Happy New Year! One of my annual traditions is making my New Year’s collage. This year I made two, this one and the one I posted yesterday. <3

Awake Shake dreams from your hair My pretty child, my sweet one. Choose the day and choose the sign of your day The day’s divinity First thing you see. A vast radiant beach in a cool jeweled moon… Read More

Cicada shell: little did I know it was my life. -deathbed poem of Shuho (died in 1767), from Japanese Death Poems (1986)

“In Mexico people wear hummingbird amulets around their necks to show they are searching for love. Here people pretend that they aren’t. Searching.” -Francesca Lia Block, Missing Angel Juan

“If you’re an artist, you’ve got to know about anger without being restricted by it. In order to create, you’ve got to have energy; you’ve got to have clarity. You’ve got to be able to catch ideas. You’ve… Read More

This past winter when I was really depressed and going through an existential life crisis I started this painting full of angst and sacrificial feelings but never finished it. Now that I’m on the flip side of that… Read More