I've been working on this show so hard I forgot to write a post about it! These oil on paper paintings of landscapes from the American West combined with houses from my neighborhood have been my big studio project for the past year and a half. I installed them as a show in my studio and tomorrow I'm giving a free studio talk sponsored by a Bridging the Distance grant from the Urban Art Commission. The talk is about my studio show, having a studio practice, and about making time and space for something creative in your life. It just might keep you sane during a pandemic!
Studio Talk: Wednesday, June 30, noon CST via Zoom
Registration Link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIkc-uhqDIsHtESUN1jbCyoJ75KCSjDSrw3
I was inspired by trips out west - to Utah and Nevada in 2019 and to Yellowstone in 2020 - but felt compelled to include houses from my neighborhood to feel safe while I was working on these during the pandemic. Some include our tent from the camping we did on the way to Yellowstone, our temporary home for part of that trip.
I'd love to tell you more about my process and how it helped me survive the pandemic - join me for the talk tomorrow!
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