A follow up to A Field Guide to Color, the Color Meditation Deck offers over 500 prompts for folks to explore creating their own color meditations.
Five contemporary artists create new work in response to the artist Ruth Asawa and The Garden of Remembrance, a memorial to Japanese American incarceration during WWII located on the SFSU campus. Featuring: Mark Baugh-Sasaki, Tina Kashiwagi, Paul Kitagaki, Jr., Lisa Solomon, TT Takemoto. The catalog features essays from Lewis Kawahara, Weston Teruya, and Patricia Wakida. Opening reception: Saturday, February 24, 1 to 3pm Closing reception: Saturday, April 6, 1 to 3pm
is an oakland, california based mixed media artist, author, educator, and occasional curator
who has been teaching [at Bay Area Colleges and classes around the world] for almost 20 years. As a Hapa she continually explores ideas, spaces and materials that are in-between. A self declared color geek, she is profoundly interested in bridging the gaps between being creative, living creatively, creating community, and making a living as a creative.learn more
the latest news + exhibitions
CHROMA installation in SF Chinatown
A Beautiful Mess
Solo exhbition San Luis Obispo Museum
Cellular Memory at San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, Curated by Emma Saperstein and on exhibit from June 2 and thru August 28, 2023. A mini retrospective of several bodies of work, along with a newly commissioned large french knot piece installed in an Amime [Japanese Fishing Net] pattern. This exhibition was reviewed in the SLO New Times and also LA Weekly
entitled "But Where Are you From From?" is the work I've been creating over the pandemic. All about my identity and this very question I've been asked my whole life I've made 21 self portraits outfitted in places people have assumed or asked if I've from (above is Mongolia) and 5 life size color portraits in the clothing of my actual ethnic heritage. This show closed Dec. 23rd 2022 and was reviewed in Atillery Magazine. All the work is now viewable on my Portfolio Page.
A little interview of yours truly on Canvas Rebel
Stunning photos of the Hermosa Beach home that houses a blue knot installation were featured in July's edition of Wallpaper Magazine
Making Meaning Podcast with Ruth Singer
Artist Ruth Singer and I dicsucss our studio practices and so much more in Making Meaning Episode 35
The WPA is alive and well
Celebrating Brown with Christopher Rivas
Actor/Author Christopher Rivas and I dicsucss the color brown on his podcast Brown Enough
Craft Hangout Podcast
I talked to Craft Hangout about the Color Meditation Deck, my show at Walter Maciel and a lot of other art related things Listen Here.
Since 2016 I have been curating and organizing small art and good auctions on instagram that raise money for people and organizations doing good in the world - from the ACLU, to World Central Kitchen, to food banks, COVID relief, the San Jose Sewing Academy and beyond, it is our hope that these small stones will make larger ripples.