Artist's images, musings, and observations
about life in the time of corona

Artist's images, musings, and observations about life in the time of corona

Omicron Edition 2022

Of Fire and Optimism

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As fate would have it, this painting is hanging right now at the Provincetown Art Museum, in a group show in their spacious exhibition gallery. “In the Spirit of Fire”...

What About the Grownups?

A friend who’s a teacher tells me that adults need recess. Every day. Especially now. The Merriam-Webster dictionary says that recess means "a suspension of business or procedure for the purpose...

Pandemic Flashes

For over thirty years, I've been drawn to photography to express my imagination and vision, and to invite people into the world of my visual stories and poems. Since 2009,...

Where Do We Go From Here?

I love to paint roads. For me, they are metaphors for broader aspects of our lives. What’s ahead? What will we find around the corner? Where does this lead? These...

Democracy: A Work in Process

Democracy, like this mask, is a work in progress, often messy and confusing but hopefully with time will come clarity. Let's hope we can emerge from this chaotic historic moment,...

Soldiering On

During a recent photo walk, I saw a face-shielded woman and was intrigued by her personal PPE—her semi floppy headgear was different from the rigid shields I've been seeing in...

PL Recommends: Week 2

This week’s lineup  includes an article on pandemic art created by one publication’s readers (some quite impressive)…a look at how  British sculptor Sir Antony Gormly and the infamous Bansky are...


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In the beginning of the quarantine, I used my fiber skills in the way I thought most helpful while also keeping me a bit saner.  It didn't hurt that my...

Los Angeles Pandemic Life

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Los Angeles has experienced a vivid shift in daily life since the beginning of the pandemic. Bars and restaurants are operating at limited capacity, small businesses are shuttering, and social...

Stress and Uncertainty in the Time of COVID-19

Look around.  The signs are everywhere—lives lost and transformed in the year of the pandemic. One doesn’t need to be a psychologist to see the widespread effects of COVID-19 on...