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I Was There Too

I Was There Too

by Annette Plasencia


Three Nineties Paintings

Three Nineties Paintings

by Andrea Lambert Forgotten Acrylic, mixed media, fake fur, 24 x 18, 1997 John Oils, 28 x 29, 1995 Fear Oils, duct tape, mixed media, shoelace, 11 x 23, 1995


Cascade

Cascade

by Carlos Franco “Cascade” 24″ x 36″, Oil on Canvas, 2016


Elisa Keir: Totemic Catalyst Hunting Guide

Elisa Keir: Totemic Catalyst Hunting Guide

Totemic Catalyst Hunting Guide


Kathleen McCloud: Border Crossing

Kathleen McCloud: Border Crossing

Ernest Williamson III: Between Jazz and the Blues

Ernest Williamson III: Between Jazz and the Blues

Guillermo Filice Castro: Reflections

Guillermo Filice Castro: Reflections

Abid Husain: Shadow Self

Abid Husain: Shadow Self

Fabrice Poussin: In the Mission

Fabrice Poussin: In the Mission

Michael Bergt: The Fall

Michael Bergt: The Fall

Edie Tsong: Chat Series

Edie Tsong: Chat Series

I grew up in a tri-lingual household, and language often felt like a barrier to communication. What I find these days, however, is not language, but intention and delivery as silent barriers. So often what one says is clouded by the way it is said. In this ongoing series, I explore delivery, intent, and relationship […]


Eliza Evans: Iceberg

Eliza Evans: Iceberg

Iceberg


Allen Forrest: Inks and Oils

Vancouver, B.C. Beatty Street, oil on canvas panel, 8x10

Anne Staveley: Face Covered and Big Bird, Little Bird

Anne Staveley: Face Covered and Big Bird, Little Bird

Face Covered Big Bird, Little Bird  


Gray Jacobik: Waterscapes

Cities Weeping into the Violet Sea

  Why I am Not a Poet . . . . ahh, Painter . . . . ahh, Poet . . . . ahh Painter . . . My current lover, painting, was my first (from adolescence to my late 20s), and for a decade (2002 to 2012) I moved back and forth between writing […]


Laura Jensen

BokFest 1

    In drawing [class], I was given the only lesson in preservation. One drawing teacher took us through steps on how to preserve our stack of drawings. In poetry, publishing is a kind of broadcasting. Never heard how to preserve our stack of poems. Laura Jensen


Lynda Schor

Gladiolas 2

      About Writing & Visual Art Though I enjoyed writing I didn’t intend to become a writer. I wanted to be a painter. I studied at The Cooper Union, and all my training was in the visual arts. When I graduated I married another painter and we worked (he in advertising) and rented […]


John Gilgun

#1

  I hesitated for months before I decided to participate in this project. My reason for the hesitation follows. I hesitated because  — though I knew my essay had to begin with this  — I did not want to revisit the period of my life when, out of bitterness & frustration, I complained too much about what […]


The Figurative Cubism of Alexandre Nodopaka

Angels

Angels, weavers, bullfighters and field workers from the desktop of Alexandre Nodopaka.


Gilbert Rangel: Entropia

Gilbert Rangel: Entropia

Much like his work using found bits of trash to create his fantastical sculptures, Hinchas found Gilbert Rangel by accident when a visiting houseguest from Vacaville mentioned her friend’s father and his artwork. Some art may be criticized as trash but Rangel’s art is, quite literally, rubbish: bottle caps, small bits of chain, lost earrings, paper clips and fish hooks. Rangel is part of […]


Trina Drotar: Two Paintings

Rainy Night on the Boardwalk

2014, Wax and Ink

"This comes from a photo taken in Old Sacramento one drizzly evening when the water mixed with the oils on the boardwalk and brought up the colors I tried to recreate.  This is a heavily layered painting that also incorporates reduction." ---T. Drotar

Trina L. Drotar is a visual and literary artist whose work has been exhibited internationally and is held in several collections, notably the National Museum of Women in the Arts and Sacramento City College. Awards include ArtWear 97, Crosby Commons Solo and SMEFA Gold. “Ink Play” is her recent book. She has curated several shows, […]


First Morning of the Early Third World and other drawings

First Morning of the Early Third World and other drawings

by Arturo Desimone

Arturo Desimone was born and raised in Aruba to parents of immigrant origins; at the age of 20 he emigrated to the Netherlands. After 6 years he left the Netherlands to lead a nomadic way of life better enabling writing and making drawings […]


¡Si Se Puede!

¡Si Se Puede!

by José-Luis Orozco
Performed by Esme Ramirez

En 
este
 mundo
tan
 lindo 
y 
tan 
grande
yo
 soy 
único,
yo
 soy 
especial, […]


Whispering Trees: an Illustrated Poem

Whispering Trees: an Illustrated Poem

by Rocío S. Ares and Yolanda Oreiro