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August 1, ’21

It is true one can be an artist anywhere. Recognition is not included in the equation. There has only been one thing more important than my work. It is hard for me to believe this even as I write it, but it is true. The only other thing that has taken priority is living my […]

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Orphaned

  Talking is highly overrated; at times, even unnatural. Many people fill the space they are frightened by with their own words. Interjecting themselves into places in which they do not belong. Other sentients go about their days in relative quietude. There are moments of exchange – even chatter for some, but we as human, […]

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Notes for another generation of cultural workers

In 1996 I left a full time career at the School of the Art institute of Chicago. I was 34. I had started attending classes there when I was 16. At 18 I was working in the department of art education and on my BFA. The rest of the years were spent making my work, […]

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