I am at the same time both thrilled and ashamed. Thrilled because this week I was asked to join the planning committee for one of the biggest annual Atheist gatherings in California, and ashamed that I have not kept up the pace with either this blog or my blasphemous artwork. My final exams and critiques… Continue reading Activism in its Infancy
I was excited to find out this week that one of my paintings was selected for a gallery show! While I've had artwork featured in a campus gallery or shop window before, this is my first for-real, people-having-wine-and-cheese gallery show where a placard and price tag will be next to my piece. I'm excited to… Continue reading Training Wheels
No real post here today, I've been prepping for some end-of-year projects and have been painting nearly 10 hours a day. Anyway, I found out about The Atheist Conference happening next year in New York and I am SO IN! I painted this portrait of Aron Ra out of sheer excitement.
Some of the people I admire most are full-time atheists. Standing on the thin line between Church and State, they stand their ground against multiple flavors of opposition, all shouting their conviction that a magic sky daddy, and facing this barrage with calm rationality. They speak volumes into a swirling echo chamber. I so desperately… Continue reading A Full-Time Atheist
I really feel like I've turned a corner this week. Since being struck with the realization that I must make art to be an artist (not exactly a profound thought but seriously something I've never considered) I've been creating every spare second of every day since then. It is absolutely ridiculous than among the many… Continue reading Jumping In Again