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Showing posts from February, 2011

doodles for Lesley Univ. installation

I am preparing to paint a large scale mural, 10 feet by 25 feet, at the Lesley University Porter Square building in Cambridge, MA beginning in early March. This work will be an extension of my paintings that have incorporated my son's highschool doodles. Instead of Josh's doodles, I have solicited doodles from Robert Shreefter's art education class. Two weeks ago, I came to the class with a pack of small brown paper lunch bags with a sheet of paper inside. Each student had a pencil and was told to simply doodle while I read a story to them. The tale was "La Loba", or Wolf Woman, from the book Women Who Run with the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Est├ęs. The story was only about 5 minutes, just enough time to elicit some doodles without self-consciousness or over working. These doodles, some of which are displayed here, will be worked into my large scale mural. Images of my color sketches will follow soon! I intend to involve students in the planning and painting

Part and Process at the Bromfield Gallery

A few photos from the opening of Part and Process, an exhibit featuring collage work by Bromfield Gallery member artists. My piece is Constellation 1, acrylic on paper with collage, 65" x 65", at the bottom of this post. The exhibit is up through the month of February.

Nice blogpost

Lynette Haggard , an artist living in the Boston area, has just put up a very nice blogpost about my work and my life as an artist. I really enjoyed answering her thoughtful questions, and so appreciate the opportunity to share the larger picture of my art practice.