Material Choices

Recently I have given a lot of thought to how material choices factor into the conceptual aspects of my studio practice. As an MFA student I am constantly challenged to defend or at least examine every formal choice I make. Some might say I have a materials obsession, others might call it a diversion, one critic accused me of having a “materials fetish.” Through the … Continue reading Material Choices

Check out to read more about my most recent group show and see pictures from the opening and installation. Many of the PAFA MFA student artists from this show have come together to start an art blog where we plan to write about our shared experience, exciting new artists and anything else we think of! Artists include, Leslie Belloso, Barbara Diaz-Tapia, Claudia Eckel, Graham … Continue reading

Syzygy: JoAnn Gonzalez-Hickey Collection

For my first post I thought I would share some images from my group trip to New York with PAFA. I traveled with my MFA class to visit Syzygy also known as the JoAnn Gonzalez-Hickey Collection of works on paper. They are currently showing the ten-year retrospective show. Syzygy is a private collection of works on paper compiled by JoAnn based on 10 defining guidelines. … Continue reading Syzygy: JoAnn Gonzalez-Hickey Collection