In December, 2021, we completed our 2021-22 Artist Residency in bookmaking at the the Panorama City Branch Library, supported by the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. I say "we" rather than "I", as this was a team effort with the Library Staff, and of course, the DCA, always … [Read more...] about Visioning the New Year with the Panorama Branch Library
What do we seek, yearn for, want, crave, need, are motivated to strive for, for this New Year coming up? What is Possible? And How do we Achieve it? What are the Possibilities, and how do we Realize them, in this day and age, in this present moment, under our current circumstances, confronted by … [Read more...] about Unfolding Possibilities: Something to Ponder for the New Year
I have been thrilled to be included in the exhibition, Mostly Monochrome, presented online by the loved and respected WoArt Blog, and curated by WoArtBlog founder, Christina Massey, offering a strong platform for Women Artists. November 1 – 30th, 2021 www.woartblog.com. “Mostly Monochrome” … [Read more...] about “MOSTLY MONOCHROME” from WoArt!
In celebration of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), I led a bookmaking workshop that featured Papel Picado (The art and craft of decorative cut paper) as part of my artist residency in bookmaking at the the Panorama City Branch Library, supported by the Los Angeles Department of Cultural … [Read more...] about Celebrating Día de Muertos with Papel Picado!
"Crafting Memories: An Online Bookmaking Workshop Series is specifically designed by Craft Contemporary and artist Debra Disman for adults over the age of 55. This program is made possible by funding from Aroha Philanthropies and is part of a nationwide campaign to bring thoughtful and specialized … [Read more...] about “CRAFTING MEMORIES”
An initiative of the Los Angeles Count Department of Mental Health, Why We Rise LA took place in May 2021, supporting hundreds of Community Arts & Culture Projects which took place across all Los Angeles County neighborhoods, in partnership with more than 100 community groups, artists, … [Read more...] about “Unfolding Possibilities” for RECOVERY JUSTICE: BEING WELL