This past summer, on the 4th of July weekend, I was again at High Sierra Music Festival up in Quincy, CA. It’s a beautiful area of California that reminds me a lot of Northern Vermont – rolling hills, farmlands, vast skies. It’s just that the trees are twice as tall and the environs just a bit more permissible. In any case, I returned there again this year and brought with me some big banners for the main stage. The banners were each one half of the painting Birth of a Star (Link) and were printed on speaker mesh so that they wouldn’t impede on the sound and so the wind could adequately blow through them. I was really stoked to be able to add to this really awesome festival. It’s been going on for 21 years and has such a friendly open vibe and is a ton of fun.
Some of the musical highlights included:
There was a whole lot of other music in there too, some of which was truly awesome. I love music and I love to dance and find that, in those rhythms and patterns, the high and lows, I can lose myself in it and find so much inspiration that is later expressed through my artwork. In any case, I’m grateful for a chance to play up in the mountains with such stellar company.
I also want to extend my thanks and gratitude to Lisa Brown, ambiance crew coordinator, and Adam Roberts of Summit Art Licensing for helping to make this all happen. Really: truly grateful for your patience and willingness to move forwards and make it happen.
Stage backdrop for Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe @ Montbleu Showroom, Tahoe on Tuesday, August 9, 2011, post-Phish.
I was up in Tahoe for Phish and some of the afterparties at Montbleu Showroom where Karl Denson, Lotus, and others were performing. It was a super fun time. I also had a small gallery set up outside of the theater in the Montbleu casino that was run by Creative Minds and Visions, a clothing company that I am working with. We are working on a variety of styles including full print sublimation tees. They’ll be available in a wider variety and wider distribution very very soon.
Greetings! We are creating a small temple to be placed out on the deep playa at Burning Man this year. The temple will feature a lightbox of the painting The Glass Onion. There will be a small altar, seating, and a simple yet ornate structure. All of this costs money however and we are seeking donations of any size to help create this and bring it to the playa. The estimated budget for the project is $1100 which includes the cost of the lightbox, wood and other materials, transport, etc.
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