by JRC 2018

round politicians, 3 new collages

Three new collages. I’ve stumbled into playing with circles. Circles are really radical when you’re used to letting the shape of paper–almost always a rectangle–determine layout.  There’s a…

gif of SFSArtFest by JRC

The Seaside Fleet, installation recap

On Friday May 4th I premiered a new art installation at the 2018 Santa Fe Springs Art Festival. “The Seaside Fleet” is 1000 hand folded paper boats, half…

Album Art: The Invisible Teal, Debt and Quandaries

I’ve made hundreds of postcards, posters, and flyers for art exhibits, theatrical events, and concerts. It’s fun work compared to the emotional labor that creating art can sometimes…

The Owls says "Who?"

onewordlong website upgrade

I’ve been posting at onewordlong for about 4 years now, and while I like the WordPress format a lot, I’ve also always wanted something just a bit more…

New Installation, May 4, Santa Fe Springs, The Seaside Fleet

I’ll be presenting a new installation at Santa Fe Springs Art Fest on Friday May 4th. “The Seaside Fleet” will be on view at at the Clarke Estate…

Making Zines is Important

On twitter today it seemed like everyone I follow was talking about making zines (or ‘zines short for fanzine or magazine depending how you feel about it). I…

Maps to Adventure: You Are Swept Into Eternity

If you were a kid in a Western country in the 1980s who was at all interested in reading, chances are your parents and teachers tried to encourage…

pictograms

Shapereader: Tactile Language

Shapereader is tactile language designed to allow the creation of universally accessible narrative works of tactile literature . . . Shaperader is comics book for the blind, and others…

gif version of digital print collage

Home by the Sea (collage gif)

  I was working on a lot of bits and pieces of different collages these past couple weeks, and this made it to the finish line first. There’ll…

Please come back and save the country.

President Obama on Storytelling

President Obama had a long talk with The New York Times, and they spoke at length about his love of writing, reading, and the importance of storytelling. Obama,…