Two of my pieces, Drainage Trope and Selfsame Meditation, were selected for the Painted Words edition of Poets and Artists journal. Curated by John Seed, the issue features work that integrates textual elements from a diverse range of approaches. To view the e-version of the journal and read Seed's introduction, click here.
Two of my monoprints are included in this year's SOS, an exhibition and event featuring a community-wide creative expression for peace, justice and social change. Opening night is Friday, May 27 and closing reception and events are Sunday, June 5. Curated by Saad Ghosn at Cincinnati Art Academy. For more information.
Read review of the show in May edition of ÆQAI
An interview I did with artist Zoe Hawk is featured in the March 2016 edition of ÆQAI. Her work is firmly rooted in feminist theory while also finding influence from children's books. Read the interview here
I recently interviewed the very talented artist Aris Moore for Figure50.com. It's currently featured in the November edition of ÆQAI. To learn more about her work, read the interview here: http://aeqai.com/main/2015/11/aris-moore/ Moore's interview and others may be viewed in the Interviews section of Figure50.com.
During the Woodstock Film Festival 2015, I attended the screening of Poet of Havana, a documentary about Cuban poet, songwriter and activist, Carlos Varela at the Ulster Performing Arts Center. After the screening, Varela was joined for a Q&A with director Ron Chapman and Jackson Brown. As a finale, Varela performed, with Brown joining him for several songs. wwww.thepoetofhavana.com
June 26, 2015
During my artist residency in Ireland I had the opportunity to do a collage painting workshop with local primary school students. The kids had some really incredible approaches and outcomes integrating paint and collage.