Locations throughout the United States, papercut, 34” X
the same way as circus posters herald the arrival of the big show,
I’ve created this ‘poster’ to herald the arrival
of the election in November. Throughout the fall, these will be
traveling to locations throughout the western states, encouraging
passers-by to vote, and reminding them of the power of this simple
act of democracy.
the papercut, they have been printed into smaller posters by a
civic minded citizen. Getting the posters made has increased the
scope of the project: As of now, I am sending posters to Oregon,
Washington, all over California, Arizona, New Mexico, Missouri,
Indiana, Ohio, Virginia/DC/Maryland, Massachusetts, New York,
North Carolina, and South Carolina. Lots of college campuses,
libraries, bookstores. Contact
me if you'd like to participate, and put some up. I have 22"
X 28", as well as 11" X 14".
La Puebla de San Jose de Guadeloupe mural
Phantom Galleries, San Jose, CA
is inspired by the stenciled walls of the Sanctuario de Jesus Nazareno de Atotonilco, near San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Unable
to afford lace for the sanctuary, the artist stenciled decorative
lace with paint made from cactus juice, resulting in a much more
In San Jose,
funding for the arts, and the cultural life of the city have ebbed
at the same time. This mural is part of Phantom Galleries, an
effort to revive some of that cultural life, by reviving various
abandoned storefronts. Represented in the repeating panels are
scenes from four stages of San Jose’s history; the Ohlone
indians, the spanish missions, early statehood, and Silicon Valley.
Cesar Chavez, the Hubble telescope, Junipero Serra, and even Dionne
Warwick make an appearance.