I am interested in our relationship to each other, to other species and to our environment. I am drawn to the narrative behind a painting, one that I try to express through symbolism and loose associations that spark connections and reveal truths that lie just beneath the surface. Often dark or playful, but always beautiful because it is beauty that touches our soul and opens our hearts and minds.
Follow my #morerainbows! series on Instagram or Facebook for my daily postings of silk rainbows embroidered onto vintage, found photographs. This is my pandemic project helping me cope. There will be a pop-up exhibition when we finally return to normal, meanwhile I’m taking reservations!
Rainbow Scape 5 (Santa Clara Plum Orchard) was juried into Art In the Time Of Corona. This inaugural benefit art auction and exhibition for New Museum Los Gatos (NUMU) is juried by Craig Krull will run December 11 2020 – March 3, 2021.
We Are Stardust is part of the Santa Clara University”s virtual group art exhibition show, To Hear & Be Heard, conceived and curated by Marianne McGrath. This timely show is about civility, community and that which unites and divides us.
We Are Stardust is my response to what civility in community looks like – my take on a Garden of Eden where we are our best selves.
Exhibiting artists: Alice Beasley, Sandow Birk, Sheila Pree Bright, Marie Cameron, Squeak Carnwath, Enrique Chagoya, Brian Dettmer, Julie Heffernan, Philip Hua, Sherry Karver, Lisa Kokin, Roberto Lugo, Amalia Mesa-Bains, Nazanin Hedayat Munroe, Priscilla Otani, Maria Porges and Chelsea Ryoko Wong.
October 16 – January 22, 2021
I am honored to share that out of 11,518 submissions from 6,190 Bay Artists, my painting, Modern Midden, was one of the 881 pieces, selected for this rare open exhibition at the de Young Museum!
Judged by Hung Liu, Mildred Howard and Enrique Chagoya, with help from the de Young curatorial team, this salon style show will be on view in their Herbst Galleries.
October 10 – January 3, 2021