Jazz and Me

I was tempted to call this post “Doodlin’ Away,”* because my doodling and improvised jazz have been so intertwined with my life...

Static Motion and LocoMotion

These paired works started as an exploration of stillness and dynamism. It wasn’t until afterwards that I realized that both germinated subconsciously as a story of frustration around sheltering in place for a year...
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The first square of this work, “Full Chroma 1” was created for Composing the Future, the 2021 NCWCA Member show...
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I’ve always been fascinated by art in public places. However, while basking in the art-rich Bay Area, Los Angeles and New York landscapes...
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These paired works started as an exploration of stillness and dynamism. It wasn’t until afterwards that I realized that both germinated subconsciously as a story of frustration around sheltering in place for a year...
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I was tempted to call this post “Doodlin’ Away,”* because my doodling and improvised jazz have been so intertwined with my life...
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It’s exhausting even reciting the global, social, and local calamities that have impacted everything that comes with everyday expectations...
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My millennial daughter has written this poem and has given me permission to share it...
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Beginnings are strangely quiet...
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I’m drawn to patterns, to sparkle, to color...
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Until recently, I was part of an arts education team developing a concept of artistic literacy...

Art in Public Places

I’ve always been fascinated by art in public places. However, while basking in the art-rich Bay Area, Los Angeles and New York landscapes...