Category Archives: Artistic Process

We Are Enough/Solidarity and Survivorship

The October juried exhibition, We Are Enough, was combined with another curated show titled Solidarity and Survivorship at the Oak Park Art League, and I had pieces in both. Both are moving testaments to life and acceptance and harsh realities and celebration, and I expected they would be moving to see, but I didn’t expect […]

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“Spontaneous” at Gather

I have a show going on until mid-January at the wonderful gallery/community kid art space, Gather, in Evanston, Illinois. It is a show of work I would call spontaneous, in that it is based on the idea of a painting-a-day, and so I spent most of October making paintings, one each sitting. I didn’t spend […]

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Acrylic and Mixed Media at the Lighthouse

  I have three pieces in the Places & Spaces show at the Oak Park Art League, which runs until June 4. They are all from my residency and all three are mixed media pieces on birch board: I finished these three pieces toward the end of my residency, I guess I would say when […]

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Watercolors: Part 1

When I started planning for this residency back in August of last year I had some visions of what sort of materials I would use, such as certain colors of acrylic paint (Sepia! Naples Yellow! Turquoise!), my collection of wax crayons and oil pastels, a roll of paper, canvas, maybe boards, and definitely watercolors. Definitely […]

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