something dead that doesn’t know it’s dead. a painting, for instance. an abstraction.

hi–

that’s a line from richard siken’s poem “landscape w fruit rot and millipede”

it’s been a thing i’ve been resonating with–really, richard siken in general

so, i’ve returned to the world–well, i’m returning to the world slowly

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the new year

despite being told over and over that the beginning of the year is somehow this immense, new time of possibility, i can’t help but remember that our western new year is an arbitrary designation of “new” and “start” and “beginning”.

we begin when we begin, and having this imposed designation, i often think, just harms us more than it helps.

but, as with most things, your mileage may vary.

that all being said, there is a certain energy that permeates the west at the new year that does propel us all forward–whether we ascribe to the imposed “new” or not.

which is a weird, random way of saying that these were my projects from last year, and these are my projects for this year.

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just a drive-by~

bc the first art walk of the year is today!

i’ll be at xo fitness today from 5-8 with swag and art and swag.

of course, i have a bunch of things that aren’t ready for tonight but will be ready be ready for gallery nite at the ARTgarage next week (thursday, june 16th from 5-9).

say–like the swag in the featured image? *hint*

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february catch-up & a myriad of squishy

okay, not super-literally.  it’s more of a question before i start nuts-and-bolts-ing things:  would y’all be interested in being able to obtain your own squishy?

’cause, i thought i might have for sale on my storenvy, etsy, or at cons if that were a thing people would be interested in?

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meet the artist, nerdcon: stories, storenvy, & #fanworkstaughtme

this blog (which is a lot of word and not a lot of image) comes in four parts–mostly because it’s tidy, and i’m ridiculously tired.

part the first:  meet the artist at the ARTgarage in Green Bay is tonight from 5-8pm.

be there; be the geometric shape of your choosing; watch me demo things; talk to all of us artists.

it’s a thing.

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