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Sep 16, 2009

Here’s a photo of my kick-ass building where my rockin’ art studio is. It’s not the artwork, or the art studio, a review, a juried show, business license, postcards, a degree, a CV, bio or sales. No. None of these. It’s the damn s…

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Category: Studio   Tags: Portraits, Studio, Business and art
Sep 7, 2009

I had my second First Thursday. It was a fantastic night, quite different than the first month in the quality of the conversations I had with people. I loved that people got that I was having a really great time with my paintings. I thought it was interes…

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Category: 1st Thursday   Tags: Portraits, 50 paintings in 50 Day, Open Studio, Accident Paintings, Studio
Aug 6, 2009

An eclectic array of people came through my studio door this evening. I had some of the 50/50 paintings up. Nicolette, everyone thought you were stunning and that you looked like Elizabeth Taylor. And Tilly, you have great taste, the two you picked for th…

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Category: 1st Thursday   Tags: Portraits, 50 paintings in 50 Day, Open Studio
Feb 15, 2009

Chloe taking in Monsters by Nathan Margoni. I know the show is really good because the children were intensely engaged and really got the work. Yesterday the show opened, the reception is today. I took the girls yesterday because I knew it would be less …

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Category: Show   Tags: Show, Portraits, 50 paintings in 50 Day, Press
Feb 9, 2009

The Hat Factory, Rick Yamet, Penny Yamet, Lael Morgan, Leslie Pelino, Geogette Gouveia-The Journal News, Bruce Richards. You can visit the collection online at yametonarts.com What a crazy, upside-down, fun, confusing day it’s been...so far. Today I deli…

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Category: Show   Tags: Show, Portraits, 50 paintings in 50 Day, Press
Feb 8, 2009

Mixing colors for a new paining, Its all roar and cry and suck and snap. I have a lot of colors to mix, I’ve completed mixing the sky and the bubbles. The flesh, rocks, and water are next. I’ve been reluctant to work on this one because I’ve been fearfu…

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Category: Painting Progression   Tags: Poetry, water painting
Dec 13, 2008

Last fall I painted 50 paintings in 50 days, and made a powerful discovery: the lifelong connection of my work to the scream that wanted to be screamed -- the silent scream.Since childhood I have drawn both representationally and metaphorically, ways of…

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Category: Artist Statement   Tags: Painting, Poetry
Dec 8, 2008

The Ribs of Disaster Curving Their Assertion Among the Tentative Haunters. That’s the title for this new painting. It’s from an Adrienne Rich Poem Here's a link to the painting progression Painting Progression: Ribs of disaster curving their assertion…

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Category: Painting   Tags: Poetry, water painting