Three years ago, I made the spur of the moment decision to travel to Vietnam and Cambodia to photograph the adaptive reuses of French colonial architecture. The main focus of the trip was photography and I had every intention of dragging along a couple dslrs and a laptop on my southeast Asian adventure. When I [...]
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And POOF! – just like that it is October and I live in Wisconsin again. After a year of self-loathing and savings spending in Los Angeles, I’ve returned to the midwest and now live 5 blocks from Lake Michigan in beautiful Milwaukee. Although my waistline remains unchanged, I am significantly lighter in other areas – [...]
With late summer in full swing in Southern California, I have been applying for a few teaching positions and reconnecting with printmakers I used to share studio time with at the U of M. Ben Etten was an undergrad at the U when I was working my way through the print program. Here are a [...]
I recently had the pleasure of checking out the Urs Fischer exhibition at MOCA and MOCA Geffen in LA on two separate occasions. Fischer’s work blurs the distinctions between sculpture, installation, and individual pieces of art. Perhaps that’s why I so enjoy and dislike the work simultaneously.
Good friend and fellow artist Eireann Lorsung and I are starting a project stemming from this notebook. We found it while visiting one of Little Tokyo’s many slightly strange Japanese gift shops. The text reads “Molang and the Petty Daily Life”. I can’t think of a better way to describe the place from where [...]
“Waning Search”, Color Reduction Woodcut
I’ve been slowly but surely pruning back my collection of art books. It is truly amazing what 6+ years of hoarding monographs can do to a person’s bookshelves. While sifting, I found this book of Danish artist Per Kirkeby’s etchings that I lusted over and finally splurged on when I was studying printmaking at the [...]