My Ritual Open Call work began as calligraphic thank-you notes to my forebears and eventually became “gratitude,” my first installation with @ritual_open. Now that show is up in Oxon Run Park, and it’s time to think about the next location. I went from Gratitude to Rage—and now it’s Resolve. As in: I will keep finding ways […]
Ritual 11: Artemisia Gentileschi
With all the patriarchy, threats to bodily autonomy, and mass murder this week, I am thinking of Artemisia Gentileschi: her paintings, her trauma, her testimony, her world. And our world, 400 years later. Despair, yes, but also gratitude. Thank you, Artemisia Gentileschi. Please see paintings and learn about this artist whose work has always been seen […]
Twenty years of self portraits. The mes don’t look happy! In 2022 I will make one that shows I’m having fun.
Ritual 4: Maintenance Phase
Over the last few years, between You’re Wrong About, Maintenance Phase, and You Are Good, I have learned that podcasting is a new art form—insofar as art is a crafted sensory experience that shows me my world in a new way and thereby fundamentally changes that world. Thank you Maintenance Phase, thank you Aubrey Gordon, […]
Ritual 2: Gnucci and Sia
Today I honored Sia, Fever Ray, Gnucci, and a local business
Four future postcards, new acrylic and vinyl over old acrylic
Unsound monolith #2
2021, acrylic on paper, 8.5 x 6.375 inches
Noun Verb Series 2
For sale: Drawings from Noun Verb project. Pencil, acrylic, and vinyl on paper, $65 each, part of #artistsupportpledge. Please send email to email@example.com to buy one. Second series, April 2021: Each piece has at least an eighth of an inch margin. Blast, 5.5 x 7.5 in: A distorted cube floats in a cloudy grey green […]
Crystal Line Dialog(ue)
For sale: Crystal Line Dialog(ue), 2021, pencil, acrylic, and vinyl on 100% cotton bristol, 12 x 16 inches, $200, part of #artistsupportpledge. Please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org to buy this painting. Two ten-sided objects float in a blue-marine field. They are imaginary. The walls are multi-layered, translucent, and orange, green, and blue. There may have […]
Unsubtle doodles adorn subtle (sub rosa?) election season pleas: think about healthcare! Project for Working America, unsigned, undated, mailed out, unavailable. Photos by Adrian Cooke.