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Showing posts from June, 2017

Saving Space and Painting in Place

Moving to Wisconsin was a huge rupture in my making practice. I have had studio space available-but only hit conceptual, physical, and emotional walls when entering these spaces. Spaces that I myself had set up. Over the course of this two year journey I have made some really crappy stuff, and stared for countless hours at said really crappy stuff. Last month, I moved into a studio in the Marshall building in Milwaukee's third ward. It was been the kick in the ass that I needed. Paintings and sculptures have come to life once a again, and I couldn't be more excited. In this dead zone of making much has happened in my personal life, as well as the life I lead at work. Personal and public are deeply affected by politics, womanhood, and the patterning of everyday movements. Patterns and "traditions" change the way humans, specifically women, walk through life. In these paintings I have been studying my own habits, patterns, and traditions, and the way that I understa