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The Most Clever Woman

I tend to be most productive when there is an event or goal on the horizon. This piece, along with about 50 works by members (ranging from students to masters) of the Society for Calligraphy, is currently on display at the Bowers MuseumΒ in Santa Ana. “East Meets West: an Expression of Culture” runs from today to Sunday, February 4th, and compliments the current exhibit on the Empress Dowager Cixi at Bowers.

This piece was inspired by one of the empress dowager’s many paintings and cites one of her quotes, which I feel really sums up her influence on China and also the world. She was a formidable and controversial figure. I learned so much from reading “Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China,” by author Jung Chang. Thanks to everyone, especially Jenny Allen who worked so hard to make this exhibit happen!

Watercolor, gouache, and walnut ink on 90 lb Arches hot press, 12″x 16″.

Find a Place You Trust

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I’ve been keeping this one under wraps, but now I can show the whole piece!

It was truly an honor to be invited by Old School New School’s Copperplate Collective to participate in their Someday Is Now exhibition inspired by Corita Kent. It will be at the Abbotsford Convent in Melbourne, Australia from Nov 6-8. I wish I could attend in person, it will no doubt be wonderful. Thanks again Veronica and Madeline!