My husband and I arrived on the island of Terceira on the evening of March 31, 2011. Outside, it was already dark and the wind was fierce (we later heard it had blown over a shipment delivery truck in the Base Exchange parking lot). We had been delayed leaving London, and thus, barely caught our Lisbon... Continue Reading →
For my artist date, I returned to my favorite swimming hole on the island--one final time before we move to North Dakota. I brought my favorite little white dog, watched the sun set and took photos. It was perfect--and a little sad. I have loved living here.
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 →
This is the second work I created for a local group exhibition. (My first piece, ...the beauty, left behind, and a longer explanation of the exhibition's theme can be found here.)
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 →
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 →