Work produced at the 23rd St Studio, an incubator of creativity led by an extraordinary thinker. His teaching philosophy promotes connection, authentic reaction and curiosity; a remarkably kindred state to what I found in the Orient studying Chinese brushwork.
Posting work on Pinterest/jarthda provided feedback, inspiration and an early model for collaboration. Here we exchange photos, music, drawing and life. The initial desire to start telling stories starts now.
Invitation through a Couch Surfer I hosted in SF. Now he hosts me. I attend his drawing circle at Vrije Universiteit Brussel. When we met, he was testing a molecular counting device in Silicon Valley for this very University.
A domestic flight to Przemyśl and a shuttle to the Ukrainian boarder where I walked across to meet Ivona in Lviv. The last we set eyes on each other just two weeks before the Maidan Revolution; now a mother to her new country.