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Kolaj Fest: French Quarter Sounds

There is no end to the ways artists create, and no end to the ways they survive and thrive in the economic market. New Orleans is packed with…

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Kolaj Fest 2018: Curatorial Issues in Collage

In addition to bringing The Seaside Fleet to New Orleans, I was also asked to participate on a panel about the curatorial issues involved in exhibiting collage. Hans…

JRC folded paper boat and Kolaj Magazine

Kolaj Fest 2018: The Seaside Fleet (New Orleans)

Last month* I was invited to bring The Seaside Fleet to New Orleans, to be featured at Kolaj Fest, a festival and symposium about contemporary collage. The event was…

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Faust 2013: A Collaborative Arts Interpretation

I was recently invited to take part in a panel about the challenges of presenting collage at museums, galleries and other arts organizations (more about that in another…

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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…

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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…