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Power is Not Liability

Power is Not Liability

In 2014 I left a full time sign painting gig at Trader Joe's, to wait tables at a swanky downtown spot. It appeared to be a courageous move. Then I got let go.  I was 34 at the time: A former teacher with a masters in education. The career move looked weird, but...

Feb 22, 2019

What We Make, Makes Us

What We Make, Makes Us

This past Wednesday I began one of my favorite classes: An Intro to 2D art materials for adults. Inevitably the January class fills with people courageously tackling creative resolutions. I’ll meet retirees who haven’t touched art supplies since their childhood. Skeptical Middle Agers who got the class as a gift...

Jan 25, 2019

Moms and Art

Moms and Art

"I think you want me to get married after school, have kids and live in Cleveland forever!" I shouted at my mother during a post-adolescent fit years ago. I was 22. Flexing some of my first real independence, I told her I was going to move to Miami, FL before I...

Jan 13, 2019

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