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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

WHAT GOES?

This painting has been accepted into an exhibit scheduled for this summer at Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island NY just a hop skip and a jump from the ferry to Manhattan!!!  Hooray!!   It is going to be a feminist them exhibit titled DON'T SHUT UP!" This painting I named "ME, TOO" in honor of the recent upsurge in people objecting to being objectified!

This painting is on display now at the Dougherty Arts Center in Austin, TX. Those cultural centers are hopping!!


































Friday, January 10, 2020

THE TIE THAT BINDS
That's the title of my one person exhibit at the Dougherty Art Center.

 It is a big space. The building used to be a military recruiting center. It is scheduled for major renovation in the next year or so. I'm glad I got to exhibit in this incarnation of the building. "Retro style" fits my artwork. 

This newly completed painting is 60 inches tall!