VIII. Kidnapped

She tried to escape three separate times. Then they took her away from the country and everything that belonged to her. Abbandonata

There Was No

There was no love in this. Only violence. Palpable and potential surrounding and suffocating me and I, cast into the center of it, like fresh bait. Pushed again into a situation of pressure vulnerability humiliation everything that the stronger forces on the weak subtly and brazenly.   I cried bitterly but in the end I…

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…


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…