This and That

Guess what!?? Otis College of Art & Design is buying a copy of “1-SELF” for their Artists’ Book Collection. That is soooo cool! I am a happy clam. Woopiedoo for me!

I know I said I’d be back to tell you about the Rochelle Botello show, but instead you’ll have to read about it in my article that is coming out in the next issue of Coagula. The article is called “Down by the River on Tenterhooks.”

I am currently doing a residency at Self-help Graphics, so I don’t have a lot of time for the blog, but it’s Sunday, and I’m piecing together a bit of this and that of what I’ve started to write and didn’t have time to finish.

I really like this website where you can see the progress of a screen print by Gary Baseman. He recently did this above mentioned 24-layer screen print and sent out an email announcement the other day. Very cool.

Sunday is a lazy day for most, but Michael and I have been working in the back yard putting little stepping stones on the path that leads to my cactus garden, so we are getting sweaty. This evening we are going out with the Power Couple, Mat Gleason and Leigh Salgado and get some delicious grub and r e l a x.

I also talked on the phone with artist Jack Chipman, who I am planning to see next month and hopefully buy something from him. I love his work.

By the way, thanks to Reuben Sorenson for mentioning me on his cool blog. I also found this blog through his that I love called Chocolate Covered Xanax by 2 cousins from Humboldt County named Keri and Krisabel.

And lastly, I am STILL working on that painting that looks like a high school student painting, hardy har… (don’t worry I’m over it) and I am working and reworking it, and having fun with paint again. It’s starting to shape up and I’m about 3/4 done with it now.

(Here’s a detail)

Oh! And here’s a pic of one of Rochelle Botello‘s sculptural pieces called, “Oh Dear:”

Okay, gotta go. Bye.

2 thoughts on “This and That

  1. Kel in NC March 4, 2008 / 6:10 pm

    I am glad to find your blog again.

  2. Derek J. August 17, 2011 / 7:56 am

    You have some enthralling thoughts on this issue and I enjoyed combing over Carol’s Bloggie very much. After finding your website on Digg, I have included it in my bookmarks in order to share it with friends.

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