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Praxis Makes Perfect | Trial & Error: On Teaching with Beverly Fishman

10 Feb

My newest article for Art21 features an interview with my mentor in graduate school, Beverly Fishman, who shares her thoughts on being a teaching artist. Read the entire post here.

“Being an artist is a very rich and self-directed life. The rewards are great because you are living out your own vision, but you have to work very hard at it.” — Beverly Fishman

Image courtesy of the artist and Galerie Richard, New York, NY.


Top 10 Memes of Occupy Wall Street

29 Dec

Occupy Wall Street!

I wrote an article for Art21 on Occupy Wall Street and how it has been shaped by its internet memes. You can read the article, “Top 10 Memes of Occupy Wall Street” here.

Below are several images that did not make the cut…

Happy Holidays!

Love,

Jacquelyn

F for Fre$h! | Praxis Makes Perfect

12 Dec

In my post this month for Art21, Artist Beverly Fre$h and author Gigi Rosenberg offer pointers on funding for artists. Read the article here.

End-troducing | Praxis Makes Perfect

14 Oct

My first post for the new column Praxis Makes Perfect at Art21 is now online! In this post, I introduce myself to readers.

I have also included a selection of work and a few words from 13 recent MFA graduates. Check out what they have to say about being a young artist!

Here is the link to the article, “End-troducing” | Art21.

Big thanks to all the artists who contributed to this post:

Amanda Long, N. Sean Glover, Ely Kim, Christian Benefiel, Christi Birchfield, Mary Reid Kelley, Johanna Wolfe, Jordan Wayne Long, Robin Walker, Brie Ruais, Brendan Clark Smith, Lauren Ruth, Joy Holland, Satoru Nihei, Santtu Mustonen

Read, share, comment!

Introducing “Praxis Makes Perfect”

23 Sep

I will be writing for a new column about emerging artists beginning this fall for Art21. My first post for “Praxis Makes Perfect” will be posted on the 13th of October. In the meantime, you can read the introductory post for the new column here.

Thank you again to Santtu Mustonen for designing the logo (above).

I am what is around me

17 Jul
Self Portrait, 2011, oil on board, 8 x 10 inches

“Theory”

I am what is around me.

Women understand this.
One is not duchess
A hundred yards from a carriage.

These, then are portraits:
A black vestibule;
A high bed sheltered by curtains.

These are merely instances.

–from my own tattered copy of Wallace Stevens, The Collected Poems, page 86

Vintage Books, New York, copyright 1982


More Portraits…

13 Jul

Tuomas, 2011, oil on panel, 5 x 7 inches

Tuomas (II), 2011, oil on panel, 9 x 12 inches