Weird Enough for Ya?

Vortex with Turbulence, Oil on Canvas, 44″ x 44″ A famous quote by Hunter S. Thompson goes: “It never got weird enough for me.” Wondering if it’s weird enough for…

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Staying Home

Ripple Effect (work in progress) oil on board, 20″ x 20″ Emergency response mechanisms in our bodies increase our metabolism, heart rate and cellular respiration. We get ready for action,…

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Modular Math Circles

Lately, I have been exploring Modular Math Circles, inspired by this video by The Mathologer. Also big thanks to nektro.net for posting modular multiplication app. Modular Math Circle 6, mixed…

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The Dreaded Artist’s Statement

I don’t know any artist who likes to write an artist statement, but it is something we must do. I tackled the task last weekend starting with a brainstorm of…

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Transformation Spiral

We did it! Thanks to the Visitor Center Art Camp (VCAC) and Team Spiral we made a giant walking spiral in Ewen, Michigan. The Transformation Spiral, an interconnected double-spiral measuring…

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Earth Spiral – Land Art

White Rock Spiral, 60″ x 55″ by Julie JAO, 2019 I am about to set sail so to speak on an artist residency in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The…

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“Spider’s Web Diatom”

Spider’s Web Diatom, Egg Tempera on Board, 16″ x 16″ Searching for geometric patterns in nature, I found diatoms. This painting based on a “spiders-web” diatom is made with homemade…

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The Allure of the Grid

The Allure of the Grid The arcs are drawn. The grid develops. The first crossings of lines come as a surprise. The gentle sweeps of the compass rock back and…

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Hilma af Klint at the Guggenheim

The Most Visited Exhibition in Guggenheim’s History. I saw it. I flew to NYC to see “Paintings for the Future by Hilma af Klint” at the Guggenheim. On Saturday, April…

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