...I am extremely excited to say I've been awarded
2013 San Diego RAW Visual Artist of the Year!!
...still more to come for RAW with the Nationals, Final Award Showcase around the corner...
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is still on view till December 15th with donations still being accepted..
be a part of an interactive end of year art project that us san diego artists have created,
celebrate Spent with us!
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...for the 2nd year in a row, absolutely loved being a part of
Fashion Week San Diego Day 3: The Art & Beauty Behind Fashion
...commissioned to create a piece inspired by Spring/Summer Fashion 2014
thanks to designer CG Cynthia Cutierrez, Models Nikki Smith and Nicole Sully for being my inspiration!
(within, 18 x 24, Pencil & Mixed Media on Wood)
(pictured above with one of the models captured in my piece)
Art Above San Diego turned out to be an incredible night of collaboration...
Amzing job by Eighteen O Five Gallery Owner, Lauren Siry
...and a huge thank you to my mom for being our model, to have her support and experience her first west coast art show of mine!
...a huge thank you to Amanda Coates and Home Start Inc. for having me and my Art be a part of such a wonderful event with a great cause!
(shots of my display and working live)
...after a well needed rest & break,
after celebrating, seeing and hangin with friends, family & visitors,
after committing to mr. sparkly &
creating a cloud of Lubinessence,
ideas are a flowing,
collaboration on the rise,
new color splashing out,
with foxy tunes
to be my muse...
8 ~ 31 ~ 2013
... i married mr. sparkly eyes, my lover, my partner, my biggest supporter, my cheerleader, the man who believes in me, my art and loves me for the artist i am, the artist i'm not, and all flaws in between...he makes creating more clear bringing peace to my every day, motivating me to be the Artist i've always wanted to be, inspiring so much of the art i've created since we've met and more to come in the near future ...
on a side note, i've had a blast creating so much of the wedding decorations and the surprise piece for my lover the day of our wedding
...my first completed LIVE ART piece,
Thank you to Angela at Arte Fresca for the aweome opportunity to challenge myself...
(snowflakes, 12 x 24, Pencil, Colored Pencil, Pastel, Watercolor on Wood)
skeleton sketch (30 min.) done at home, shadow, color and detail (4 hours) done LIVE
...always a great night showing with RAW ...
received 3rd Place at Front Porch Gallery's
Third Annual Juried Exhibition for
...the deep breathe before the plunge...
(pictured between two of my juried in pieces, with the curator and friends)
....a month of experimenting with drawing live and on the spot
with the Infusion Project on the Hard Rock Hotel's rooftop club Float
Bird Rock Gallery's Makers Fest, La Jolla Blvd.
...what a surreal night at the 52nd International Exhibition Gala & Reception
where my piece, Pushing the Past Behind, was juried in by Daniel Foster and
the San Diego Art Institute's
Museum of the Living Artist in Balboa Park!!
...so honored to be included for the 2nd year in a row and even more excited to have my piece, caught in the wanderdust, awarded Runner Up by Juors at The Front's Dia de la Mujer show,
Art of Body: Body of Art
Art on view till March 29th, 2013
...a HUGE thank you to Monique Hammel for all her hard working and making this all happen and for all the support over the past year! I'm humbled to have had the chance to show you all what i've created since living out West...
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...You can find some of my work represented, sold in Original or Prints by Seattle based, Consortium Gallery. Be sure to check out all the great Art & Artists!
Thank you Consortium!
...the Alive series is being represented by Thumbprint Gallery in La Jolla, for questions, purchases for these specific works please contact...
...the Simple Flavors series is available by Print to purchase and/or rent through Boston based gallery, TurningArt...
this is a whole new way to experience up and coming Art & Artists...
...be on the lookout for more books to be published this year but in the meantime check out the below for purchase on Blurb...
...in the studio...