January 2015: eyelounge retrospective

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Tripping but Pretty Sure, on exhibit at “Self Made: 15 Years of Eye Lounge” 
From Jackalope Ranch:  “Eye Lounge is well into its teenage years, 15 to be exact, and to celebrate, a fellow art space is holding a special retrospective exhibition. “Self Made: 15 Years of Eye Lounge” will be on view at Vision Gallery in Chandler. The collaborative exhibition will feature the works of past and current collective members. An opening reception will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday, January 30. For more information, visit the event on Facebook or check out www.visiongallery.org. ” Opens Friday, January 30 and closes …a month or so later.

October 2014: Adapt & Sustain mural is underway

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This fall marks the start of a mural project that will sum up some of the ideas from
ASU’s Sustainable Solutions program that interested me the most.

You can find a website about the project, including location, workshops, photographs,
and updates for open painting days from November through December of 2014,  
here.

May 2014: Reworks at Modified Arts

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Patchwork Dreamscapes, with Scott Allison.

Opening:  May 16, 6 – 9
First Friday:  June 6, 6 – 10
Gallery open Monday – Friday 9 – 5

407 East Roosevelt Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Function of the show, from Modified:  “invites the viewer to stay awhile, and pick apart the surreal scenes in each piece of art.”

Mid-September: trustgallery experiment

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A small new venture:  trustgallery.

Small, and autonomous, and nimble.
Drawings that can be composed at the kitchen counter while our foster babies eat their frozen peas.
Paintings that play, after a day of work.
Images that start to illustrate the classes that I’m taking at ASU, and connect the dots of the new things I’m learning.
Products that can be posted in the half-hour between class and other project deadlines.
Practice, for communicating.   For ‘getting out there.’
Training, to just keep drawing and painting even if the whole day is full of other business.

September: Wood Biennial at Tempe Center for the Arts

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Sept. 8-Jan. 5
About the exhibition
Public Opening: 7-9 p.m. Sept. 8
Panel talk on contemporary wood: Nov. 1

Gallery Hours
10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday-Friday
11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday
Closed Sundays and Mondays

The opening of “TCA Biennial: Wood,” a juried exhibition, falls on the fifth anniversary of the opening of the Tempe Center for the Arts and features 24 Arizona artists working with and inspired by “wood,” a tradition for fifth anniversaries.

The exhibition features a wide array of artworks, including both traditional and contemporary themes, large and small scale prints, drawings and paintings and numerous forms of wood sculpture such as folk carvings, furniture, vessel turnings and mixed media construction.