Hola. Commo esatas? Bien bien!!
I am here at Altos de Chavon on an artist and art teaching residency in La Romana, Dominicana Republica.
It is incredible, and I am feeling so inspired and grateful to be here. I have been making so many paintings trying to capture the overwhelming beauty in the nature here. Also rediscovering monoprinting and other printmaking techniques and enjoying that. I am here til September 1st. 🙂
Hi friends! My Kickstarter campaign for my upcoming artist residency in La Romana, DR has 6 days remaining! Thanks for the support, pledge if you can! Great way to get a piece for a good price and help support my teaching career at the same time. 🙂
So excited to announce that I have been awarded the Altos de Chavon Teaching Residency by the New York Academy of Art! They’re sending me to the Dominican Republic (La Romana) this August where I will get to teach a History of Painting Techniques & Contemporary Art course.
I have a video piece in the group show We’re Coming To Freak You Out which opens in Wroclow, Poland at Galeria Sztuki Współczesnej MD_S tnite! Pleased to be showing with a group of very talented international artists and friends: Klaus Katsu Jan Pötter Weronika Skonieczna Kihyun Park Marco Ugolini Florian Rosier Florian Rosier from Leipzig, Germany, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wroclaw, Poland & Seoul, Korea. Wish I could be there.
My Mum and brother Eli came to support me, which really meant a lot. We had an amazing evening, and I want to thank everyone at the museum for being so kind and encouraging to me. Means a lot.
It was a huge honor to have two works selected to be included in this evenings incredible art event, the TriBeca Ball!! The event is always an outstanding fundraiser for my alma mata: The New York Academy of Art. As an alumni, I am honored to be participating, and although I am VERY nervous to go to a red carpet art event ALONE with actual art stars and celebrities surrounding me, I will go proudly and hope I do not fall on my butt while attempting to walk in heels (not my forte).
The work below titled “I Just Woke Up” was selected to hang, and in addition I have a smaller painting in the coinciding alumni pop-up show. See everyone tonight!
My painting Altar will hang in The Last Brucennial (Bruce High Quality Foundation) opening Thursday, March 6th, 6-10pm at 837 Washington St., NY, NY. Show hangs until April 4th.
My essay on hope and painting are now up on Edelman PR’s blog along with the other winners in their national storytelling contest, Your Storied Future. So exciting and I am very honored that they selected my work to showcase.