Birds, buddhas, wars and artists, health insurance and same sex marriage…

Today, the raven leaping into flight from the telephone pole in front of our house in Santa Barbara. Relevance?! Yesterday I had health insurance for one afternoon, or the promise of it coming February first. Today my husband's employer says NO. Yesterday I received an email from another country that made me sad... because people … Continue reading Birds, buddhas, wars and artists, health insurance and same sex marriage…

Mosaic Workshops in the desert

Come learn mosaics from a multi-media artist in an inspirational environment. A place of magic. Perry has been giving mosaic workshops for 5 years in the Mojave desert and Santa Barbara. He has been working in clay and tile and mosaics with his home for over 10 years now and it is a living evolving … Continue reading Mosaic Workshops in the desert

HOLIDAY pARTy and art Sale in Santa Barbara

Saturday Dec. 20th from 12 til 5. Hot cocoa and marshmallows too.

Sea Goddess

The Sea Goddess is finally finished. Happy in her repose. This mosaic was made using ceramic pieces by potter, Mayah Martin (the face, foot and hands and ear) and very small bird and seahorse tiles by were created by Perry. She is 36"x18".

1985 Joni Mitchell released The Three Great Stimulants….prophetic?!?!?!?!?!

Here is an incredible version of The Three Great Stimulants from Dog Eat Dog with Herbie Hancock and Larry Klein and Wayne Shorter. The Three Great Stimulants I picked the morning paper off the floor It was full of other people's little wars Wouldn't they like their peace Don't we get bored And we call … Continue reading 1985 Joni Mitchell released The Three Great Stimulants….prophetic?!?!?!?!?!

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 … Continue reading Chris & Don a Love Story