It’s beginning to shape up.

My studio practice that is. I’m finally beginning some new work…fragmented bits of observation mashed with internal processing and formal play inspired by my son. Until I have something to show, here is a study – O’s forms animated:

We’re #74 on this stellar list of books!

  No Small Plans shares the docket with some really great books on cities on this list: 101 books about where and how we live Recommended reading from urban experts and Curbed contributors By Alissa Walker, Patrick Sisson, and Sara Polsky  Nov 22, 2017, 9:00am EST Illustrations by Paige Vickers https://www.curbed.com/2017/11/22/16679866/best-books-cities-black-friday-cyber-monday

Teen Studio at the 2017 Chicago Biennial

Deon Reed and I taught a No Small Plans Workshop for CAF’s Teen Studios at the 2017 Chicago Biennial. We read excerpts of Chapter 2, shared a bit about our own backstory and development of character and narrative around our neighborhoods of Logan Square and Englewood, and got students thinking about their own neighborhoods, particularly examining…

NO SMALL PLANS in human hands

It’s here! The first print of NO SMALL PLANS.   Initial Launch The team participated in a teen launch (CAF gave away a batch of books to teens directly) at the Weinberg Gallery as part of the exhibition Bold Disobedience on July 20th, and then had our official release party / book-signing for Kickstarter backers and…

Afterlife, featured in Telephone

I participated in an art game – a large-scale collaboration that connected artists across the world and transversed through many creative forms. The end result, is an interactive, online exhibition: Telephone. Check it out! It’s amazing to stumble through and discover connections in form and concept. A truly inclusive and inspiring project. My piece was…

Summer Shorts success!

Summer Shorts, a collaborative project that brought local artists and writers together for a screening and reading of the short form, was a success! Our first attempt at resurrecting the screen found in Heather’s garage, we had a nice turn out and were very moved by the work that was submitted. Can’t wait to see…

Truck Show Archive

One year and one month ago, we were in the midst of touring our Truck Show. I finally put together an archive of the project on our website.  Check out all the details, images, credits, research, inspiration, and ephemera:  http://travelingtruckshow.org/ Peruse menus on the site or follow the narrative (with links) below for a behind-the-steering-wheel…