Sunset Trip book party at Rough Trade East.

I'm going to London for the first time since 1992. It was Halloween, the first *legal* rave in London I got to dance at for a bit, on top of visiting various house parties. It was a whirlwind 24 hours and forgot all the purchases I made in Piccadilly in my hotel room. I also… Continue reading Sunset Trip book party at Rough Trade East.

The North: A Trip to Scotland and Yorkshire

We spent a few weeks filled with train travel, art museums, museums, carb loading, tea, cats, dance clubs and meeting-up with friends. 

Goodbye Horses: A Song and a Mystery

A new article has been written about Q and the now storied song "Goodbye Horses". I can tell you for a fact it wasn't until after my friend Bill passed away almost a decade ago, that all of the real interest sprouted.

Ellendea Proffer Teasley in Cleveland!

Hey, did you know my mom is a bestseller in Russia? Well, the English translation of her latest book has just come out and she will be doing talks both at Cleveland Public Library (Monday, October 2nd at 6pm) and at my favorite bookstore in the world, Loganberry Books (Tuesday, Oct 3rd at 7pm) You… Continue reading Ellendea Proffer Teasley in Cleveland!

Life Imitates Art: Cardiac Edition

Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy cover by Arabella Proffer

I'm really happy that my painting "Outcast" made the cover of a medical journal, my first! Ironically a day after I saw this my husband had a horrible accident related to his heart surgery. He blacked out while running on a treadmill and was thrown. His heart stopped for about two minute and there just… Continue reading Life Imitates Art: Cardiac Edition

An Empty Calendar Is Death, After All

This will be very different work for me and it's the first time I'll be having a dedicated show of the new direction I've been going in. I read a horoscope a few months back saying that for me, as a Gemini, unveiling a new creative direction in public in June was the worst time to do so and it would not be well received. I normally don't put much stock into horoscopes -- let alone the Astro Twins -- but the description was a little too on the mark and specific with my situation as I was negotiating a gallery space. I'm glad the show got moved to the late fall!