New Fine Art Work: Exploring the Abyss

April 10, 2016  •  1 Comment
The story: The doctor looked at me with increasing alarm as I felt the tears creeping their way out of the lockdown I normally keep them under. She reached for the box of tissues without breaking eye contact. Delivery came just in time to catch those first couple of strays. "Do you need a minute?" She asked, not unkindly. I nodded and she quie...
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Wishes for 2016

January 01, 2016  •  1 Comment
Well my dears, 2015 was one heckuva ride. It had some incredible ups and downs, some of the darkest days I've seen and some of the most blissful moments of my life thus far. It was a year in which I had to say goodbye to my mother after her eight year battle with cancer. But even those days of grief carried the silver lining of knowing that she...
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Things that come in the Mail: The Power of Your Voice

September 10, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
It was the end of another summer scorcher, and I took the long way home to stop by my studio and pick up equipment. When I arrived at the door a FedEx package was waiting for me. "Strange," I thought. There was nothing that I'd ordered recently. "What in the world could this be?" Unlocking the door, I pick it up and then settle into one of t...
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A Step in the Journey - Critical Mass 2015

September 09, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
Yesterday an email arrived in my inbox, announcing the Critical Mass Finalists for 2015. Several years ago only dreamed of having work that I felt was worthy to even enter into the event, but that seemed like a far off dream. I was convinced that I wasn't good enough and wasn't creative enough to ever have work meaningful enough to enter. Last...
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New Work: Where the Nightmares Sleep

August 14, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
I've been having some intense nightmares lately. The kind where I have to journal about them when I wake, in order to close the pages on them afterwards. I've been dreaming a lot of death lately since my mom died, but these have been of a completely different variety. You see, last weekend I spent about an hour on the phone with a reporter shari...
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