Wonderful News

Floored, yet again, by this latest incredible news, in a year of already many incredible experiences in my artistic life. The first time my film work will be viewed off the internet. Film work from my Abbandonata project. Still above from Abbandonata VII. Vision. My head is spinning. Every Thursday    

Exploration of Individual Colors (Project)

Yesterday night I painted my daughter’s fingernails red. That is the color she wanted on her fingernails (light blue went on her toenails). Recently, when looking at a work by the artist Karen Divine, who uses red in a very personal and specific way, I started a discussion about color in the Facebook artist group Your…

Experimenting

I’ve started to play with doodles done quickly in ink, then processed with photo apps after being photographed with native camera. Not all my photo apps are well suited to working with a photograph of a black and white ink drawing on white paper. Seeing what works and what doesn’t is a matter of winnowing….

Thoughts On Being A Female Artist In The Digital Age

It’s been exactly a week since I attended a panel discussion at the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (LACDA) entitled Sense and Sensibility. This event was hosted by LACDA founder, director and artist Rex Bruce, moderated by Shana Nys Dambrot, and included panel members whose work is currently on exhibit at LACDA (Unbound): Jane Szabo, Linda…

Maundering

It’s late. I’m thinking about a song called “Maundering” by Bonnie Prince Billy (Will Oldham). The last few days have felt like years. My emotions have been so fragile, triggered up and down at the slightest perception, noise, light. I’m on a roll, then I’m rolling. Sometimes it feels like a great urgency I can’t…

Scrambled

Everything had splintered into a million pieces. Where was I now? In the present, in the past, or in the future? I could no longer tell. Abbandonata