Category Archives: My Art Adventures

Beyond the Ivory Tower: Interviews with Academics #4 with SanSan Kwan

Hey friends! This is the 4th in the series Beyond the Ivory Tower, which I started last year to add some colorful/creative outlets in my reading and writing-heavy PhD life at UC Berkeley while learning more about what it might mean for me to

Beyond the Ivory Tower: Interviews with Academics #4 with SanSan Kwan

Hey friends! This is the 4th in the series Beyond the Ivory Tower, which I started last year to add some colorful/creative outlets in my reading and writing-heavy PhD life at UC Berkeley while learning more about what it might mean for me to

prayers for orlando and more love

the homophobia, islamophobia, xenophobia in this country has reached its peak. one of my professors, juana maria rodriguez, who i interviewed here had this to say about the orlando shootings: “Like a lot of other queer people, last night I was

prayers for orlando and more love

the homophobia, islamophobia, xenophobia in this country has reached its peak. one of my professors, juana maria rodriguez, who i interviewed here had this to say about the orlando shootings: “Like a lot of other queer people, last night I was

Let the world into your heart

“I am inviting you to step back from your thoughts of the world to discover what remains when you retreat from all thoughts of the world. Then if the world reappears, it is discovered to be one and the same

Let the world into your heart

“I am inviting you to step back from your thoughts of the world to discover what remains when you retreat from all thoughts of the world. Then if the world reappears, it is discovered to be one and the same

Visiting Santa Cruz

P.S. Here are some photos I took in Santa Cruz 🙂

Visiting Santa Cruz

P.S. Here are some photos I took in Santa Cruz 🙂

A quote by Tom Robbins

Tom Robbins is one of my favorite authors. His books are psychedelic, extreme, and also really profound. I highly recommend “Even Cowgirls Get the Blues”, “Another Roadside Attraction”, “Fierce Invalids from Hot Climates”, and “Jitterbug Perfume”. 

A quote by Tom Robbins

Tom Robbins is one of my favorite authors. His books are psychedelic, extreme, and also really profound. I highly recommend “Even Cowgirls Get the Blues”, “Another Roadside Attraction”, “Fierce Invalids from Hot Climates”, and “Jitterbug Perfume”. 

Week #3 of December 2014: Daily self-portrait challenge

Day 15 of my month-long daily self-portrait series. Marker and colored pencil on Ale’s old school worksheets. Queer pride! Messed up with the numbers…it was the 16th! Oil pastel and marker on brown paper. Based on my outfit this morning

Week #3 of December 2014: Daily self-portrait challenge

Day 15 of my month-long daily self-portrait series. Marker and colored pencil on Ale’s old school worksheets. Queer pride! Messed up with the numbers…it was the 16th! Oil pastel and marker on brown paper. Based on my outfit this morning

Week #2 of December 2014: Daily self-portrait challenge

This week was more interesting. I’ve noticed a change in the way I render myself and keeping a daily practice has not only kept my creativity flowing, but I also feel like it’s made me more on point. Plus, since

Week #2 of December 2014: Daily self-portrait challenge

This week was more interesting. I’ve noticed a change in the way I render myself and keeping a daily practice has not only kept my creativity flowing, but I also feel like it’s made me more on point. Plus, since