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Looking for help in Phoenix–exhibit and community conversation

July 30, 2016

(Although this did not happen in the timeframe hoped for, I hope this exhibit and community conversation can take place in the future. Please get in touch if you would be interested in helping in some capacity. Hello Phoenicians! I am searching for help putting together a community exhibit...

L&D_Day_#4_ figurative painting interview

Birth is not beautiful but keep pushing, interview with Forrest Solis

July 28, 2016

I loved conducting this interview with Forrest Solis, who has made autobiographical, figurative paintings about her difficult birth experience. I hope you enjoy this as much as i did! Was there a point in your life when you realized that you are a creative person or an artist? At...

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Working against a deadline in film class

July 18, 2016

Does a firm deadline help you finish a project? It does for me. I am taking a film class, and suddenly, our end-of-class projects are due. It is a summer class, so we only had 10 weeks total. Despite knowing the schedule (mostly) from the beginning, I feel overloaded...

hand-painted T-shirt

For Sale: Hand-Painted T-shirts by Indonesian Artisans!

July 3, 2016

A limited quantity of hand-dyed T-shirts made by Indonesian artisans are still available on my website So, you’ve never really thought you wanted a hand-dyed, hand painted T-shirt by an Indonesian artisan? That’s ok. Once you’ve read about these, you will be sure to crave the feel of one against...

expectations versus what reality brings

I’m continually learning patience

June 21, 2016

  What I’ve been thinking about this week: Expectations 1) People don’t always do what they say they will, especially WHEN they say they will. This will never not be maddening. But I can work on my reaction to this phenomenon, and not let it make me to upset....