Today started like any other, a chaotic balance of baby, house, life and art - but then it got crazy different because my "Earth and Moon Boobs" (my two most recent sculptures) got a ton of attention on social media; getting reposted by accounts advocating women's rights (reproductive, public breastfeeding, exposure, etc). Aside from the initial rush of excitement that my art was getting attention, what hit me was that women were identifying with my art as a symbol of pride, resistance, assurance, and identity. I was incredibly humbled, but also driven to c...
The birth of my daughter Echo changed everything: my life, my definition of love, and the focus of my art.
An Artist Residency in Motherhood is the re-framing of parenthood as a valuable site for creative practice, rather than an obstruction to be overcome.
"I will undergo this self-imposed artist residency in order to fully experience and explore the fragmented focus, nap-length studio time, limited movement and resources and general upheaval that parenthood brings and allow it to shape the direction of my work, rather than try to work “despite” it."
The Lancaster Museum of Art & History and MOAH:CEDAR are excited to announce that, beginning this June, the museum’s annual all-media juried exhibition will be moved to the Cedar Center for the Arts. The exhibition kicks off with CEDARFEST, a one-night-only festival celebrating the artists. This year’s jurors include local, internationally recognized artist Stevie Love and Los Angeles Arts Association Executive Director and curator Peter Mays.
Designer Con (D*Con) 2015 was amazing. I was lucky to share booth #931 with the talented and super sweet Hicahu! (Scope her out @hicahu5 on instagram)
Doing D*Con as an attendee is like a kid-in-a-candy-store trip, but doing it as an artist/booth was super insane. The other vendors were like family, everyone was totally into what everyone else was creating - if I could bottle the comradery, passion, and creative spirit in that room!
This was not the first time I've shown my work, or even the MMM...Monsters to the world, but it really holds a special place bec...
Come out and catch 'em all! There are so many awesome artists creating all your favorite Pokémon on post-it notes!
"Got to Post Them All" Pokémon Post it show Saturday June 6, 2015 from 7pm to 10pm opening reception
The challenge was to do 10 Pokémon in any medium, but it had to be on a 3"x3" post-it note. I did my ten; Meowth, Espeon, Ivysaur, Butterfree, Charmander, Girafarig, Jirachi, Sandslash, Muk, and Musharna (not pictured).
The Lancaster Museum of Art & History (MOAH) had it's 30th Annual All-Media Juried Art Show: Synthesis, April 4 - April 26, 2015. The judges this year were Shana Nys Dambrot - Art critic, author & curator at KCET, Whitehot, LA Weekly, Flaunt, VS, Art Ltd, Huffington Post and Paige Wery - Owner and Director of The Good Luck Gallery in Los Angeles, CA. I was very honored to be juried into MOAH's show for two years in a row.
"Expectations", Mixed media (found object/wood, lexan/bulletproof glass, wool), 2015
The opening of "EVERYTHING IS AWESOME' A LEGO TRIBUTE SHOW" was so fun. Got pizza fries and some craft beer and talked the night away! 44 Artists + Lego + Pizza = Awesome! Come down to see all sorts of brick-tastic goodness!
ROSE CITY PIZZA/ENKYSKULLS
presents 'EVERYTHING IS AWESOME'
A LEGO TRIBUTE SHOW!
MARCH 7, 2015 - APRIL 3, 2015
3588 Rosemead Blvd.
Rosemead, CA 91770