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Twisted District

Twisted District
This collection of paintings span a period of the past three years, yet I haven’t shown them. You can see a progression in style and technique with these works, but they are all still very much from me.
Twisted District Brew Co.is located at:
3840 West Chinden BLVD. Ste. 110

Garden City, ID
(westbound side of the street)

These paintings form a narrative based on subverting messages, changing appearances, and keeping certain truths obscure. Everyone paints their own image, either via social media, the clothes we wear, the friends we have, the stories we tell. All of it composes the idea of who we are and how we are perceived.

“subverting messages, changing appearances, and keeping certain truths obscure.”

These works hold no malice, no ill intent, they just make a visual for the social navigation of our modern lives. Like camouflage amongst foliage or foggy dreams and memories; these works represent finding safe spaces and the nerve to wake up and do it all over again.
Thank you so much to Twisted District Brew Co. for lending me the space to share my work. It really means a lot to get such an opportunity.
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THE OTHER ART FAIR — VIRTUAL EDITIONS LOS ANGELES

The Other Art Fair - Prints
Virtual Editions

LOS ANGELES

3/30 - 4/4
Virtual Editions

POST ACCESS

If you missed the virtual event, you can see screen-recorded clips of my booth and other multimedia elements.
COMING SOON

Multimedia Elements

The Other Art Fair Los Angeles returned for a much-anticipated 5th edition this March 30-April 4 with its inaugural Virtual Edition Fair, hosted fully online.

Presented by Saatchi Art, in partnership with Bombay Sapphire®, L.A.’s favorite artist showcase offers a robust cross-section of the most exciting contemporary art being made today.

Featuring over 100 emerging and independent artists from 16 countries and 18 U.S. states, this spring’s lineup was selected by a committee of art world experts, including

Eva Chimento
Director at Telluride Gallery of Fine Art
Pauli Ochi
Director at Ochi Projects & Ochi Gallery
Rebecca Wilson
Chief Curator and VP Art Advisory at Saatchi Art
Tatiana Reinoza
Assistant Professor of Art History at the University of Notre Dame
Nicole Garton
Fair Director 

INTRODUCTIONS

A NEW WAY TO EXPERIENCE ART — SAFELY FROM HOME

Step into a new dimension in 2021 – the third dimension that is! Experience a virtual world like no ‘other’ and enjoy The Other Art Fair online with our new Virtual Editions Fairs.

Nicole Garton, Fair Director, lead a VIP tour with 3 artists from the fair in this tour. I was one of the selected artists, appearing third in the video zoom session.

I, of course, can’t watch it myself much because I cringe at myself on camera, but it was a good learning experience and help to get more comfortable talking about my art in a public forum. Practice makes perfect, right?

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North by Northwest

YAM NXNW

Billings, Montana

North by Northwest

JURIED ART SHOW

JULY 18 — OCT 10, 2019

The Yellowstone Art Museum is proud to present North by Northwest, The YAM’s first annual juried art exhibition, on view from July 18 – October 10, 2019. The show was conceived by the Yellowstone Art Museum as a way to feature up and coming contemporary artists from across the country, and giving some the opportunity to be accessioned in to the YAM’s permanent collection. The show features 55 artists from 18 states, selected from a pool of nearly 300 entries from 43 states. The works selected run the gamut from traditional oil on canvas paintings to avant-garde interactive sculptural work.

The public is invited to vote on their favorite piece in the exhibition until September 11th. The winning piece will be awarded the People’s Choice Award at the reception on September 12, 2019 along with the Juror’s Choice and Purchase Awards.

Two Can Play At This (in situ)

artists

Norma Alonzo, Phyllis Anderson, Brooke Atherton, Jesse Blumenthal, Kelsey Bowen, Paige Bowman, Richard Buswell, Boyd Carson, Michael Chaney, Brittney Denham, Sandy Dingman, Catherine Eaton Skinner, Candace Forrette, Fay Golson, Gail Gurman, Michael Haykin, Bruce Helander, Harper Henry, Eva Isaksen, Esther Jacks, Penny Jenkins, Justin John, Claire B Jones, Michael Jorgensen, Hooshang Khorasani, Marian Kirst, Mary Koenig, Ken Konchel, Hannah Kraus, Nyd Kraushaar, Mai La Thai, RoseMarie London, Kitrina Marcroft, Robert Mars, Karyn Mehus, David Mensing, Ann Maureen Meyer, Susan Moldenhauer, Rosella Mosteller, Ryan Parker, Regina Quinn, Jeremy Rabus, Maggy Rozycki Hiltner, Nora Schreiber, Fred Scruton, Mark Stafford, Michael Stanish, Susan Stone, Dave Thomas, Harriette Tsosie, Marissa Voytenko, Gregory Wilhelmi, Jenny Wong-Stanley, and Peggy Wyman.

The jurying was conducted by Julia Andrews, Director of the Coral Springs Museum of Art, who had this to say about the selection process, “Without hesitation I can say that considering the entries for the North by Northwest was a true honor and privilege for me….It should be noted that with over 500 entries there were no entries without merit. Each and every work was thoroughly examined and appreciated for the ingenuity and creative process that delivered the beautiful artistic outcome. It was evident that all submissions had individual strengths and could have received some form of recognition. I resolved… to select work that is of museum quality demonstrated by a high level of skill in technique, composition and presentation. I was deliberate in choosing works that I felt would pique the interest and curiosity of the viewer. In the end, I am proud of the exhibition and believe this show represents the finest artworks submitted. The excellence of these works made the final award process arduous at best, but I feel certain the choices are well deserved.”

Two Can Play At This

Two Can Play At This

2019

Acrylic, gouache, charcoal and ink on stretched canvas;
archival matte varnish.
36 x 36 x 1.5 inches

I’m truly honored to have my work chosen as one of the 55 artists showing for this exhibition. Moments like this make all the time and effort I put into my work feel a bit more justified. The moments of questioning whether I’m making the right choices, the self-doubt, feelings of insecurity, they all start to feel a bit easier to swallow and keep pushing myself forward.

contact information

General Information
Amanda Daniel
curatorial@artmuseum.org
(406) 256-6804 x228

Exhibition Sponsorship
Ryan Cremer
development@artmuseum.org
(406) 256-6804 x226

AFFILIATE LINKS

The Billings Cultural Partners (BCP) are creating an entire 10 day event kicking off with the reception for the North by Northwest Exhibition at YAM. Events will be taking place all around Billings, for more information, check out the following link.

N-Nwest-Logo
I’m also looking forward to visiting Billings when it doesn’t look like this.

Just saying.

AFFILIATE LINKS

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So exciting! YAM Art Auction 51 opens January 25, 2019 with a One-Night-Only Silent Auction. For more info visit artmuseum.org > upcoming exhibitions
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