Amanda Gorman is my new creative hero. At age 22 she has become the youngest Inaugural Poet in history as she delivered her original poem, "The Hill We Climb," at the Capitol during the 2021 inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Her powerful performance is even more impressive given the fact... Continue Reading →
"What did you do during the pandemic?" As an artist, the expected answer was that I had plenty of time to create new art. Or work on my film. I did neither. Instead, I made wine. Most will agree that 2020 was the year from hell for everyone except Jeff Bezos. Mine actually started... Continue Reading →
Even though we are still self-isolating, there is a certain adjustment to this COVID lifestyle thrust upon us by this coronavirus pandemic. It involves Beauty.
I wasn’t going to make a New Year’s Resolution this year. Over the decades, I’ve already attempted the obvious ones – where I’ll lose weight, make my first million, find the love of my life, quit my day job, become an artist. (I did manage to achieve the last two, and the rest…..well, they’re still... Continue Reading →
I used to wear black at my exhibitions. Back when I lived in Montreal and was regularly touring the gallery circuit at the beginning of my career, I noticed that many artists wore black at their art openings like it was some sort of unwritten rule. I also saw that there were artists who wore... Continue Reading →