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Current Project:
Preparing!
December 15 2015
6.30 -7pm
@ suffer 616 E9th Street NYC
DISCUSSION

In my recent series of paintings beings fabric is the object utilized to shape the subject. In this performative work my body is the object. Premixed colored ink and water are poured though the canopy, dripping on me, outlining my shape. Water evaporates, pigment stains, and chromatography results.

I sleep in my painting, my stillness creating it.

Water, fabric and maternal love are present at the beginning of all human life. These three elements are our first experiences of life.



Sleep Stain Performative Painting

In my recent series of paintings beings fabric is the object utilized to shape the subject. In this performative work my body is the object. Premixed colored ink and water are poured though the canopy, dripping on me, outlining my shape. Water evaporates, pigment stains, and chromatography results.

I sleep in my painting, my stillness creating it.

Water, fabric and maternal love are present at the beginning of all human life. These three elements are our first experiences of life.



Sleep Stain Performative Painting
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slides from performances
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slides from performances
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slides from performances
slides from performances
photographer: Anthony Zito

MISSION STATEMENT

I am returning to my roots as a painter, where I first discovered my talent, lost my identity/my sense of separation in process - painting portraits. For the next 2 years I am only painting portraits. Abstraction & performance art lend to my feeling immortal now I am mother I feel human, more grounded & more vulnerable than ever and I am pulled to dive in.

I will open an exhibITion MUDBIRD, Dec 9 2015 at TBG (my studio/gallery). I PREPARE the space for my new show & my new direction.

A zen studio to paint commissions in & bring my subjects into & also the option to rent a part of it out as event space gives me a solid base to generate a reliable income for me & my baby.

All the signs look good. I have started all the preliminary work to transform my space and life. I am excited to be re-creating my space to provide a secure future for my son which also allows me to continue making art. Your contribution would enable me to transition to the next phase of my arts practice.