Posters from Foreign Lands
Posters from France As many of my readers will already know - my paintings are almost always done on a collage base created with posters "appropriated" from the streets. In past years I would find most of my material on plywood hoardings around building sites in the Mission district of San Francisco. With the gentrification of the neighborhood and tighter city laws governing illegal postings and graffiti clean-up my supply of posters started to dwindle. At the same time a very good friend started to bring back posters from the streets of France after her annual visits. This has kept...
Mujeres de Maiz Ofrendas of the Flesh, 2014
Drove down to L.A. this past weekend to deliver paintings for the Mujeres de Maiz, Ofrendas of the Flesh exhibit. Husband Gary and I made our way to Rosemead and made our delivery. Hadn't done a weekend L.A. trip in years. We managed to see family. We stayed with my sister Diane and brother in law J.D. in Echo Park. On our way in we stopped in Northridge to see my sister-in-law Ann and niece Kaitlin. We also attended a FAB art exhibit at SPARC Art in Venice CA called "Loss, Memory and Recovery: Dwora Fried & Linda Vallejo . Saw a play p...
A new year in Studio 202
Happy New Year! 2013 was a very interesting year for me as an artist. I can usually judge my productivity around the number of works that I complete. Not so much for 2013. It was a year that I had work in flux: reworking, rethinking and repainting. My studio was in wonderful creative chaos as I tried to grasp an understanding about how to bridge my paintings and drawings and yet not loose sight of my California rooted paintings. Bought some new paint brushes…. wow was it time! This past summer I locked the door to St...
Spring Open Studios 2014 | The Mission
This annual event invites art lovers & collectors to follow the red dots on the sidewalk into the working lives & studios of over 200 artists. True to the neighborhood, the diversity of artwork is vast: painting, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, textiles, photography, charcoal, collage, digital & performance art… all available for enjoyment & purchase directly from the artist. Join us for a weekend of collectively cultivating this vital cutting edge art community.
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