Sunday, November 1, 2009

The Last Dress

This is my most recent drawing called "The Last Dress" I found a photo of myself at 8th grade graduation, this was the last time I wore a dress. As I looked at myself and saw, what a miserable little lesbian I was in that dress I thought about how clothing identifies us and confines us. The drawing is what I am calling psychological surrealism

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

New Sculpture

This is a sculpture I made last week. I haven't done sculpture in years mostly because everything I sculpted in was so toxic and bad for the environment. But I found a new sculpting material that I can mix my self. It is peat moss, cement and pearlite, and Spanish moss. I formed a chicken wire form armature first and then formed the sculpture mixture on top of the wire. I really enjoyed using the natural materials. The smells and textures were fantastic, much better that fiberglass. This wall sculpture is about 3' tall by 15" wide. When I return home I plan on doing some 3-D pieces. I have an idea to incorporate circuit boards into the sculpture. I think it would be interesting to juxtapose technology artifacts with the primitive looking materials.

Sunday, May 3, 2009

I painted this oil painting for Cheryl and mines show in March. It is 78" by 54" . Originally it was just the two figures but last week I added the swirling universe, galaxy images to it. I am more and more trying to depict my studies in Quantum physics, energy, and universal laws.

Friday, April 10, 2009

Skin Deep series

Sometimes it takes me awhile to figure out why I am painting something. Recently I entered some paintings in the Orlando Museums 1st Thursday and I had to write an artist statement about my art. Through writing that statement I discovered that as a figurative artist, especially a lesbian figurative artist I have often been censored. Because of this I have come up with ways to get around the censors.

Monday, March 9, 2009

"No Ordinary Love" art show

After 20 years of being together my life partner Cheryl and I will be having our first two-woman art show. Even though we are both figurative artist our work is totally different.
The artist reception will be this Saturday the 14th from 7:00-9:00 pm at
Gallery Q @ The Center
946 N mills Ave.
Orlando, FL