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January 1, 2017

For the past 732 days, I have posted a digital drawing done using my iPhone, first using the Brushes app* and more recently the Brushes XP app** on the Blipfoto Website. 

The discipline of drawing daily is an intrinsic reward, freeing me in several senses - to explore t...

December 14, 2016

As the year draws to a close, reflection offers a few insights.

Enjoy the Day!

Keep Moving.

Do a Drawing, at least one.

Make some into animated videos.

October 21, 2016

ArtPrize 8 is complete and I greatly enjoyed the opportunity to participate.

As David Letterman has often said, "It's a festival!" and they were serving snacks.

I posted daily animated digital drawings produced on my iPhone on my monitor located at Amir Haraian's Artesia...

September 20, 2016

Today I begin my series of animated digital drawings, titled Daily Blips, for Art Prize 8.

I have been drawing daily on my iPhone, first using an app called Brushes, and then later using an update titled Brushes XP for the past two years. I started posting the "finished...

July 26, 2016

"Daily Blips"

at Artesian Distillers Hemingway Lounge , 15 Ionia Ave SW Suite 100 Grand Rapids, MI 49503

during ArtPrize 8 in Grand Rapids, MI  - September 21 - October 9, 2016.

Here are examples of recent "Daily Blips.

 Shining City - 7/16/16

Reflecting Pond - 7/15/16

 Thic...

April 6, 2016

The Portland Museum has partnered with Western Middle School to offer an after school program titled the Young Curators Club.  !3 seventh and 8th grade students have chosen to work with me and Teresa Lee of the Museum to create an exhibition for the Museum.

 

Meeting wee...

February 26, 2016

After running galleries, teaching curatorial studies, organizing exhibitions, founding organizations for more than forty years, I now find myself footloose with no particular obligations, agenda or timeline so I have the opportunity to reassess exactly what "a life in...

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A lithograph by Jack Damer included in the "Mentors & Friends" exhibition at the Hite Art Institute galleries in conjunction with the Mid-America Print Conference's biennial conference, Print Matters, Printing Matters, recently held in the Louisville metro area, co-sponsored by Indiana University Southeast and the Hite Art Institute of the University of Louisville.

Exhibition co-curated by John Whitesell and myself.

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From the reception for Capturing Women's History: Quilts, Activism and Storytelling

The first complete independent exhibition of the International Honor Quilt, recently donated by Judy Chicago and Through the Flower to the Hite Art Institute, University of Louisville.