Week 14

34×34 pt. 2 Illustrating and accompanying Week 13, “We may find story after story after story weaving together our experiences—our fears and mistakes and hopes— until a dragon becomes a princess; until we have the courage to reflect on and question the cultures surrounding us so that we may incubate stories that learn to capture…

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Week 12

34×34 pt. 1 Illustrating and accompanying Week 11, “But even with this physicality, even with art’s generous and challenging guidance, the perspective we are closest to is also the one we need to learn about most; the perspective that is, and always will be, with us: our own.“ This 34″ piece is inspired by Look…

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Week 9

On Re-Examining: Bare Feet, Pomegranate Seeds, and Paintings Another year is done. A new decade begun and, in the work of a second, one year hands its heft and weight to the next. At the stroke of midnight my family strip off our socks, put on our most outrageous coats, and together we run around…

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Week 8

1×1 Number 1 pt. 1 Ink, acrylic, gouache on wood. Accompanying Week 7, “The days are being swallowed by night. In this dark everything is quiet and I can feel a shifting, squirming anticipation like a theater full of people before the curtain goes up, before the projector is turned on.“

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Week 7

Winter Solstice: How to Be in the Dark The days are being swallowed by night. In this dark everything is quiet and I can feel a shifting, squirming anticipation like a theater full of people before the curtain goes up, before the projector is turned on. William Shakespeare quipped that “a great cause of the…

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Week 6

13×13 pt. 1 Gouache on wood. Accompanying and illustrating Week 5, “Perhaps everyone has two shadows. One shadow follows us, the other lies within us and disregards the presence of light. This second shadow can never really be seen, because it’s created by our histories, the places we’ve come from, our thoughts and feelings and…

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