Today the breeze is playful and cool, pushes me out of bed, teases me out of my sluggishness – it was a long night of paying attention to good friendship, while L was in surgery. My liver was talking all night long. It went well, Kate writes, he is resting now. I’m in first coffee … More Morning
Ah, the ever-changing dynamics of the ecosystem shared by Art and the Internet. This has come up in every peer conversation, every artist statement, proposal and grant application I’ve written this month. Think I’ll write an essay about it & post it here. But this is not my purpose right now. I’ve been doing some … More You too can own a painting
It’s been a week since the morning after #Selfie’s opening at Gallery de Boer. That was such a profoundly good time, rich with love and excellence, risk and joy. We all of us had about an inch of air beneath our feet as we walked through the space and played together on the roof afterwards. … More #Selfie 17: new moon
I’m at the stage of production for this show that’s the most intense on all levels – emotional, psychological, mental and physical. Each piece has its’ own trajectory and arc, and I work in collaboration with this. There are sixteen different painting ‘trajectories’ to define and follow to completion – in 22 days – if … More #Selfie 11 – Truth beneath the truth
I honestly don’t have a clue what I look like from the outside. Or- I have clues, from friends (hopefully most honest, but still undeniably subject to mood changes & emotional wellbeing), family (often distorted by… family), men who have been drinking in bars (predictable), random encounters with strangers… and more recently in my Selfie … More #Selfie 4: inside out
This show project has turned into a kind of Selfie Pilgrimage for me. I must say, my initial resistance has been a challenge to overcome – I DO so resist, especially when reading articles like this one by James Franco (The Meanings of the Selfie, New York Times, December 2013) who rationalizes his recently acquired … More #Selfie post 2
Leafs and St Louis Blues are skating like mad 2.5 feet above my head, with a soundtrack announcer who could clearly like the Leafs to tie it up & stay in the game. 2nd period, 13 minutes to go. I’m writing in a local bar so I can get some distance from the #Selfie project that so … More #Selfie 1: Right then.