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“Making Our Mark” at the Bellevue Arts Museum

Posted by admin on October 17, 2017 in events, teaching | No Comments

Making Our Mark, which opens November 10 at the Bellevue Arts Museum, commemorates the 40th anniversary of Pratt Fine Arts Center, a mainstay and incubator of the visual arts in Seattle. It was named for slain civil rights leader Edwin T. Pratt. I got my start as a teaching artist at Pratt Fine Arts Center, […]

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100 under $100 Closing Soiree

Posted by admin on October 16, 2017 in events | No Comments

The show I co-curate every year, 100 under $100 at ’57 Biscayne, has been extended until Friday. We’re having a little soiree to give folks a last crack at the lovely pieces that are left. I love everything about this show: the artists bringing their work to pile up in my studio, getting together with […]

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Four shows this week, maybe five, I lost count

Posted by admin on September 5, 2017 in events, new work | No Comments

This Thursday, several shows I’ve organized for other artists are opening in my building (and environs). Next Saturday, September 9, another artist is presenting my work at her gallery. Let’s hear it for artists helping artists. Thursday, September 7, from 5-9 PM at 110 Cherry Street, ’57 Biscayne will hold our fourth annual 100 under […]

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Neon Dreamer and American Dreams

Posted by admin on August 2, 2017 in events, painting | No Comments

My great-grandmother, Mary Gulish, immigrated from Slovakia to Youngstown, Ohio early in the last century. She’d heard some rumors that prospects were better in Cleveland. After first sending her eleven-year-old daughter on a scouting mission, she showed up in Cleveland one day with eleven kids in tow, knowing not a soul and very little English. […]

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An art birthday party for a dear collector

Posted by admin on July 13, 2017 in events, teaching | No Comments

Earlier this year I had the fabulous opportunity to create an art-filled birthday party for a friend and collector. Troy-Skott, who with his husband JR had bought this painting back in 2008, was giving himself a Paris sabbatical for a big (we won’t say which) birthday. He planned to¬† taking the time and space to […]

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NOW: Beauty and Paradox at Museo

Posted by admin on April 25, 2017 in events | No Comments

I’ll be back in a show at Museo Gallery on Whidbey Island for the first time in a few years, as part of NOW: Beauty and Paradox, curated by Nancy Loorem Adams, in collaboration with Museo’s Sandra Jarvis. Ten northwest artists explore contemporary issues through painting, fiber, sculpture, mixed-media and ceramic works with an eye […]

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It’s hip to be square, part 2.

Posted by admin on April 19, 2017 in events | No Comments

The fabulous, generous, and always civic-minded Juan Alonso-Rodriguez is planning a benefit for others for his own birthday. And I have a top-secret piece in it. He and my other pal Paul D. McKee (of Project 106 and Method Gallery) are hosting a fundraising event benefiting the ACLU, Lambda Legal, & Planned Parenthood. For a […]

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