Tag: day of the dead

Day of the Dead 2013

This year’s Day of the Dead was very special. The fall here in PDX was absolutely spectacular, and this is from someone who saw dozens of autumns in Vermont. I had a few pieces in the annual show at Guardino Gallery, and did an installation at Howl with my girl Lynzee Lynx. Played music with my girls Kris Deelane and… Read more →

Everything is amazing.

Fall is my favorite. It was my mother’s favorite, too. In Vermont, there was a riot of color, sometimes only for a week or so, before trees went skeletal and winter set in for 6 or 7 months. So it was a bitter sweet time, and here in Oregon, it just seems to go on and on. It’s…amazing. I had… Read more →

Sugar Skull makeup self portrait

Days of the Dead

I lived in Mexico for a semester in college.  It was right after my mom passed away (she was a hospice nurse and was 49 when she died, but that’s another story).  I was in Mexico City, and also Oaxaca. I spent some time at Frida Kahlo’s house in Coyoacan, and wept next to her bed where her body cast… Read more →