A few days ago I came across this tweet. How timely! https://twitter.com/IndigenousBeads/status/1324073763101618176?s=20 I have always been a single project artist. Only a few months ago I started noticing that a lot of people that I follow on Instagram work on multiple projects at once. I started thinking that although it may interrupt the sense of... Continue Reading →
Feeling aggressive? You’re not alone.
Last weekend, I was assaulted on the street in broad daylight. I was walking on the sidewalk and a woman crossed the street to come and yell at me for no reason. In more colorful language than I am willing to write here, she told me to get out of there, spit at me and... Continue Reading →
Beaded coronal brain sections are on their way
For the past few weeks I have been really slacking off on the art side. I have been keeping up with posting on social media and my blog, but in reality I have not been doing as much beadwork as I should be. I finally forced myself to finish the 3rd brain slice and... Continue Reading →
Attraction, 2019 – Stem cells travel to Canada
The stem cell revolution When I was in graduate school, I had to perform weekly dissections of neonatal rat brains to isolate primary neurons for my experiments. It was not a particularly enjoyable process and an ungrateful one too. After spending 2 – 3 hours meticulously dissecting a dozen brains under a microscope, I would... Continue Reading →
My new brain art project is off to the races!
With the exception of "The Brain Project", which showed the amazing connectedness of the human nervous system, I have spent the last few months fiddling around with some small home decor art projects while incubating the next big SciArt idea. Then I spent another month thinking of the engineering logistics needed to put it together. ... Continue Reading →