ABOUT . . . for 2013 . . . i keep neglecting to update the About page . . .
in the year of the Water Snake . . . the NEW world after the Mayan apocalypse . . . the new ice age is upon us but the weather people are too fucking dumb to understand what the weather is telling them.
Started building . . . u-u-uh . . . putting together a mock-up, maquette . . . dummy of a collection of prose poema . . . a book that I have been thinking to make since the early 1980’s . . . decided to . . . get it done . . . after finding a former associate living in Tokyo . . . time to start living in my NEW world !!!
After doing time at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe New Mexico (studied with Fritz Scholder and saw Georgia O’Keefe’s work first hand), I did a semester at the San Francisco Art Institute, where I was introduced to the work of Kurt Schwitters and Larry Poons and learned the secrets bronze casting . . . and came to know David Zack. Zack showed-up again in the 1980’s in Los Angeles . . . along with the mail-art scene.
Wandered the halls of academe at UCLA (photo-etching and photography); Otis/Parsons (printmaking and photography); UC Irvine (photography); CSU Fullerton (computers); Rio Hondo College (photography and offset lithography) . . . all while punching the clock for the U.S. Post Office . . . swing-shift, graveyard and finally days . . . 20 years . . . Long Beach area.
. . . now I’m giving my visual perspective on this NEW world . . . some commentary on photo apps, and how I use them
. . . some “real-life” experience: 20 years with the U.S. Postal Service
. . . joined LinkedIn . . . and . . . and then after a bit took the link off the dashboard . . . no one ever had too much to say of any interest . . . and now people who had never contacted me in the past 13 years are asking me to link up with them . . . WTF ?!
. . . memorabilia of the gone world . . .
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