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Stories From My 2017 Solo Show – Playing Checkers in the Street

  Just outside our apartment complex in the city of Urumqi, China, on a poor little avenue where very little traffic came through, groups of men would play checkers. Smoking, drinking, and gambling, they’d pass their days and go home

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It Wasn’t China, It Was Us

This last year has been a roller coaster of a ride for me and my husband, Jason. Last Christmas, we very suddenly came back to the states after 7 years living in China. For a number of reasons, it was a very quick goodbye to all of our friends there and it felt as if we grabbed whatever we could carry, and, with the clothes on our backs, hopped on a plane back to Texas.

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Forming a Collection #1

 I’m still new at this art business thing and, in many ways, I’m picking back up where I left off after art school 13 years ago. After meeting with a wise and seasoned artist, Dee Day, for coffee last week,

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Austin Visual Arts Association and Austin Art Space Present…

The 2013 Austin Art Space Juried Fall Show, November 1st-30th. I’ll be showing my piece, “Lonliness on a Crowded Bus in China,” for the first time and I would love for you to come see it in person. There will

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A Brief Rest At Nap Time

Many of you who know me well know that my husband, Jason, and I struggled through infertility for many years before we were finally blessed with our son, Joshua.  Many other amazing women who had also struggled with infertility before

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