I want to thank the Art In Embassies Program for selecting my artwork for the permanent collection of the New US Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico.Read More
I’m happy to share with you the catalog of my latest works that accompanied my exhibition Layered Memories: The In-Between. I was thrilled when I read Peter Frank’s Essay about my work. Take a look.Read More
This new painting, In Between, came from my memories of floating in the Mediterranean Sea during my stay in Nice.Read More
This new painting, A Clear View, is 58″ x 68″. It is a part of my new works I painted after spending 5 weeks in Provence last summer.Read More
In 2010, I went to Mexico for the first time. I booked a room at La Paloma in Ajijic. Some friends of mine were looking to retire there, and were staying at the same Bed and Breakfast.
I almost didn't book the flight, because I was scared I would be bored. I knew I needed a vacation, but all of my previous vacations have been packed full with attending cultural events, visiting museums, and looking at contemporary art at the local galleries from the, usually, metropolitan cities. But this trip, I was traveling by myself to a very small village in Mexico and I didn't speak any Spanish. The B&B was owned by American's, so I felt like they could at least point me in the right direction. But my fear was that there would be nothing to do, and I would only sit by the pool. I don't like going to the beach. I don't like swimming. And I don't like sitting in the sun. With skin cancer in my family, I generally try to stay out of the sun. What if I just couldn't stand it. A claustrophobic fear came about. I decided to try and conquer that fear.Read More