Holding the line for life, art, culture

Love is the burning point of life, and since all life is sorrowful, so is love. The stronger the love, the more the pain. Love itself is pain, you might say -the pain of being truly alive. […] But love bears all things. […] Love itself is pain, you might say – the pain of…

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Grandpa and Grandma dreams

I had a dream last night that I was a child again hanging out with my grandpa or perhaps it was my great grandpa. What I remember most from the dream is the wonderful feeling quality between a kid and an elder, from the perspective of the kid. It made me curious what other statements…

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The evolution of back to back – the first mermaid couple sculpture

The final sculpture is a mermaid figure doll resting on a painted clay bowl, inside a painted paper bowl with glitter sand. The use of the bracelet is optional. This is an interactive piece. It’s about two years from the first to the last image. Previous display The red upside down heart inspired a green…

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The final 5 mermaid sculptures

I’ve been working with the image of the mermaid couple for about two years. I’ve digitally drawn the alphabet and number sets, jewelry, books, stickers, watercolors, mixed media collages, pins, and 5 sculptures. Below are the finished sculptures displayed in paper bowls and arranged with found objects. Each image has a few angles and the…

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Dark couple dreams in February 💝

After we had our stand off, he helped me get the elevator working. It came down with a crash and hurt his finger. Me and the other girl rode up together first – looking at each other intensely, I say ‘we must share trust as murders because we keep secrets.’ We reach the top and…

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Energy body healing chart

Beautiful ancient medicinal body charts inspire me and today I created my own version for energy body 2017 use. It’s a synthesis of energy healing concepts that resonate with me (and some creative license). I’m standing in front of the image in the photo as if it were a mirror. I created psychic energy signatures…

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Making sticker packs

Stickers are a fun gift and nice self promo for an artist. I recently finished editions of 10 sticker sets in 3 sizes: 40, 26, and 10. Supplies include a plastic sleeve with folded over printed top label stapled on top to close the bag. I also purchased a couple display items, a frame flip…

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Mermaid Numbers

Between 5 and 6 in the series, a mermaid bearing gifts appeared. She speaks of things to come for the Mermaid Love Letters series, beyond the alphabet.

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Earth and Sky Origin Stories

The connection between what we think and how we see the world is something I think about. As an artist, my work is to play with different perspectives and find fresh ways of seeing the world. By looking back to the oldest stories, the stories/myths about the origin of the world, I get to play…

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