New Painting: Carmel

Pop Surrealist portrait by Arabella Proffer

12x12" oil on panel. You can adopt her over here. This painting I spent a lot of time on for a specific show at Auguste Clown Gallery in Melbourne. I shouldn't have agreed to do the show, as making this painting took time away from work on my upcoming solo show. A week before I… Continue reading New Painting: Carmel

New Interview + Art in Aspen

If you'd like to give it a read, Dirge Magazine did a pretty extensive interview with me about medical history, writing, and being an extrovert artist. And if you happen to be visiting Aspen, Colorado,  I have two paintings in the "Subtle Gaze" group show put on by Max Kauffman at the Crystal Palace in Aspen,… Continue reading New Interview + Art in Aspen

Friendship Friday Gift Guide

I hate shopping. Well, I hate being around sales people, and other people, and... well usually I know what I want and I go right for the thing. Sometimes I experience something wonderful, like at Saks or at Rubenstein's . Any high-end place that does it right by giving me samples and champagne. But really,… Continue reading Friendship Friday Gift Guide

Tiny Trifecta 2015

  I'm pleased to say I will be participating again in "Tiny Trifecta" at The Cotton Candy Machine in Brooklyn, NY this summer. June 6th - July 5th Artists are doing 3 small pieces each, and they include: John Baizley / Dilek Baykara / Melinda Beck / Andrew Bell / Andrei Bouzikov / Iain Burke… Continue reading Tiny Trifecta 2015

Motivational Talk: Radio Guest on LoLo Knows

If you ever wanted hear me blab about the music industry, art, Joan Crawford, my awesome husband, and why after everything I've been through medically I just suck it up (despite a cat sitting on my catheter bag), well then, you are in luck! I was invited to co-host on motivational talk show LoLoKnows earlier this week. Fair… Continue reading Motivational Talk: Radio Guest on LoLo Knows

New Painting: Snow Dove

A little 5x7" painting I did using the left over globs of paint from a larger commission I've been working on. I've had a bad habit since an instructor at Art Center College of Design told me to always squeeze out more than I need. Well, that gets expensive with oil paint, and wasteful in… Continue reading New Painting: Snow Dove

My Anti-Crowdfunding Art Sale

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