Category: drawings

Mimesis

“What if we understood mimesis not so much in terms of representation, but, as Adorno suggests in his Aesthetic Theory, literally as a form of imitation, of mimicking, of doing impressions of nature? To draw a mountain is to mimic it, and, as a form of mimicry, a magical form of becoming. Mimesis, as a magical practice, is a […]

portraits

Josh sleeping, with blue sheets

watching him sleep

    “For as long as man has painted, he (and it usually is a he) has painted his lovers. Look at any of the great works of Western art and, chances are, you will find a mistress, girlfriend, wife or prostitute centre stage.”  — Kathryn Hughes    

New News is Old News, Exhibition at Gallery Aferro, Newark NJ

The first exhibition of New News is Old News opened at Gallery Aferro in Newark, NJ on May 7th. Beautiful installations all around, and everyone is looking forward to the second showing of the work this July at the Williamsburg Arts and Historical Center in Brooklyn. There are more images of the NNON opening at Gallery […]

365 Days of Print, online residency, March 2011

I was one of 10 artists posting to the 365 Days of Print blog through the month of March. To view all the posts I contributed here

“blowouts,” Spills on The New York Times, #6 (detail)

Spills on The New York Times, newest works

Project description: These drawings are studies of the newspaper as an object. I am looking at the newspaper with nostalgia, depicting the printed broadsheet in a moment between being commonplace and disposable and becoming an obsolete artifact, part of the morning ritual of another time.  The scale of the drawings are 22 x 24 inches, […]

New News Is Old News residency

These are the first three drawings created during the _gaia Wonder Women 6, New News is Old News residency. I was exploring my formal approach in these first pieces, layering coffee stains over pages of The New York Times. One or more of these drawings will be shown at the small show & residency closing party at _gaia […]

Capriol Suite

Capriol Suite trptic appeared in the 365 Days of print show in October, 2010, at the Embankment Gallery in Jersey City, NJ.

untitled, recent works