these texts are an archive of my life in the San Francisco Bay Area from march 2007 - march 2015. it stands as a record of close to a decade of my life, charting the struggles i faced as an artist, daughter, and lover. messy and chaotic at times, eloquent and poetic at others, these texts are an index i am proud of. it was here in this electric box that i learned how to be honest about my experiences and the person i needed to become. it was here that i first learned the truism that words make the world and how to trust such a beautiful, rife, hard fact.

thank you for meeting me here in such tall grass.

my artist website is here.

Jan 14, 2009


i am having a wonderful day guys! wonderful! i woke up today and there was an email from a gallery owner that i'm completely enthralled with. we've been in conversation for about a month now, here and there, sending images and talking a bit of shop... and my signed and dated contract for representation is right here on my lap! YAY! i'll be sending the work off to her in chicago on friday and the pieces should appear on the website shortly after that - a home for my embroidered territories! i'll let the cat out of the bag as to what gallery it is as soon as the work is received but let me just say that i am overjoyed and completely honored. the artists that have been curated in to her gallery have such a wonderful and thoughtful and sensitive approach to art-making. she's found artists that, since discovering the gallery, have become fast favorites of mine and whose work has become entirely inspirational. i'm sorta speechless about the whole thing really. i mean... wow. i'll post about it again when the work becomes available and is online. i'm just so damn happy!

and THEN, one of the paintings i've got at my shop was featured on Etsy's front page today!

untitled (angela's backyard)
11" x 10"
gouache on paper

YAY AGAIN! WOOHOO! i know it seems like a bit of an oddball in terms of what my work generally looks like - a bit more light-hearted, i suppose - but it's just so nice to be complimented that way.

all sorts of feathers in my cap lately... this year is off to a wonderful start and i just feel so humble and thankful.


Seamus Berkeley said...

That is fabulous news Angela. And I appreciate that you can just sing it out!

I'm having an incredible start to the year myself - in fact, the best start I can remember! If you are imagining that I've got a big smile on my face writing this, you are correct!



angela simione said...

yay! that's wonderful, seamus! i'm glad to hear it. what's your good news? share! :)