Borrow or Buy Paintings In Ventura Storage =)

I have been making art for 30 years now (OMG). I was cleaning all the ash from the Thomas Fire out of my art storage unit in Ventura and I realized that I wanted to get these old paintings out into the world! If you have walls to decorate… this art that needs a little…

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Cleaning ash in art storage unit after Thomas Fire

I finally took a first crack at cleaning up the ash in my art studio storage unit, after the Thomas Fire. It was the largest fire in California history and lasted about a month-December 2017-January 2018. If anyone has walls to decorate… I’ve got art that needs a little TLC to clean up but would…

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Breath, Smoke, and Fire

The Thomas Fire, over 250k acres, is on day 11 and predicted to last another 3 weeks. Fire is familiar for Californians and we fight to keep what we can. The fire is🔥 numinous to me. Recent Dream: Firestorm on both sides. Fast it’s squeezing in. We run forward, It’s ok? A car dad finds,…

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Strength Solo, in Opposition, and Together

There are now 5 of us collaborating on group shows. In the photo from left, me, Cassey K., Zulema C., JoJo T., Eric H. We update the art periodically. I added new mixed media piece for the ongoing Aqua show at the Sandbox Coffeehouse in Ventura. It’s three 14×17” mixed media works on paper that…

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Yoga by the sea!

This Mother’s Day I went to s special 2-hour yoga by the sea event. It was amazing and wonderful! It set the tone for a Happy Mothers Day. I’m so blessed to have great mothers and grandmothers in my life! Yesterday l learned a special metta mediation at yoga by the sea: May you be safe. May…

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Collage a beautiful vision for 2017

What would you like to bring into the world? A new year tradition is to collage a board with a beautiful vision. The basic creative process is simple: Collect stuff you like from books and magazines (don’t think too much) Get a surface, write a few words on it to reflect the areas of your…

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Aqua Art Show Public Reception at Sandbox Coffeehouse

Ventura, CA – Announcing Aqua, a group art show featuring local artists. The show is on display from November 17th, 2016 through January 5th, 2017 at the Sandbox Coffeehouse. The public reception is November 17th from 6:30–8:00 P.M. What does water mean to you? Explore artist’s interpretations of water in paintings and prints that reflect…

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Organizing an Art Auction in Ventura at WAV

On July 19th, 2014 an Art Auction was held for the WAV Artists in conjunction with the Ventura ArtWalk. It featured 20 artists from the community and 31 art works. There was a decent turn out, despite the rain, and half of the art found new homes. The auction facilitated artists selling new work, making new connections,…

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Mitra’s Paintings on Display at the Wine Rack

My art show “Animal spirits” is a collection of original paintings at the Wine Rack in Ventura, CA. Wine Rack Lounge, 14 S. California Street, Ventura, CA 93001 (805) 653-9463 These paintings explore the unconscious animal nature of our minds. The foundation of my art is the imagination – and my paintings are imbued with the qualities of introspection, spirit, and…

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