Often an artist reflects on his/her achievements and failures. There isn’t a set guideline for becoming a successful artist much less a creative one. A lot of trial and error goes into it. If there isn’t a lot of trial and error, one should question one’s commitment. My most recent portrait titled ‘A Life of Bad Decisions’ is a memoir to my many failures. They weren’t necessarily failures financially, but they were if judged by my heart. This painting has been accepted into ‘The Art League’s April 2019 Mixed Media Exhibit at the Torpedo Factory in Alexandria, VA. The opening reception is Thursday April 11 from 6:30-8:00pm, if you are close to Alexandria Virginia and the Torpedo Factory, I hope you will come.
This painting contains pieces of my past, my work on fabric, design work, lazy susan projects, my choice in hair color and even a wood carved skull I found while painting a mural along a railroad track in Los Angeles. It’s my history and it’s always been my choices.