Archive for April, 2008

Piecemobile get inspection sticker!

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

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Today we passed our inspection sticker! And the inspectors took pics of themselves and Piecemobile

Hurray, another hurdle passed

Parade not this Sat but next!!!

ART CARS IN CLEAR LAKE NEXT SAT FOR FUNDRAISER

Sunday, April 27th, 2008

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Saturday, May 3rd,4PM to 8PM at
All Stars Sports Bar & Grill
1055 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX

281) 461-1400

HACK will be serving up BBQ on the patio to help defray costs for Art Car Weekend. Come out and see the cars and meet the artists as they serve you up some of the best BBQ in the area.

Death is Not a Joyride album on i-Tunes

Sunday, April 20th, 2008

Check it out! Send all your cool friends to check out “The Human Zoo”, Death is Not a Joyride’s album, on i-Tunes!!

blondie

Friday, April 18th, 2008

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Art Car Crazy

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008

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Interesting Questions and Comments

Monday, April 14th, 2008

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I worked all weekend on the art car and boy do I overhear some funny comments and get some interesting questions

Two Boys to their MOM “Look, now we know where the happy car lives!”

4 Preteen Girls to Me “Cool Car!, Cute!, I like it! followed by “Cute ……But Kinda Corney”  the last one says to them after she thinks she is out of earshot!

The Neighbor Asks My Husband “How is she going to get that stuff off after the parade?”

Just Joking Around

Friday, April 11th, 2008

I just read an article on Neuro-linguistics today and found out why I use jokes in my work. Joking is a way of re-framing.

By changing the way the event is perceived “responses and behaviors will also change. Reframing with language allows you to see the world in a different way and this changes the meaning. Reframing is the basis of jokes, myths, legends, fairy tales and most creative ways of thinking.”1

Ah ha!

  1. ^ Joseph O’Connor NLP: A Practical Guide to Achieving the Results You Want: Workbook Harper Collins 2001

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Red Bull Art of the Can

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008

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My entry “Bullseye” for the Red Bull Art of the Can

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

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I was named “Featured Artist” on a special project with the Texas Childrens Cancer Center and the Periwinkle Foundation. I created a Spirit Horse quilt for “Making a Mark” their annual art exhibition of children impacted by cancer. Children at the center collaboated on the quilt by creating stamped and stenciled fabric for the quilt. To bid on this piece go to http://www.periwinklefoundation.org/gala_2008_auction.htm

More Big Notions

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008


Stryofoam, modpodge using paper towels, spray painted, foam letters and peace symbols, and finally covered with resin.