I was given months to live, and I had to make arrangements -- fast. No one could actually tell me how much time I had, but I felt awful, and we were in the height of the pandemic. I had already made a Will years before due to my ongoing health problems since my first… Continue reading How-To Prepare for Death as an Artist
Lately things have been weird but good, too. I've gotten quite a bit of press and features which is nice. It's always hard to cut through the noise of media in general, and I never know who sees my work, who reads about it, if they come across it in unexpected places, if they even… Continue reading Paintings in Print (and on 7 inch records)
In the meantime, I've been doing a lot of talking about life and death and all that, and people want to know more, I suppose.
These days I just assume everyone knows, and that does seem to be the case. My prognosis was months, not years, but even though I was supposed to die in August I am still here. After two more rounds of chemotherapy that has kicked my ass so intensely (even with a break in Hawaii) that… Continue reading Still Here
I've been pestered to do a GoFundMe or something similar for the last four years since my cancer-related surgeries seem never ending. I just had my second one in 6 months months, and it sucks. My freelance job as a transcriptionist suffered when I lost my main client in March because, well, I was too drugged up… Continue reading My Anti-Crowdfunding Art Sale