May 2021: May Days

May 2021: May Days

On May 1—visit the online auction to benefit the Rio Grande Borderland Ministries. On May 7—come by and Ghostwolf Gallery at our new location in Old Town’s patio market for First Friday.. Finally on May 21— The Art of Quarantine closes at Gallery with a Cause at the New Mexico Cancer Center–visit the website and vote your favorite artist.

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March 2021: Spring 2021 Restart

March 2021: Spring 2021 Restart

Spring 2021 Restart—After a long winter, spring is approaching with a sense of hope with Ghostwolf Gallery reopening in a new location and my artwork being exhibited in two group shows—one at Tortuga Gallery and the other at Gallery with a Cause at the New Mexico Cancer Center.

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December 2020: Holiday News

December 2020: Holiday News

Most holiday shopping is online this year for good reason. Ghostwolf Gallery is allowed to be open at 25% capacity (about 5 people)—but Amy, leader of the pack, has wisely left it up to each artist’s discretion. I have decided to be at Ghostwolf Gallery at 2043 South Plaza St NW on the next two Sundays, December 13 and 20, between Noon and 4pm for last minute holiday shopping. If you are out and about, come say hello and wear your mask! We’ve got plenty of gift items from $5 on up.

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Aug-Sept 2020: Looking Forward

Aug-Sept 2020: Looking Forward

August has been a busy but quiet month of working with other artists on their websites, with poets and writers with their books, and finishing the edits on my first book consisting of poetry alone (no art other than the cover)—but September looks to be even busier.

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July 2020: What’s Going On?

July 2020: What’s Going On?

Marvin Gaye wrote his classic song What’s Going On? in 1971 and nearly fifty years later it sounds like it could have been written today. I started my Postcards to America series last fall because as the mother of two young men of color problems from policing to mass incarceration to healthcare disparities combined with the challenges of climate change were weighing heavily on my mind. When the pandemic started, I thought that no one would want to see artwork about these problems, but I needed to address them for my own peace of mind. I was wrong.

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June 2020: Finding a Way Forward

June 2020: Finding a Way Forward

We are all trying to find a way forward through problems we can only solve together—the COVID 19 pandemic, the racism pandemic, the violence pandemic, the climate pandemic. As a mother, and especially as a mother of two young men of color, I feel overwhelmed. Making art and writing poetry is how I process these feelings.

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May 2020: Zoom Zoom Zoom

May 2020: Zoom Zoom Zoom

Like everyone else my life has become Zoom-centric. I watch my favorite comic relief on Zoom, listen or read to poetry on Zoom, and consulting and teaching using Zoom. I just want to zoom ahead to future normal. Here are a few of the non-zoom projects I’m working on.

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April 2020: Postcards, Poetry & Pandemic

April 2020: Postcards, Poetry & Pandemic

I hope you and your loved ones are all in good health. Let me share a little distraction from the bad news—here are some updates on ongoing creative projects that are keeping me sane during this crisis.

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