If it wasn’t for a dear friend who surprised me with a mysterious challenge, I would be doing something else. These illustrations give me respite, a mini vacation between other projects. Who knows where they could lead? I am reminded that it is important to draw every day. I never know what is floating in that mind of mine. There you have it:
…a dancing girl,

…a dreamer (she moves between planes)

…and the counter, who is enchanted by the energy of the flower.

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Artists of the Brewery/Artwalk April 2014

Thank you for supporting me and all of the artists at the Brewery this weekend. It was an honor to have you all gracing my space, and wonderful to see so many familiar faces.

As you may already know I have been producing a documentary on some of the artists here at the Brewery. It is called “Artists of the Brewery”, and is a glimpse into the hearts and minds of 25 innovative and creative thinkers gathered in one very unique place.

For ease of viewing on YouTube it is divided into “Artists of theBrewery” Part 1 and Part 2.

If you want to know about more artists, there has been a great response to the film, and so I have decided to continue this project!

Also, There have been a few short films done about the Brewery before this. Check them out as well, anc zlxo the one prior to this, titled: A Day in the Life of the Brewery, produced by Kristine Schoemaker.  Eric Minh Swenson filmed and edited the videos thus far and Bryan Zee, (also a Brewery resident), composed the soundtrack for “Artists of the Brewery. ”

We still have some editing and touching up to do, but I wanted to make sure the video was up and running in time for the April Artwalk. Here they are very nearly complete. Enjoy them now and the tightened version will be up soon.

Thanks to everyone who participated in the video!

Ps.  I’ll follow up with full credits and contact information soon!

Peace and love.



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I began a new series before Fall Artwalk titled Encounters in Nature. I wanted to capture pivotal memories and moments people have had with small creatures, bugs and birds. We tend to forget that our world is both strong and fragile, and that without these beings we would cease to exist. We also are caught in awe, fear, confusion and amazement when we get to look up close and personal at other living beings. Through a bit of exaggeration and distortion I am creating the emotional portrait of that meeting of the minds. My hope is to create 10o of these, and I thank those people who have sent me emails of themselves reprising that experience. If you are interested in contributing your magic moment in image and story, please send to



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“Penchant for Passion”

She Has a Penchant for Passion

She Has a Penchant for Passion

My book, “Penchant for Passion” is available on . It is a unique hardcover “coffee table  book” of 44 poems and 45 photographs. It is designed in 4 chapters as a psychological and spiritual journey that any person can relate to and find inspiration in : Section 1: A Walk between Two Worlds speaks of the thin veil between the material and spiritual world. Section 2: Deviations and Desire: Love and Passion in relationships and of self. Section: 3: On Becoming: The journey of coming into self, self-love and acceptance, and Section 4: In Visible Woman, celebrating self.  The photographs are beautiful full color renditions.




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Spring Artwalk 2013

I had 5 new prints and 5 pastel drawings ready for this artwalk. My book was on display as well. Friends, family and supporters all were at hand. Thank you all! I look forward to seeing you at the next artwalk in October. Also, I had several people ask about doing commissioned art pieces (yes I do) and if I had a variety of print sizes I could do. (yes) You can contact me here or at sanddancer99@gmail. com!

All Blessings,



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The April 2013 Brewery Artwalk

Artwalk is going great this year. Lots of friends and new faces. Alex Lehr dropped by to say hello.Victoria and Alex Lehr I am going back down to the gallery now. I’ll do a real update soon.

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Modern Art Romances the Cairo Cowboy

I was invited by James “Berky”Berkowitz to take part in the Venice Art Crawl. The event took place at the Cairo Cowboy near the Venice boardwalk on Nov. 15, 202. I installed 4 photographs (Shadow of a Woman, I Occupy Myself, Evocations 2, and Moon Dancer. I had copies of my new poetry and art book on hand “She has a Penchant for Passion”. I also recited a poem titled “In Visible Woman” (seen here as recorded by Bryan Zee). I danced as well to a recorded poem titled “She Always Ran But Never Left”. It was an exciting night, with very talented people in the house. There was great music by Corty Byron and Tim Geracoulis, painting by Bill Dambrova, and photography by Nina Trip. James Berkowitz recited an impassioned set of poems as well.In Visible Woman

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In Visible Woman

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She has a Penchant for Passion

My Art and Poetry coffee table book titled “She has a Penchant for Passion” arrived the day before the Brewery Artwalk! Thanks to all of you who have purchased a copy. I hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed making it. It has been a long and rewarding journey. It is not over and I am trusting in the paths my artistic endeavors are taking me. To all those familiar faces I have seen over the years, your support means so much to me.

This Thursday November 15 I will be appearing at the Cairo Cowboy Grill as part of the Venice Art Crawl. The Cairo Cowboy is located at 46 Winward Ave in Venice right near the boardwalk.  I will be reciting poetry, displaying photography, dancing and signing my Art and Poetry book from 7:30-9pm.

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Fall 2012

The Universe unfolds very quickly and our Fall Brewery Artwalk is almost upon us. Come visit Oct. 20-21 from 11-6. My studio address is 642 Moulton Ave. ste W-15 LA CA 90031. This is the 30th anniversary of the artwalk and promises to be spectacular. For me this will be the celebration of the birth of my first coffee table book, “She Has a Penchant for Passion”. It is a combination of Poetry and Photography, Painting and Illustration….very unusual. Come out and join us!

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