Bluchic: Why My Website Rocks

Bluchic: Why My Website RocksRead more

Hi Friends! If you haven’t heard, the Artifice sponsor for June and July is Bluchic. As soon as I got the podcast started, I reached out to the owners (wife+husband team Kathie and Andrew) to request a promo code for my listeners because BLUCHIC IS THE BEST. I say a little bit in my 50-second […]

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Maybe Love

Maybe LoveRead more

Hello Everyone! I posted this on FB a while ago, but I wanted to be sure to document it here, as well. A few years ago, Dan asked me to help him with this project, and after hearing the music, I readily agreed. It has been such a privilege to lend my voice to these […]

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Masks Part III: Artifice Podcast


I’ve talked a bit now about some of my personal masks, but as I said in my first essay, I am also committed to gathering/hearing these stories. I’ve thought a lot about how best to do this, and I’ve landed on . . . A PODCAST! I’ve already conducted interviews with 14 professional artists in […]

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MASKS Part II: Mom

MASKS Part II: MomRead more

My second “Masks” essay is a harder one to write, but it feels important for me to share. This photo was taken in the summer of 2007 at Niagara Falls. It looks like a perfectly normal family vacation photo . . . but this was one of the worst days of my life. Some context: […]

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