Category Archive: Something I Did

Library of Congress

Library of Congress

In 2007, Georgia Fee and Catherine Ruggles launched what would become a twelve-year commitment to emerging artists, arts writers, and critics. Beginning in LA as …

 

Pañuelos Rosas

Pañuelos Rosas

(Arriba) Foto de la V-Day Protesta en Ciudad Juárez, 2004, con el proyecto Pañuelos Rosas de Rigo Maldonado y Shakina Nayfack. Los pañuelos que totalizaron 370 …

 

V-Day Protest in Ciudad Juarez, 2004

V-Day Protest in Ciudad Juarez, 2004

          Lea esta página en Español aqui (Above) V-Day Protest in Ciudad Juarez, 2004. Photo of Pink Square project by Rigo Maldonado and Shakina Nayfack. The Squares which totaled …

 

ChIFF, Chicano International Film Festival 2016

ChIFF, Chicano International Film Festival 2016

Saturday, September 10, 2016 Chicano International Film Festival (ChIFF) will take place at Plaza de la Raza, 3540 N. Mission Road, Los Angeles, CA  90031.  …

 

“The Space,” Regeneración

“The Space,” Regeneración

An historical overview of Regeneración art space (1992ish -2000) was presented for the Getty initiative Pacific Standard Time at The San Diego Museum (May 2, 2015).  …

 

Art Presentation

Art Presentation

In December 2013, I presented this film on selected portions of my art work for the Women in Americas Conference in Aix Provence, France.

 

Scotch Tape Cinema

Scotch Tape Cinema

One afternoon in July of 2015 I took a studio class at the Echo Park Film Center on experimental film making.  This is a very …

 

Photos

Photos

I recently got my Nikon digital camera fixed.  I am so happy, because (for over a year) I have had to use other cameras for …

 

Rehab/Downsize

Rehab/Downsize

Part of downsizing my work, expenses, possessions –entire life was finding a small home and rehabbing it.   My 850 square foot home in Boyle …

 

Non Wearable Fashion

Non Wearable Fashion

Plastic recycled materials into a chic look Paper Dress in Downtown Pomona Gallery    

 

Photograph: Richard Armas

Photograph: Richard Armas

 Through an introduction by a close UCSD friend,  I became part of the Richard Armas’ photography studio clique in San Diego (1973-ish).  Ricky (to everyone) …

 

Textile Stories in Print

Textile Stories in Print

Tradition by Rocky Ormsby-Olivares I curated a print series, Communication Threads & Entwined Recollections, that will be unveiled on Sunday, June 30th at the studios of …

 

Sub/Culture

Sub/Culture

Still from “LA Woman” 2011 “Sub/Culture are video works exploring the heterogeneity of Los Angeles and the complex mix of personal, social, historical, and geographic variables …

 

Bad Girls Leave Home

Bad Girls Leave Home

  Heartfelt & Homespun, 2004, Mixed Media There is an association called Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambios Sociales (Women who are Active in Academia and Social …

 

Inspiration

Inspiration

Still from “La Moda”   What inspires my art, are those around me.  If you look at enough of my work, you will start to realize that …

 

Pray

Pray

 

 

Silenced

Silenced

I created this watercolor painting in 1998. I painted it after my bout with a fibroid tumor that made me menstruate 3 out of 4 …

 

Take-out Poetry

Take-out Poetry

When the laundromat becomes a stage There is a series of spontaneous poetry readings happening on the northeast side of LA.  Last night I went to …

 

On Hero Worship

On Hero Worship

Self Portrait of John Valadez Last night was artist Raul Baltazar’s 40th birthday house party. His circle of friends range from 20 to 60, each in …

 

The Sound of Performance Music

The Sound of Performance Music

Click here and listen: HareKrishPies Jeninche and the Jaguars Drummer du jour , Maria Azteca , Jeninche , James Brownie It may seem like a weird thing to say, but …

 

Art Process

Art Process

September 25, 2012 Here’s how my print process begins.  Step 1 – take a picture of what I want to draw. Bolsa de Mercado Step 2,  I translate the …

 

Anarchist Book Fair 2012

Anarchist Book Fair 2012

The 4th Annual Los Angeles Anarchist Book Festival took place this year at Barnsdall Park (September 8, 2012). For the last 3 years I wanted …

 

Take Note

Take Note

I suppose everyone has to have a deficit disorder of some sort. Mine is making lists.  I have little books, notepads, sketchbooks, pieces of paper, …

 

Peel Here Snapshot

Peel Here Snapshot

(Above) Peel Here 5, a photo from The Dirt Floor Magazine of Victoria Delgadillo’s sticker. The Dirt Floor was a leading contemporary and underground arts and …