Hello to you, from this all too infrequent blog post. I wanted to share some upcoming works that will be shown this weekend and share a bit more detail about one in particular. Women’s Rights are Human Rights will be shown during SOFA Expo this weekend. Also, TRUTH at Walnut Creek Farms will be shown as part of a show … Read More
Weather the Weather now Open!
Weather the Weather In collaboration with The Art Center Highland Park, Jennifer Dotson, founder of Highland Park Poetry and I, invite you to Weather the Weather – Artists and Poets respond to the Weather. Exhibit runs currently through March 1, 2019 Available for viewing during business hours, M-F 8a to 5p. Christmas and New Years Day, closed. Photo: Ice Island … Read More
Tonight. Tomorrow. Ongoing. Forthcoming.
Tonight. Tomorrow. Ongoing. Forthcoming. Tonight …in light of recent events, consider joining hundreds of Nasty Women and other rabble-rousers, for the first ever Chicago version of Nasty Women. Susan McBride, of Lillstreet Studios is the force behind this amazing event taking place this evening. All works sold will benefit Planned Parenthood. I am thrilled to donate “Nasty with Brass Ovaries” … Read More
Updated Sewing Forgiveness: City of Chicago Schedule… upcoming
Hi there! A realization: It has dawned on me, in recent weeks, from where the social practice works (in my art practice) have derived. I have been working as a recreation therapist in long term care most of my adult life. My role has been to engage people. Either with each other, their environment/heart/mind, or those that visit (care partners, … Read More
Sewing Forgiveness: City of Chicago
Note: This blog entry is dedicated to Keith Buchholz. Without his invitation into this amazing group of creatives that is Fluxus, Sewing Forgiveness may never have been born. With many thanks dear Keith. Friday night September 5, will mark the next of many Social Practice performances titled Sewing Forgiveness. Specifically, Sewing Forgiveness: City of Chicago, will (and already has) entail … Read More
Sometimes one’s universe must really shake.
Yes, it has been awhile. A blog entry just for you this day. I write from my back porch. The summer breeze… perfect. The cats are laying long and contentedly. As my world calms down I make time for you, the reader; the appreciator; the curious; even the bored. I commit to post upcoming and existing shows; details of processes, … Read More
Potable – Rock Springs, WI
I want to share so much today that I am not sure where to begin. As the gesture Potable – Rock Springs, WI unfolds I wanted to firstly share the invitation to join me somewhere in Rock Springs or Reedsburg. Here was the invitation I compiled for the opening of Watermark at Woolen Mill Gallery in Reedsburg, WI. The cups … Read More
Upcoming talk at Women Made Gallery
Hi All. I wanted to share with you an upcoming talk at Women Made Gallery in April. Please consider coming by. I will be talking of my work. Things that are inspiring and we will be making seed bombs. Would love to see your smile out there.
The Cornettes – Advocates for Urban Agriculture Part II
Finally, I get to share more about The Cornettes – Advocates for Urban Agriculture thanks to a Midwestern panic (and now a two foot reality!) about snow. Here is our back yard and front yard this afternoon. Bring it on! Firstly, I am going to finally give credit to Phyllis Gilmore for naming The Cornettes. Phyllis is an Activity Director … Read More
The Cornettes: Advocates for Urban Agriculture
We had Summer Sweet completed for our Corn Celebration at Lillstreet Art Center in 2006. Many thanks to Jennifer Dotson and Mary Zehnder, the first women to don the husks of Summer Sweet to an adoring audience. Well, I started off this blog entry to talk about and share images of The Cornettes. But, back in 2006 “The Cornettes” didn’t … Read More
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