I draw for kindness. I draw for love. In this new world full of Covid-19, fear, aggression and loneliness we need to give and receive love. I wondered how I could do that. I can draw. I can draw for kindness. If my work gives a few minutes of happiness or contemplation to another person, then I have done my job.
I am a 3rd generation Californian, who has lived in the Bay Area most of my life. I have shown welded steel sculpture in the San Francisco Museum of Art, abstract oil paintings in the San Diego Museum of Art and transparent hanging pieces in the Mills College Art Museum. After working with Black Boots Ink my work has been exhibited in a public art installation where we, photographers, returned images of the street back to the street. My Artists’ Books and paintings are in local and national collections.
I draw, paint, write and make photographs wherever I go. When traveling I sketch in handmade books that I have prepared especially for the trip. Later, these images become inspirations for paintings. After I’ve finished a series of paintings and an Artists’ Book, I send the artwork out into the world. I would like it if my work gives a ￼few minutes of contemplation or pleasure to a few people out there. That would be nice.￼
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