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Broken Glass

I cried the day I broke this green glass bowl from Grandma Jean. I tried to fix it with some glass glue, but as you can see, it is kind of a globby mess. Most likely it will come apart and become part of a painting. Its smaller counterpart survived my butterfingers (photos soon) and …

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Nuvia Crisol Guerra on “Domestic Disobedience”

Nuvia Crisol Guerra is passionate, well-spoken, well-informed and charismatic. It’s easy to see why she was chosen to be the guest-curator of such an important show focusing on the Latina experience: Domestic Disobedience, Redefining the Feminine Space. It all started with an essay by Amalia Mesa-Bains, entitled Domesticana: The Sensibility of Chicana Rasquache. Nuvia said …

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San Diego Artist: Perry Vasquez, Part 1

(Posted at San Diego Union Tribune) Yesterday I posted about Alexander Jarman, who is curating a show at the Southwestern College Art Gallery called More Real Than Life: An Exhibition of Contemporary Collage. Today I’m focusing on Perry Vasquez, the gallery director, and artist in his own right. Perry was nice enough to let me …

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San Diego Artist: Alexander Jarman

Alexander Jarman shows me his studio. He wears a tie and a sweater. His manner is quiet and professional and perhaps a bit reserved. At least until you get him talking about something he cares about: Art. Then, his face lights up and he becomes someone you’d like to pull a chair up closer to, …

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Boo!

Adorable Ghost Snow Dude created by Tony. GSD is our only Halloween decoration, as I dislike Halloween with the heat of a thousand suns. But when your son makes you an adorable Ghost Snow Dude, well, what can I say. My tiny, shriveled Halloween heart grew three sizes that day.

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Attaching Items to the Canvas ā€“ Rhoda in Seattle, Part 3

In this segment I’ve attached the items Rhoda sent to the canvas with modeling paste and getting ready to paint. Rhoda in Seattle Painting, Part 3 from Leah Peterson on Vimeo. There is still time to be a part of the group painting. Details here! Background music with heart is My Girl’s Blues by Bob …