September 18, 2019

I took down my artwork “El sueño americano”from Petaluma Arts Center, and the portrait of “Dountes” from O’Hanlon Center for the Arts. I appreciate all the positive feedback I received about these pieces! 

I am now preparing to set up two altars for Día de los Muertos.


August 9, 2019

The opening reception for the Bay Area Women Artists Exhibition at the O'Hanlon Center for the Arts was a wonderful event in a beautiful setting. It is an honor to be part of this show!

11th Annual
Bay Area Women Artists

Juried by Donna Seager & Suzanne Gray

August 1 – 22...

July 20, 2019

How exciting! One of my most recent art pieces was selected to be part of the 11th Annual Bay Area Women Artists Exhibition at O'Hanlon Center for the Arts in Mill Valley, California. It is one of 40 selected from 475 individual pieces. What an honor!

"Dountes" was pain...

July 7, 2019

Today was the Opening Reception for the Petaluma Arts Center Exhibition titled: Walls.

I had a piece in this show titled "El Sueño Americano." I loved how they presented it with great lighting and nice spacing on the wall.

It was an honor to be part of a show with so man...

June 17, 2019

Painting from life at 23rd Street Studio in San Francisco

Acrylic on wood

Amazing model: Dountes

I was so excited they were offering a double long pose yesterday. I always feel I need more time, no matter how much time is given. I worked with acrylic directly on wood, and...

June 12, 2019

Mission Neighborhood Health Center interviewed Emma and me about our Roots and Wings traveling show, and they wrote an article which has just been published in their Spring 2019 Newsletter

MNHC Spring 2019 Newsletter

June 1, 2019

Walls: A National Juried Art Exhibition

Petaluma Arts Center

Exhibition Dates: July 6 – August 31, 2019

Exhibition Theme: Walls

“…Before I built a wall I’d ask to know

What I was walling in or walling out,

And to whom I was like to give offense.

Something there is that doe...

June 1, 2019

1240 Valencia Street, Mission District, San Francisco

May 4, 2019

Lately I have been doing a lot of writing and illustrating. I feel like I'm juggling ideas and languages! Hopefully I'll start seeing the ship(s) emerging from the fog soon.

Works in progress:​

  • "Roots and Wings"- graphic novel in English

  • "The Smell of Awe"- (col...

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