April… is it spring ? May… is it spring?

Currently back on the coast, sketching with water color pencils, after another long trip to the desert where I was supervising the mosaics created for the Historic Plaza in 29 Palms at Two Mile Road. This was an amazing experience with much help from all the participants. I would like to say, WOW!!! What a…

NoVeM߀® is already here.

You might have wondered, did I fall off the face of the earth? Hence NOctober posts. After taking first prize at Metro Galleries in Bakersfield in September at Latination II …October was there, waiting for me…telling me to prepare for the Hwy 62 Art Tours, firing the kiln when ever possible and creating thirteen new…

New mØsAi© workshop in the high desert… a®t, ßeauty, yOga..

A new workshop and a new look at RAVEN moSai©s Please click it and SEE more about a ßeaµtiƒul get-a-way to wOnder valley for yOga, mOsai©s and gOOd ƒood. Speaking of ƒood there has been a lot on my plate… HWY 62 Art Tours and new mosai©S, nEw pOst©ards, new photographs, new ceramics…  and I…

Chris & Don a Love Story

We just saw the film “Chris & Don a Love Story” at the Santa Barbara LGBTQ Film Festival. Very excellent film. Don Bachardy was at the showing in SB and spoke afterwards and took questions. Amazing to hear this man tell his story of love and art. When I got home I did some research…

High Desert test Site at the Wonder Valley Institute Contemptorary Art

Miracles?!?! Disappearing curators at the edge of nowhere in a cabin on the high side of the Sheep Hole Pass in wonderland… the crew shows up at the final hour… miracle. Wonder Valley Institute is living up to the name, WONDER. I must say that Chris Veit’s friends REALLY knocked themselves out hanging sheet rock…

Mission Alternative Arts Show

This past fourth of July I participated in an annual Santa Barbara show called the 4th of July Old Mission Alternative Art Show. I met a lot of wonderful artists and friendly folk. Here are some pictures of the event and some of my work. Purple and malachite Buddha purchase. Orange and Blue Buddha purchase….

3 new works for Santa Barbara Arts 1st tHuRsDaY july 3rd

New works are gicleé photographs printed on canvas. Printed by the infamous David Fick in Joshua Tree. Some of the works were manipulated before printing and all were lavished with acrylics and pastels. This is a real departure and fusion evolving and merging mediums. These images were first captured on the Wilcox property on the…

Photographs from the gate to the Tile House

which is in a place called desertWonderland. Newly painted front gate. Also a photograph of the black and white goddesses that watch over my place night and day. They were pleased with all the painting.