art exhibition: sismo

This past February, I took part in two group exhibitions based on the theme of the tragic earthquake that struck the island of Terceira near Angra do Heroismo in 1980.  One exhibition took place in January at the Angra Cultural Center.  However, I was sadly, unable to attend that art opening.  I was able to attend... Continue Reading →

365 good days: #352

I got another tattoo (sorry, mama).  I love it though--I wanted a jellyfish, because I find them captivating and they remind me of this amazingly gorgeous and unique island.  I have been so tremendously blessed to live here.  I also wanted something feminine, hence the lace.  The artist did a beautiful job--I couldn't be happier... Continue Reading →

image progression: …the beauty, left behind

A couple of months ago, I was asked to take part in a local group exhibition commemorating the earthquake that struck Terceira on January 1, 1980.  Many of the abandoned spaces captured in  my Sonhos Melancholia exhibition are also remnants from this disaster.  I have explained my captivation with this spaces in previous posts (nature... Continue Reading →

ancient gods and contemporary circumstances (II)

Last night was the opening for my Ancient Gods and Contemporary Circumstances exhibition.  I had previously displayed this body of work earlier this year at the Academia de Juventude, shortly after its completion.  I am very proud of this recent series, and I have received a generally positive response.  I think many people share my fascination... Continue Reading →

365 good days: #332

Today, the Lajes Field Girl Scouts hosted the Mutt Strut fundraiser.  This was a delightful event to gain funds for our Girl Scouts, but also--they were helping raise money for Recomeco, a local organization that helps abandoned and stray animals on the island of Terceria.  These people work tirelessly, and I am amazed by their... Continue Reading →

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