Looky, It’s My Booky!

For those of you attending the opening reception for "Ephemeral Antidotes" on Saturday, January 7th, there will be copies of my book available! Taking inspiration from artists of the Renaissance to Rococo periods, contemporary artist Arabella Proffer has re-imagined the mannerist portrait with a pop surrealist twist. After researching fashion history, heraldry, and peerage protocol,… Continue reading Looky, It’s My Booky!

This Painting Took Way Too Long!

My solo show "Ephemeral Antidotes" will open at Articulated Gallery in San Francisco, CA on January 7th, 2012 This will be a little different for me in that the work will be larger, as well as more surreal, with narratives addressing old medical practices and superstitions. I'll have some tiny icon portraits in the show,… Continue reading This Painting Took Way Too Long!

Planning Ahead: Book and a Solo Show

Two big things happening art-wise for me. I'll be doing a book coming out on Cooperative Press of my "National Portrait Gallery of Kessa" paintings! I actually don't think I'll have room to include all of them -- too many, really -- but it will be a good survey and give the full biographies as… Continue reading Planning Ahead: Book and a Solo Show