The past couple have months have marked the beginning of a radical shift in personal perspective. On all fronts, it feels as if things are changing. Changing in ways they have to, have needed to, for a very long time. A cosmic kick in the ass, perhaps? Who knows. Regardless, things are falling apart in […]
This past week, I received my final rejection letter of the first tier application season from The University of Pittsburgh. Even though I knew I had been rejected from the search several months ago when I failed to hear anything from the school, something about holding the physical letter in my hand momentarily solidified a […]
This email exchange happened between myself and my dean at the college. Not only does it sum up my Monday night but I’m pretty sure it’s a metaphor for my life: Hi A—- I am very embarrassed to report that my entire class and several guests were trapped in the lab 2 elevator for almost […]
The holidays are over, which means that school is gearing back up for winter quarter. Classes start tomorrow and I’ll be teaching another section of foundation drawing as well as a revised and improved printmaking course focusing on relief applications. Should be fun but exhausting. The studio is fully booked and I’m going to have […]
About a week and a half ago, open studios were held. Avantika curated a group show called “The Thing.” Of course, it turned into a dance party but not before several readings and a couple performance pieces. The day started with eerie cloud formations and brisk wind, an indication of the snow yet to come…
On Monday, a few intrepid explorers and myself ventured to Burlington. Vermont is beautiful with a dusting of freshly fallen snow.
This is what my experience at VSC has felt like thus far: