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My big mouth is now on a magazine cover!
Robert Townsend's painting "Lips like Sugar", based on my self portrait photograph, can be found on the cover of the January 2012 issue of Coast, Orange County's most well- read lifestyle magazine.
Twelve Polaroids from my 'Summer Love' collection will be on display and available for purchase at Breadbar in Los Angeles, CA, all summer long. The exhibition runs June 4 - September 30, 2011.
The show features twelve 8x10 lustre prints, printed with archival C-Type inks, then mounted on sustainably harvested, cabinet quality 1/2 inch solid wood. There is a keyhole slot on back of the panel for easy hanging.
My first collaboration with pop realism painter Robert Townsend is now complete! Robert transformed a macro self portrait I shot of sprinkles on my lips into a 36x36 oil painting for his show at Sue Greenwood Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA. It will be on display, along with other pieces from his Americana collection, June 2 - 30, 2011. You can view the process of the painting, from start to finish here. You can see more of Robert's work at: www.freecolortv.com