new painting } it’s you, not me

it's you not me

it’s you, not me, 2018, acrylic on canvas, 120 x 70 cm

Sometimes men hurt me.

No. Many times men hurt me. But most of all I hurt myself. And it’s now time to fix this slightly chipped Ghadah, seriously. I’m seeing a therapist and I’m approaching my healing process (the one I should’ve started six or so years ago) with the gusto of someone about to assemble a new piece of IKEA furniture. It will be systematic, deliberate, pragmatic and full of note-taking. I’m getting an A+ on this, you’ll see.
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new painting } fatima’s needles II


Fatima’s Needles II, 2018, acrylic on canvas, 100 x 149 cm

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airplane timelines } kuwait to philly via london



I have to keep my hands busy on a plane, otherwise I go nuts.

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two new pictures this weekend

I just bought a basic set of Sakura poster paints. I used to have this same set back in college (early 90s). When I started using them last night I was reminded of how different mediums affect the content of my work. It took me a little while to get the hang of these colors but by the second picture (Stains) I was comfortable. Read More

new painting } friends past, present, real and imaginary

Friends and Ghosts

Friends Past, Present, Real and Imaginary, 2017/2018, acrylic on canvas, 102 x 152 cm

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in triplicate } the creation of unoriginal artwork } #88 and #89


The Embrace } Original


The Embrace } In duplicate.

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v is for venus

v is for venus

V is for Venus.

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three faces in december

december 4 face 01

Face 1

december 4 face 02

Face 2

december 6 face

Face 3

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Day 50

day 50 31

I started these faces around the same time my anxiety began, in early October.

I think this is the longest I’ve gone without posting. Read More

this london trip • gotta pick a pocket or two 


Nothing much in the last few days as I’ve been sick and depressed.  Read More

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