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Open Studios this weekend ... stop by if you’re in the area !! My studio is C-206. #batik #cracksinthewax #lifeofgayartist #openstudios #brickbottomartists
TBT ...1981.  I did this batik when I was living in Key West ... I called it “ When I was Gauguin “. #batik #batikportrait #cracksinthewax #lifeofgayartist #brickbottomartists #openstudios
Open Studios this weekend 11/18-11/19 ... 12-6pm both days !! I’ll be showing my batiks, holding court, and mulling cider. You know ... the usual !! 🎨🌈😜#batik #brickbottomartists #lifeofgayartist #cracksinthewax #lifeofgayartist #buylocalhandmade
Worked in the studio all day today ... last push before Brickbottom Open Studios next weekend !! #batik #batikportrait #waxanddye #cracksinthewax #lifeofgayartist #queerthreads
TBT ... 1983 ... first year in Boston. Continuing ed. at the Museum School, working on Newbury Street, and dancing at the 1270 ‘til they threw us out! #polaroid #thosewerethedays #bostoninthe80s #lifeofgayartist
“ oh wake up ... wake up Tristan ! Our bed of sand and leaves has turned cold. I fell asleep here in your arms ... more than a thousand years ago. Oh wake up, wake up Tristan ! “ #songofisolde #autumn #autumnleaf #autumnalcolors #november
TBT ... before the selfie. So serious in the late 70’s !! #selfportrait #lifeofgayartist #backintheday #manymoonsagome
“ Dia de los Muertos “ ... ceramic scull by @kathykingart #dayofthedead #allsoulsday #ceramicart
“ Who is the man behind the mask ? “ ... collage/ sketch from an old journal #allhallowseve #mask #artistsketchbook #collage #cutandpaste #lifeofgayartist #happyhalloween
I did this batik a number of years ago. It was my homage to “Fantasy Fest” in Key West and the halcyon days of my youth. Judging from some of the costumes I saw over the weekend ... this piece is not so out of date !! 👺☠️🎃 #halloween #keywestfantasyfest #batik #cracksinthewax #fiberart #queerthreads #lifeofgayartist
Not sure who took this photo but ... all the feels !! I am still floating on all the love & energy that embraced me last weekend in L.A. Thank you to @boyuntitled for introducing me to west coast “ family “ !! #lifeofgayartist #chosenfamily #rainbowtribe #markandkylegetmarried #TENNY21
Still life for All Hallows eve ... #mask #maskedmen #allhallowseve #halloween #lifeofgayartist #makingart
Met this fellow out walking his dog in Pasadena #mytribevibe #birdsofafeather #featherinmycap
“ We the People: Serving Notice “ at the American Museum of Clay Art !! An amazing show curated by @bethanngerstein . L.A. get into this ... !!! #ceramic #ceramicart #politicalart #socialart #culturalwar #resistance #wesleyanderegg #williambrouillard #klaibrown #jessealbrecht #trieschvoelker #pattiwarashina #nancyselvin #lesleyclairebaker #jessicaputnamphillips #kathyking #jessicabrandl
Having not seen @bethanngerstein in three years ... and now, twice in one month ... we’re making up for lost time !! And just in case you were wondering ... if either one of us had ever grown up .... #whosfunnierthanyou #justlikeoldtimes #imaginaryexwife #oldfriends #stillcrazyafteralltheseyears
“ In a desert ... in a city that does not exist but for ten days out of a year ... a love affair took root ... “ #markandkyle #loveislove🌈 #TENNY21 #itsanicedayforagaywedding
Pre-wedding get together on the roof of the Ace Hotel in downtown L.A. #itsanicedayforagaywedding #markandkylegetmarried #thebubbas #tenny21