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Milestones… When I think of her accomplishments in my mind, I don’t imagine them as mile markers on a highway. Instead I imagine weathered, old stone markers along a back road somewhere. We ride together in the back of an old pickup with her dog Blue, taking in the sights and sounds of the country. […]


Fate – find yourself

Fate brings us back to ourselves. It is maddening to wait for news. News of a medical test; news of a job offer; news of someone’s safe arrival in bad weather. Humans want a win every damn time. Game on! But success and failure are often out of our control. Even happy news like gender […]

XX XY Recalculating

Sometimes a body of work is not planned but grows out of nowhere. A tiny seed. Much like an embryo. Here is one of those bodies… “How do we deconstruct the biology of our sexuality and transform?” Live life. Celebrate life. “Is that which transpires in between worth the fight?” Yes. Yes it is! Undoubtedly. […]

Have new eyes…

Marcel Proust – “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeing new landscapes but in having new eyes.” Examining anything from a new perspective requires an openness to what could be, not just what already is. When we are struggling, life can feel limiting and narrow, overwhelming and complicated – even for just a […]

Cultivating an Artistic Life

Creative endeavors can lift us like no other cerebral activity. Using the creative process itself as a guide, I will take you on an expressive journey with every post that will inspire, enlighten and transform the way you experience and see the world around you, opening your mind and heart to a more artistic life. I hope you will join me!

My Choice not Yours

“My Choice, Not Yours” – acrylic on wood panel for #300plates2017 #artaccessslc #art #morethanmyunderwear (at Art Access)

Hang in There

“Hang in There” – market chickens in Morocco. Acrylic on wood panel. And when the time comes to choose – choose humanity not nationalism. Choose diversity, not narrow minded ness. Choose hope, not cynicism. Choose art. #artaccess #300plates2017 #morroco #nakedchickens #artislife (at Art Access)

Just Do It!

When you set deadlines, it just happens. Until next year. #artaccess #300plates2017 #justdoit #artislife #slcart #slc #repertoire #chickenshit #nakedchickens #lingerie #venice #morroco #artistsofinstagram


Best friends are abundant in the land of dogs. The smallest moment can hold such sweetness and Harper often provides those. Hugs and kisses to my sweet girl. 🐶#slowdown #dogsofinstagram #bestfriends #morninglight


Time has no patience. She surges forward with little thought to those she leaves behind. She becomes frozen, frigid – her face so cold it takes an ice pick to penetrate her icy existence. But, when I grasp her cool hand for even a moment, I feel powerful. As she pulls and tugs and rushes […]