

Today is day two of my full-time studio work days during my week off from teaching.  Even though I miss seeing my family greatly (who I normally visit during Spring Break), I feel like it was the right decision to stay behind and work in the studio. I’m feeling immensely excited about the two collaborative projects I’m involved in thisRead More →