Jan 28, 2010

Art Auction on Valentine's Day

These three paintings are up for auction. 100% of the sale price will go to Global Strategies for HIV Prevention, saving lives in Africa.
  • The painting on the left is "Fresh Wind." It's the largest at 36"x24"; the minimum bid is $500. 
  • The middle painting is "Embrace #9." It's 16"x12" and we're asking that bids start at $150.
  • The painting on the right is "Mountain Pass." It's 12"x12" and the opening bid needs to be at least $140.
If you'd like to bid on any of these, leave the amount, the title, and some sort of contact info in the comment section below, or call me at (510) 655-1988. Bidding will continue at my Valentine's Day Open Studio on Feb. 14 at 655 63rd St., Oakland, with bidding closing at 4:45 p.m.
See you there!

Jan 27, 2010

Backstage View

10 days ago I got to watch a performance backstage at the opera house. It was crowded with instruments and performers and lights, and the audience was totally invisible. One performer told me, "This is the hardest place we perform, because we get absolutely no audience feedback here. We can't hear any laughter or applause in this theater."

Jan 26, 2010

Under the Bed

Sophie thought this should be titled, "Silly, There aren't Any Monsters!"

Jan 20, 2010


 I wasn't sure what to title this. Insomnia? Late Night Worries?But when I can't sleep at night, I don't just worry. I take the night shift on the prayer chain. I remember hymns my mom sang as lullabies. I think about food...