Rambunctious kid: when I was in junior high school my horse back riding coach nicknamed me Crash because I fell off so many times. I was kind of a speed freak at that age, stupidly fearless ( not to be confused with courageous). I got banged up a lot but I had been on horses […]


My Father’s Memorial service is this week. It’s also my professor Miroslav Antic’s  birthday  as well as Father’s Day. I’m fairly overwhelmed by this powerful trifecta and I am grateful that I have had the tremendous gift of having these two wise and creative men as role models. Because of them, I had […]

Sea Legs

This is my first blog post in almost 6 months. There are reasons for my absence.  My mother was ill, and then my father died. Typing those words is excruciating. My chest hurts, my whole body hurts in some profound place  when I hit the “d” and it doesn’t stop until my vast stores of […]

40 x 40

I am celebrating  a really productive and happy year today. I’m really excited and grateful for all of the opportunities and connections that have presented themselves in 2013 . I’m grateful that people, a lot of people, saw, liked, and bought my work. I’m rounding out the year with one last exhibition of small works […]