Marionettes at Barnsdall Arts Sunday

Posted on Feb 13, 2016 in Barnsdall Arts Sundays, blog | No Comments
Marionettes at Barnsdall Arts Sunday

El Nino has been a bust so far in LA, but, wouldn’t you know, the day schedule for making marionettes on Barnsdall Arts Sunday, it rained like the dickens. “For sure, this was going to be a washout: no one drives anywhere they don’t have to when it rains in Los Angeles” I thought to […]

Shadow Puppets at Barnsdall Arts

Posted on Jan 26, 2016 in blog | No Comments
Shadow Puppets at Barnsdall Arts

Our last adventure at Barnsdall Arts Sunday took us to the mysterious and beautiful world of Balinese shadow puppets or wayang kulit. The puppets are crafted from buffalo hide and mounted on bamboo sticks. The dalang, or puppet master, is the genius behind the entire performance. He sits behind a backlit white cloth screen and […]

Hearts & Flowers 2016

Posted on Jan 22, 2016 in blog, paper mache, papier-mache, Sculpture, Wall Art | No Comments
Hearts & Flowers 2016

Don’t miss Hearts & Flowers 2016 at the Folk Tree in Pasadena, located on: 217 S Fair Oaks Ave Pasadena, CA 91105 The reception is from 2-6 pm on Saturday, January 24th. But, if you can’t make the reception, the show will run through Valentine’s day and beyond. For a sneak peek at the wonderful […]

Paper Mosaic Bling at Barnsdall Arts

Posted on Dec 9, 2015 in blog, Wall Art | No Comments
Paper Mosaic Bling at Barnsdall Arts

Everybody likes bling around the holidays so this Sunday, there will be glitter and there will be gold foil. And you get to portray yourself decked out like a king or queen. Almost every Sunday of the year, Barnsdall Arts hosts a free drop-in art class for children and families at Barnsdall Art Park in […]

Mariachi Snowmen

Posted on Nov 30, 2015 in blog, Wall Art | No Comments
Mariachi Snowmen

The Mariachi Snowmen are back wishing you a wonderful Feliz Navidad! or any other holiday favorite you might request. They sport their red velvet sombreros and soulful expressions to uplift anyone’s mood. The group is Acrylic on Canvas board (8×10″). The individual players are painted on 4x4x2″ canvases and wrap around the edges.

Zero Sum Game at the Folk Tree

Posted on Sep 30, 2015 in blog, Functional Art, Sculpture | No Comments
Zero Sum Game at the Folk Tree

The Day of the Dead is upon us and there is no better way to celebrate, than attending the 32nd Annual Day of the Dead Show at the Folk Tree in Pasadena. My entry this year is a riff on the Mayan Ball hoop at Chichen-Itza in Mexico. If you haven’t been, add it to […]

Seascapes & Seashores Celebrated at Santa Clarita City Hall

Event: Seascapes and Seashores Where: Santa Clarita City Hall, 23920 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita, CA 91355 When: Through March 29th 2015 Reception: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 from 7:00-9PM Please join the City of Santa Clarita’s City Council, City of Santa Clarita Arts Commission, and Arts and Events Office on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, from 7:00 […]

PiGMOvie

Posted on Feb 27, 2015 in blog, Monsanto Gardens | No Comments
PiGMOvie

Monsanto Gardens releases its first animated short called PiGMOvie! You can watch it in an endless loop right here: This is just one of many new developments on the horizon. We’ll keep you posted!

Solo Show at UUCC in Santa Monica

Posted on Dec 30, 2014 in blog, mirror, paper mache, papier-mache, Sculpture, Wall Art | No Comments
Solo Show at UUCC in Santa Monica

Solo Show at UUCC in Santa Monica

Season’s Greetings from Monsanto Gardens!

Posted on Dec 20, 2014 in blog, Monsanto Gardens | No Comments
Season’s Greetings from Monsanto Gardens!

Everybody here at Monsanto Gardens wishes you happy holidays with family and friends filled with good GMO food and cheer. The halls are decked, the candles are lit, the cookies are baked. Let’s pig out!