Journal Entry #20 – Closing out 2017

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I did make it to Greece with a leg up to Copenhagen. Check out the blessing dove pics. I also was awarded an artist residency in Spain so I got to bless Madrid, Barcelona and surrounding hill villages throughout Spain. Next a volunteer will be taking some doves down to Mexico to bless the wounded...

Journal Entry #19 – Halfway into 2017

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Well the volunteer distribution has started through the blessing doves #hashtag link! Check out the homepage posts. My plan is to give more doves to traveling volunteers to help me spread the doves across the globe. As for myself, I will soon be heading to Greece for a conference and will blessed the land while...

Journal Entry #16: Heading into Year Number 8

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As 2013 comes to a close and I speculate the professional art opportunities on the horizon for 2014, I realize I better get to sanding all the little doves I cast this year so I can fire them for the adventures that lie ahead. When May 2014 arrives, the Blessing Doves project will be eight...

Journal Entry #15: Italy, Here I come

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It’s the middle of 2013 and I am completing another kiln load of Blessing Doves for a trip to Italy in July. I will be participating in an Artist-in-Residence in Assisi, Italy. I will also be traveling to Northern Italy in the Piedmont region to visit Occhieppo Inferiore where my grandmother was born. If all...

Journal Entry #14

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January 2013 — The year of 2012 went by very fast and was mostly absorbed with my focus to complete another Master’s Degree. This time in Philosophy and Religious Studies to compliment my MFA as I blend my art practice with social interventions around the world in religiously sensitive regions. After graduating, my first opportunity...

Journal Entry #13

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July 2012 — The past year has provided lots of global opportunities for me to travel professionally and to continue blessing the world with little doves. It’s now time to get back in the studio to make another kiln load for 2013. Back to casting, patching, drying, sanding, firing and polishing the Blessing Doves for...

Journal Entry #12

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Another year is coming to an end. It has been almost six years of placing doves. I made a pledge to myself that I would continue to cast and place the doves for ten years, so I am just over half way. My personal and professional life has provided lots of new international travel opportunities....

Journal Entry #11

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It’s been a busy summer. Went back to NYC and Los Angeles, then visited a couple of new locations: New Mexico and Houston, Texas. Soon I’ll be off to Vienna, Austria. It is so cool to be able to bring Blessing Doves along to all the places I get to go, especially when it is...