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06 :: 16 :: 14 - i have a new website in the works, but it's not quite ready for lauch. so i updated my portfolio [finally] with my last show. my bio is also updated ! woot.

06 :: 01 :: 14 - i'm teaching 2 embroidery workshops at Fancy Tiger in Denver on Saturday - 6/7. learn more about them [and me] on their blog.

05 :: 14 :: 14 - i'll have some work at the artMRK art fair in San Francsico up thur-sunday

03 :: 22 :: 14 - my crayola braille piece is in a show called Optic Chiasm - all about art + science at the oglethorpe museum in Atlanta GA.

03 :: 13 :: 14 - teaching a needlepoint class - learn how to paint your own canvas and then stitch @brushstrokes studio in berkeley. you have to call/email them to sign up (510) 528-1360

02 :: 18 :: 14 - teaching an embroidery class @Sew-La on saturday!

12 :: 31 :: 13 - happy new year. my show Sen at Fouladi Projects garnered some very nice press. check it out

11 :: 09 :: 13 - opening NEXT friday {please come - i'll be there } november 15th from 6-8 PM. my solo exhbition Sen at Fouladi Projects. up thru 12 :: 21.

10 :: 23 :: 13 - up thru nov. 17 "home: shelter and habitat in contemporary art" at the Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA - ALSO a piece is available in the San Jose ICA Auction - Collect & Connect

10 :: 23 :: 13 - up for a few more days "Origin and Geographie in the Digital Era", Italian Culteral Institute, San Francisco, CA

07 :: 08 :: 13 - come take an embroidery workshop with me at Makeshift Society. August 1 6:30-8:30pm. more details/sign up.

06 :: 25 :: 13 - install slideshow and timelapse video of the surrogate grandparent social practice piece now available.

05 :: 17 :: 13 - join me at the Oakland Museum 5/24 5-8pm : 5/25 1-4pm : 5/26 1-4pm for we customize. i'll be doing a social practice performance where i'll be your surrogate grandparent. come learn a skill with me. more info here

05 :: 17 :: 13 - this weekend i'll have some work in Walter Maciel's room at ARTpad SF...

05 :: 01 :: 13 - TEN - an anniversary exhibition at artstream studios

03 :: 28 :: 13 - i'm teaching an embroidery workshop at sewLA on APRIL 14th from 2:30-4:30, and then there will be a party/book signing from 4:30-6. please come ! poster here.

2 :: 07 :: 13 - i'm going to be teaching an embroidery workshop at purl soho MARCH 10, 12-5pm, and then there will be a party/book signing from 5-6. please come. poster here.

08 :: 20 :: 05 - images from my Berkeley beginning painting class this summer now on my teaching page

08 :: 12 :: 05 - meet my new sewing machine on my contact page

08 :: 01 :: 05 - new stationary available in the shop!

07 :: 13 :: 05 - my synchronized tank project is in issue #2 of 3rd Floor!

07 :: 04 :: 05 - happy fourth! some felt tanks are in the patriot show at cricket engine - tonight from 5pm till dusk - you can see the fireworks from there!

06 :: 22 :: 05 new student work on the teaching page!

06 :: 01 :: 05 new art in the portfolio! 1st four thumbs... click on them to see the entire series of works! also - my studio mate and I have launched Abby-Normal - T's and bags for sale!! ;)

:: 05 :: 17 :: 05 - I'm participating in a CRAFT SALE with my side project: Abby-Normal on the 27th and 28th of May. click above for detail
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:: 05 :: 12 :: 05 - a REVIEW from the project room show at Richard Levy!!

:: 04 :: 27 :: 05 - Install shots of STUFF N' THINGS
also, I have a piece in Southern Exposure's auction ~ big party this Sat. the 30th!! buy a ticket - it's a good cause!

:: 03 :: 28 :: 05 - I'm in a group show at the San Pablo Arts Gallery:: 13831 San Pablo Ave. 94806. The opening is SAT> APRIL 2 > from 1 to 3 pm. Show is up thru May 22nd. Gallery hours are SAT & SUN from 12-4pm. It's all NEW WORK! if you want a postcard send me your snailmail....

:: 03 :: 21 :: 05 - there's a new item in the shop! robot mugs! also the syllabi for my 2 upcoming classes at Cal State East Bay are available.

:: 03 :: 02 :: 05 - I got a mention and a picture in the latest issue of Artweek - Marisa Olsen reviewed the Emerge show!

::02 :: 20 :: 05 -
finally! a few things to look at in the design section - I've got plenty more to go, but it's a start!

:: 01 :: 27 :: 05 - see some new work: the patchwork series

:: 01 :: 20 :: 05 - I have a piece in an upcoming auction which benefits GenArt at the San Francisco Design Center on the 27th from 6:30-9:30 pm. Go to the GenArt website to purchase tickets

:: 01 :: 06 :: 05 - HAPPY NEW YEAR!!
My work will be on view at the San Francisco Art Fair - Jan. 14 ~ 17, 2005 - FORT MASON - in the booths of Richard Levy & Graystone

::12 :: 27 :: 04 - new student work from my Fall Mills Class on my teaching page!

:: 12 :: 19 :: 04 - HAPPY HOLIDAYS! I'm working on getting some new student work up - and expanding the design section... soon... I hope!

:: 11 :: 29 :: 04 - the portfolio is updated! 8 new pieces!

:: 11 :: 21 :: 04 - see some shots of the EMERGE opening ~ I plan on updating my portfolio with good shots of the pieces very soon!!


:: 11 :: 18 :: 04 - got some $$ to burn?

I've set up a little shop (powered by Pay Pal no less). There are some cute 1" buttons and some feltery check cozies for sale - you can get to the store via the DESIGN section.... if this goes well, perhaps I'll add more goodies now and again.

:: 11 :: 11 :: 04 - stop by and say hello!

Sunday Sunday Sunday is the Artist Reception for Emerge at the Old Mint in SF - corner of 5th and Mission. There are Artist "tours" (which means we are there to answer questions) from 3-5 and the reception is from 5-8.

:: 11 :: 05 :: 04

tonight is the big emerge gala - yes I'm a bit nervous....

:: 10 :: 25 :: 04 :: EMERGE mania!
the big Gala LUX even to benefit GenArt is Nov. 5th visit their website for ticket info
(I get a few discounted tickets ~ let me know if you are interested)

on SUNDAY NOVEMBER 14th
There's an artist tour from 3-5pm followed by the
ARTIST RECEPTION from 5-8pm

The show and all events are at:
Old Mint in SF :: 88 5th Street (corner of mission/5th)
from Nov. 6 - 21
The Gallery will be open from Thur-Mon 12-5pm

hope to see you there! email me with any questions

:: 09 :: 26 :: 04
pictures from the "Dangerous Playthings" show HERE!
sorry to those not pictured - unfortunately I got there too late on de-install day to get a shot of ALL the work...

also! I'm going to be in GenArt's EMERGE show this year! details to follow soon...

:: 09 :: 02 :: 04
YAY! I'm in a show with 9 other Bay Area Artists:
" Dangerous Playthings" ~ at Cricket Engine Gallery in Oakland, CA
499 Embarcadero Ave. Bldg. #3 * map

September 10 -19 with a reception Saturday the 18th 6-9pm

*Also - I'm donating a piece to the UCB Alumni Silent Auction - Worth Ryder Gallery, Kroeber Hall
reception Friday the 17th 5-8pm

:: 08 :: 17 :: 04
Images of student work from my Berkeley Summer School page can now be found on my Teaching page

also there will be a piece of mine in this upcoming auction for a VERY good cause (the artist list is mindboggling!)

INNER EAR FUNDRAISER
Sunday, August 29, 7pm - 12am
Balazo Gallery, 2811 Mission St. @ 24th
Silent auction: 7 - 9pm
Live music & DJs, $5 donation

:: 08 :: 08 :: 04
I've added a few new artists to my Links page....

The Zine that James S. Pitt and I created : The Beak is included in "the Art of the Zine" show at the San Jose Museum of Art!!

I'm currently in a group show called Hidden Treasures at Nathan Larramendy Gallery. I am honored to be included in a show with so many artists I admire!

see the new tank pieces here.4 of them will be in the show

:: 07 :: 17 :: 04
The MOVEON.org benefit was great! so glad to see so many turn out!! thanks so much to everyone that organized - it felt good to participate in my own small way- more details here

:: 07 :: 05 :: 04
there are now photos of my studio and my sewing machines on my contact page woo hoo....

:: 06 :: 28 :: 04
I have finished with my 2 week CCA extended ed stint... see art from my 6th, 7th and 8th graders on my teaching page...

:: 06 :: 17 :: 04
happy june! amazing, but true (!), I finally have staked a small claim on the web (it just took a really really long time, and it's not totally finished yet - but it's 'close enough for art'). my hope is to keep adding little goodies now and again...

enjoy perusing & thanks for stopping by.

lisa

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