To market, to market to patent a pig!

Posted on Sep 4, 2014 in blog, garden | No Comments
To market, to market to patent a pig!

Monsanto Gardens is thrilled to announce that its parent company (Monsanto) is very close to patenting a pig. They also want to patent the pig gene that makes some pigs fatter than others (re Pigoons in Oryx and Crake). Watch this video for more info: http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/patent-for-a-pig/   This is great news for us at Monsanto Gardens, […]

Freeway Lady Resurrection

Posted on Jul 25, 2014 in blog, lavc, Wall Art | One Comment
Freeway Lady Resurrection

I don’t remember “The Freeway Lady” in her first incarnation because she had disappeared by the time I arrived in LA. All I knew was that the mere mention of her name elicited wistful sighs by those who idled in LA traffic much longer than I have. Nor did I know that the  artist Kent Twitchell […]

Grand Opening of Cope Studios in Glendale this Friday

Posted on Jul 16, 2014 in blog, Sculpture | No Comments
Grand Opening of Cope Studios in Glendale this Friday

I’ll be there at the behest of Jacqueline Myers-Cho, artist in residence at the studios. She will be showing her work along with 20 other artists. There will be food, music, and live demonstrations. I’m so excited that there is such a large and vibrant artist colony right in Glendale and that I  have been […]

Artists Anonymous

Posted on Jun 27, 2014 in blog | No Comments
Artists Anonymous

I’ve run into quite a few people lately who claim that they are *not* artists or, at least, not yet or not really. In each situation, we were either working on art together or looking at artwork that they created. What’s up with that? The short answer if fear: fear of being judged, fear of […]

Welcome to the Amazon!

Posted on Jun 12, 2014 in blog, eco art, paper mache, papier-mache, Sculpture | No Comments
Welcome to the Amazon!

Everybody loves Amazon. If you don’t, you are lying. Who wouldn’t want to buy something more cheaply than anywhere else and have it delivered to your door? My husband has ordered everything from a flat-screen TV to shampoo, and he’s not alone. For him and many Americans, Amazon *is* Santa Claus. Me, I’m like babies […]

Play with your food!

Posted on Jun 5, 2014 in blog, eco art, paper mache, papier-mache, Sculpture | No Comments
Play with your food!

Play with your food. Monsanto does. Why should they have all the fun?

Arroyo Arts Collective at Heritage Square

Posted on May 27, 2014 in blog, paper mache, papier-mache, Sculpture, Wall Art | No Comments
Arroyo Arts Collective at Heritage Square

This Sunday, June 1st is the opening for the Arroyo Arts Collective at Heritage Square in Highland Park. If you have never been there, this is a rare treat in LA. Maybe you’ve seen the string of perfectly restored Victorian homes from the 110 freeway and wondered, “What the heck?” Usually, you have to pay […]

Monsanto Gardens at the March in Van Nuys Saturday, May 24

Posted on May 21, 2014 in blog, eco art, garden, paper mache, papier-mache, Sculpture | No Comments
Monsanto Gardens at the March in Van Nuys Saturday, May 24

Monsanto Gardens will be at the March in Van Nuys Saturday, May 24th from 1-3:30PM for the RoundUp preceding the March Against Monsanto. Saturday, May 24, 2014 – 6262 Van Nuys Blvd, Van Nuys Join us, bring family, neighbors and friends Rally starts at 1:00pm – Van Nuys Civic Center at the Ernani Bernardi Plaza […]

Monsanto Gardens goes to Worldfest

Posted on May 15, 2014 in blog, garden, Sculpture | No Comments
Monsanto Gardens goes to Worldfest

The laughing pig flowers and the ever-expanding family of pig-plant hybrids of Monsanto Gardens will be on Art Avenue at Worldfest this Sunday, May 18th from 10:30AM to 7:00PM. You’ll also see my artwork throughout the park because I helped Sarah Audet with the decorations. WorldFest is located 6350 Woodley Avenue in Lake Balboa (Encino) […]

Margaret Garcia Artists’ Salon Saturday, May 10

Posted on May 7, 2014 in blog, paper mache, papier-mache | No Comments

Bonnie Lambert, Sarah Hage and 12 other artists who have studied oil painting with renowned artist Margaret Garcia will be displaying their art at her studio in Highland Park this weekend. This is your chance to meet the artists and their collectors in one place. If you come on Saturday, you can visit other galleries […]