VerisimilitudeArtist directory :: Verisimilitude
Acrylic, ink, collage. Text reads: "You are flawed, you are stuck in old patterns, you become carried away with yourself. Indeed you are quite impossible in many ways. And still, you are beautiful beyond measure. For the core of what you are is fashioned out of love." (Quote by John Welwood)
Figurative Mixed Media
I have always been a dancer, a dreamer and an intellectual, stuck in my head and wanting to inhabit my body gracefully and without fear. Art supports that process for me. It provides a means with which I can digest the difficult, problematic, beautiful world I find myself in. I am inspired by movement and metaphor and a deep desire to express, transform &explore.
My formal artistic education began in college, where I was trained as a scenic artist and theatrical designer. I then traveled to Paris to study the Van Aken Classical Technique and work in the Louvre as a copyist. I spent many years working professionally as a muralist, scenic painter, and copyist, and it was during and since my time studying to become an Expressive Arts Therapist (starting in...
| ||All of these pieces either feature, or made entirely from, reclaimed &found objects from man-made and natural ecosystems..
| ||A series of still life acrylics based on the wooden artist model in order to highlight gesture, emotion and texture.|
BlogPrints available!I'm excited to announce that I now have prints available for 6 of my paintings. Below they are listed with title, descriptions, text, and available sizes in inches (other sizes are possible).
The Way My Heart
This has been a year of "painting over".. I haven't bought a new canvas in over a year, and instead have been layering new life onto old canvases.. here's another before and after..
The shifting of time on a painting..
New works in progress
Here are a few pieces I’ve been working on..
Mail Art for Prisoners
On second thought, I have actually been making art. It's just that this year has been much more about mail art - due to my involvement with the local SF Bay Area chapter of Black &Pink. Here are some of the cards we decorated this year to send inside.