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The Beauty of Getting There

By on Feb 25, 2016 in art, collage, recovery

    I was going through my old blog and came across some photos of my art in progress. Like this one. Which I remember got made into something I think I sold to a woman who helped me with my banking, right before I moved out of Santa Fe. There were a lot of photos of wonderful foods that friends had gathered from their gardens and arranged colorfully on various tables. There were pictures of children and babies. Also, I used to travel (as in going somewhere, looking for something) a lot and it’s not the travel that was so unusual but what I noticed – and someone recently remarked on this to me as well – was that I was always looking for beauty, and my work, at its essence was concerned with beauty, noticing it, capturing it, bringing it, offering it. I’ve been on a long break from making art steadily and more so from pushing it out into the world while...

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By on Oct 23, 2014 in art, collage

Another new collage. Available as a print in my Etsy shop.

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By on Oct 22, 2014 in art, collage

From the series of new collages, available as a print in my Etsy shop.

a tiny field

By on Oct 21, 2014 in art, collage

It’s fall now. A good time to read fairy tales. This collage has layers of photos I took, the spine from a very old book of Grimm’s fairy tales, paint, glitter, and a hand marbled hang tag. Available as a print in my Etsy shop.

burning stars

By on Oct 20, 2014 in art, collage

Poetry is the lifeblood of what I do, but it really gets expanded with the visual treatment of applying it to collage. I work exclusively in real materials (paint, feathers, leaves, etc.) and make very few alterations to it digitally. I do, however, sometimes work with a graphic artist when blowing up these images to make very large pigment prints. Mostly to make color enhancements. It’s amazing what can be done with large scale digital printing these days. What you’ll find in my Etsy shop are small prints and cards of the images. This is another one from the latest batch of new...

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By on Oct 19, 2014 in art, collage

It’s been a ridiculously hot and drawn out summer in Los Angeles. It’s October and I hope we are at last making a turn into fall. This is a summer collage I did a few months ago, in this batch of collages that are available as prints in my Etsy shop.

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