Last week, for the first time since I started writing this blog over a year ago, I was so busy that I actually forgot to write my  post. That’s saying quite a bit because I’m usually pretty militant about my writing .To be so busy as to forget it means I drowning, floundering with a […]

“Go for broke. Always try and do too much. Dispense with safety nets. Take a deep breath before you begin talking. Aim for the stars. Keep grinning. Be bloody-minded. Argue with the world. And never forget that writing is as close as we get to keeping a hold on the thousand and one things–childhood, certainties, cities, doubts, dreams, instants, phrases, parents, loves–that go on slipping , like sand, through our fingers.” ― Salman Rushdie

Who moves you? Who raises the bar and makes you try a little harder, or a lot harder? I think the work of being an artist is complex . Everyone already knows we have to spend every waking hour eating art , breathing art, making art, thinking about art , and then sleeping and dreaming […]


As I’m writing this I’m woozy from an acute sinus infection and it’s buddy, the secondary infection that will hopefully not become pneumonia. Boring, but in this antibiotic , sudafed , and painkiller driven fog I feel the need for a disclaimer in case I say anything absurd. People have told me repeatedly that I […]


I am late in writing this today because I had house guests from New York visiting this week. I’ve written before about my friends Lori Kent and Suzanne Dell ‘Orto I was especially delighted to have them visit this week because they are writing an essay for my October show at They came to preview […]