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Imprimatur in NYC

The talk for book makers and story tellers Imprimatur Unbinding the Book was a nice little event. The presenters were designers, makers and breakers (Brian Dettmer) of books; the idea that stayed with me from Brian’s talk was that book being rid from its original purpose due information being digitized could be completely redefined. The … Continue reading

Happy New Year: 2014 is here! Time to review the past, embrace the present and look for new avenues. The year 2013 was the busiest I have been for a very long time – since the final exams in high school…. Being overly busy didn’t give much time to reflect on things. Grad school was … Continue reading

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MFA Thesis Exhibition at Blue Mountain Gallery, taken during the opening night in June 2013

Emerging Artists: WCSU MFA Thesis Ehxhibition in NYC * JUNE 18 – JULY 6, 2013 *

Blue Mountain gallery in NYC will host WCSU 2013 MFA Thesis Ehxhibition. More on this show will be posted soon. I will be showing the book page drawings from the past three years. But you can read the short intoroductions to every artist in here: http://www.bluemountaingallery.org/wcsu-2013/

My first self-published illustrated essay Nature and Technology

My first self-published book Nature and Technology is now available through Blurb bookstore; I will be selling a limited edition of 50 copies. The new book and original illustrations are on the show at the WCSU Spring 2013 Thesis Exhibition April 4- 15th at Higgins Gallery 181 White Street, Danbury, CT Opening reception April 4, … Continue reading

The Melt, a group show in Danbury, CT

I must share my artist friend Mei-Ling’s great blog post here about the current group show at the Mercurial Gallery that we are both participating as local artists: The Melt The gallery is run by a young woman, a musician and a writer, Amanda Bloom. Amanda works with Katie Bassett, an artist, who has curated … Continue reading

Personal Book Project: Research, Reading, Reflection. Part Two

In spring and summer of 2012 I tried to read as much as possible on physics, technology, and history of science. My personal book project had found its tile by that time – Nature and Technology and the concept of the book had started to from in my mind. I wanted to make images that … Continue reading

Personal Book Project: technique verus concept. Part One

I had a dream about a huge bird in summer 2011, right before I started the first semester in the graduate program in Illustration. The following week I found a picture by Max Ernst (from his ‘collage novel’ ” A Week of Kindness”, 1934) and suddenly knew I wanted to study artist books as part … Continue reading

May-June 2012: My Book Page Drawings on Display in the Two Artist Show

For a one month in the early summer or late spring the Mercurial Gallery in downtown Danbury showed two artists’ work – me and Phil Lique from New Haven. The feedback from the show on my book page drawings was pleasantly positive and one of my drawings found a new owner. Thank you Amanda Bloom … Continue reading

OUT with the Year 2011 & IN with the New Year 2012 in Arts

“Self Observed”, a juried art show, November 18th, 2011 – January 22nd, 2012 at the North Carolina Museum of Art. My oil painting “Communication” (2009) is on show at the NCMA. The nc artblog has written about the show, read here. The City Center of Danbury selected the drawing I entered to the contest for … Continue reading

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