I wanted to share a few more pictures of art projects from the past few weeks that my students have been creating. I mentioned the Van Gogh inspired finger paintings that we had done recently. The children loved manipulating the thick acrylic paint and I showed them how to “draw” with their fingers, by scraping away some of the layers...

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I have been teaching art to children part time for the past few months and am greatly enjoying it! My kids are very young – from 1.5 years old up to around 4 years old. Since the children are so young, in many ways, it’s less about teaching art, and more about guiding the children through the exploration of art...

March 4, 2008

I’ve been working on a group of paintings that I’ve been calling the Earth Window Series. The paintings in this series have been taking on many different sizes, palettes, and textures, but they all share a common motif – which is the “window” or the usually squarish geometrical shapes that seem to be finding their way into them. The painting...

March 2, 2008

    5 Pointz in Long Island City is right across the street from the wonderful contemporary art museum, PS1. Here’s a little description: “Just blocks from P.S. 1 is 5 Pointz, the Institute of Higher Burnin’. Not a museum or gallery, 5 Pointz is a living collage of graffiti art covering a converted warehouse full of artist studios. The...

March 2, 2008

Yesterday I was visited by Louie (our grey tabby cat) in my studio as I was painting. He has been given many nicknames by us as well as friends. A few favorites: Megaman, Louie Meatballs, & Eggplant (which I have to admit, he does resemble at times, seeing as how he’s got a little extra meat on his bones…okay….about 16...

March 1, 2008

Bistro 33, the restaurant where I painted a mural has been nominated in the category of Best New Queens Restaurant by Time Out New York! There’s still time to vote & help them win…just click HERE (they are about 6 categories down) And here’s their website: http://www.bistro33nyc.com/ Cheers!

February 29, 2008

Sometimes walking into the studio (even though it is only a few feet from my bedroom) seems to take immense courage. Sometimes that little space becomes a giant elephant in the room, seemingly overnight. It stares at me from across the hall and taunts me with its presence. I experience that conflicting pull to it that is balanced out by...

February 29, 2008