My Dreams are my Work

Imagination has no boundaries. My work deals with memories and experiences; layering images, colors and lines the same way our feelings layer our understanding. My spirit lives in my art.




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Instagram – ok – me too

Show your work on Instagram – get a following – sell on instagram – the new art market is instagram…. Ok – me too. Started to post work on instagram, i guess i will post a picture every other day or so. Now of course i need to find theRead More…

The magic of the familiar and it’s twin boredom

A new friend on facebook, Albena Ludmilova posted this quote: It is the function of Art to renew our Perception. What we are Familiar with we Cease to See… The Artist shakes up the familiar scene, and, as if by Magic, we see a New Meaning in it. ~~Anais NinRead More…

Gerhard Richter- my teacher

well, I wish he was, instead it is only through the world wide web- I remember seeing Richter’s early work, 1986 i was a student learning about painting. my first Hoffman and my first Diebolt. Hoffman with his intensity and trickery of color and space. Diebolt with his lushness andRead More…

what tribe do you belong to?

in visual art, one of the first observations identify the basic tendencies of an artist. is it “poussanist” or “reubenist”? does it impose order or emotions? of course that is an over simplification, but for crude basics it works.interestingly enough this applies to the arts in general. it is notRead More…

History – no sugar and spice or anyting nice

“art” is supposed to touch the soul, for better or for worse- encourage empathy, sympathy or simply recognizing the “human condition” as something we all share. make us aware and feel less alone.i have talked a lot of “tribal identity” and how art styles often identify the location, age andRead More…

coming to America

the brave ones are either courageous or stupid, i never know which one i am, i just do it. it seems the answer lies in what happens next, do you win or loose? i have spend all of my adult life in america. i moved to a small town inRead More…

remembering basics – tribal identity

german, i am german – with an italian father and living in america.germans are a special type of tribe with deep set emotions and lots of guilt for what they feel some of the most brutal movie scenes i have seen came out of movies depicting german brutality during WWII.Read More…

Miracle at St. Anna, the german – italian – american thing

i  have the tv on when i do chores. Miracle at St. Anna by spike lee,came on. in three languages- my languages. for those that haven’t seen the movie: it takes place in as small italian village, very much like the one i lived in as a little girl. Cercina,Read More…

why make art?

i have never felt like i fit in i have always been different maybe it started when my dad decided to drag me through africa, drop us off with the circus and settling, temporarily, in Cercina – a small little village outside of Florence. i remember the little boy whoRead More…

More work for the November art show

While the Oktober show hasn’t even opened yet, I need to start finishing the artwork for the November show coming up. The 2 shows a very different from 1 another, and have no pieces in common.