The Making of Huipil

I have just finished my first huipil-inspired piece titled Huipil Blanco. Many of my pieces gestate for a long time and Huipil Blanco was no exception. Like in my piece Kimono, I used the huipil, a traditional women’s blouse, as my inspiration. The references included images of Frida Kahlo’s clothing that are now on view […]

Looking back on 2016 France Residency

Since it was fall and a bit chilly, there were no other residents. We each had a private bedroom and also a writing or drawing studio. We settled into a rhythm of working most of the day, taking rambles through the beautiful countryside in the late afternoon and making a communal dinner with our Residency […]