Posts Tagged ‘Places’

Goodbye, Old Friend!

December 12, 2017

I just dropped off a painting, to be packed and shipped to its new home in Brooklyn! First time sending something so big and so far!

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Cullercoats Women

December 6, 2017

My dad, who is fond of writing notes and memos, has recently sent two cards in a row from Winslow Homer’s Cullercoats series. We’re both fans of Homer, so maybe there’s nothing more to it. The theme is officially working women (fisherwomen and washerwomen of this British seaside town). But coupled with a recent public […]

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Debut – Isolier as Knight

November 19, 2017

This painting is inspired by the character Isolier in the opera Count Ory by Rossini (the recent production by Seattle Opera was called The Wicked Adventures of County Ory). Isolier is what is known as a “trouser role”, meaning that the conventions of opera dictate that the audience is supposed to assume that the character […]

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Debut – Offering

November 19, 2017

This painting is perhaps best seen in person, because of its sculptural quality, and because I’ll encourage you to touch this one! It’s made entirely of found objects, one being the “shelf” which I found on a walk near my house, and the others being pieces of tile flooring, which I found during a swim […]

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Debut at Art Attack

November 19, 2017

This painting made its debut at the last Georgetown Art Attack. Inspired by a story on the tiled floor of the cathedral in Siena which shows Fortuna trying to balance between a shipwreck and a round globe. Yikes.

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Met Faves – Van Gogh and *Real* Art History

November 19, 2017

Visiting Arles, France made a huge impression on me. This is where Vincent Van Gogh had the most productive painting period of his life – one of the most productive of any artist’s life, in fact. Almost everything he painted at Arles is recognized as a masterpiece, and is recognizable by even casual observers: his […]

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Met Faves That Wouldn’t Let Go

November 19, 2017

The standouts for me, the ones I just stood in front of, and stood, and stood. Where crowds come, and you wait it out, and then you can be alone, just you and the painting. Then the crowd again, because everyone feels something special in front of these works; they’re famous for a reason. Is […]

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Met Faves – Paintings

November 19, 2017

OK, now it’s time to get to the meat of it…you know I gravitate toward the paintings. My goal: maximize my time at the Met, my old stomping grounds, just down the street from my apartment, see as much as I could, revisit some old favorites, but also discover something new. As an abstract painter, […]

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Second Georgetown Art Attack!

November 11, 2017

New studio sign – and getting ready for our second Georgetown Art Attack! Come by for art, music, food and good times! 5626 Airport Way S., Seattle Saturday, November 11, 2017 6 – 9 pm

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The Answer is Blowin’ in the Wind

November 7, 2017

I think this one is my favorite of all from my latest trip to the Met. What is it about sheets in the wind? I remember playing underneath the clothesline, or among the rows, as a kid – nothing better. And laying on the bed while my mom made it up on top of me…I […]

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Met Faves

October 28, 2017

I was very excited to visit the Met in NYC, after a prolonged absence of nearly five years. (Since I moved, there are now two, but I’m talking about the original). This is a museum that lies on the same street as my old apartment; if you turn left out my front door and just […]

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Invisible Cities by Terri Saulin-Frock

October 28, 2017

I love going into what I call “real places” and seeing “real art”. For example, there’s an editioned print (not a poster) in the bathroom at the mall, or a quality painting hanging permanently at a bar. I was in the Philadelphia International Airport recently, and even though rotating art exhibitions are becoming more popular […]

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Get Your Art Here!

October 26, 2017

This place is sort of kitty-corner from my new studio. I have no idea what it is yet, but enjoy the brazenness and simplicity of the sign.

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Public Art – 2nd Avenue Subway

October 21, 2017

I finally got to see the new 2nd Avenue subway! I’ve been waiting for this almost as long as Peggy Olson has! This would be my subway station, if I still lived in New York. It smells new, which is the oddest thing I’ve ever said or thought about the subway. New concrete. It’s airy […]

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The Homely Protestant

October 19, 2017

I love Robert Motherwell because of his smarts. While so many of his (male) contemporaries were making fools of themselves in bars, he was making poetic work – about poetry – and other big themes, and writing intelligently about it too. I read the wall text for this painting at the Met and was reminded […]

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