Thursday, December 9, 2010

Woo hoo painkiller stupor!

I sprained my ankle at my open studio last week-- surprisingly it did not happen during the dance party or pullup contest, but rather while I was walking down my hallway. My pride was hurt just as much as my ankle, and I have been sprawled on my couch working my way through my friend's leftover vicodan stash (thanks Rebeccar! You're the best!) while absent mindedly sketching out some new pieces.

I have some pieces opening at Urban Light Studio's 2nd Anniversary group show tomorrow night, looks like it's going to be a solid lineup and a lot of fun!

In other news, I recently interviewed Stacey Rozich (one of my absolute favorite Seattle artists!) for Redefine Magazine. We were both really happy with how the interview came out, it turns out we have boatloads of common interests and motivations, including a deep and abiding love of detailed Eastern European folk garb. Check out the interview here!

It seems like my work has been going in a bit of a new direction of late, and I'm excited to see where the series I'm currently working is going to end up. To give you an idea of this aesthetic shift, here's a work in a progress peek of the giant painting I've been working on for... er... a really long time now:

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