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Reflecting

I looked over to a rainbow touching down on Manhattan. I was on I-95 heading to Flute Midtown to take down my show. I hadn’t been to the city since the Get Nudes + Drink Champagne reception February 29, when the media announced 70 cases of Coronavirus in the US. 

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Insta-nope

Occasionally I promote a post. Instagram rejected my latest promotion. They claim it “exploits crisis or controversial political or social issues for commercial purposes.” It’s a slideshow I made of the paintings I’ve been working on since social distancing began. I threw in a few personal behind the scenes shots and commentary. What am I […]

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Shane

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April Update

I’m missing a zoom happy hour right now but I had a celebratory glass of wine last night… in my dress sweatpants, of course. The proposal I’ve been working on is finally off the kitchen table and submitted!

*Whoop whoop* [insert churning butter dance].

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Story Bingo for Artists

There may be a perfectly logical reason I haven’t seen one of these around the internet yet… but I made it anyway. An Instagram Bingo Story for Artists. It’s free to use however you’d like. Tag @jodeeclifford in your game pieces… I’d love to see them. Customize it with the Illustrator editable download below.

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Paint Assembly

Stewing on an idea about paint, what it does, and its representations, I began a new series of abstract work earlier this year. Paint Forms. I made a number of relatively small mixed media pieces of abstract work on wood. I’ve been building the transformative series in unison with Armageddon. Life poetry. New mixed media […]

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Clear Message in a Bottle on my easel

Message in a Clear Bottle – In progress on my easel18×24″ oil on canvas Surreal times.

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Message in a vintage bottle

Message in a brown vintage bottle. 18×24″ oil on canvas J. Clifford, 2020

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Chalk to the hand

Makeshift Pastel Paper, a DIY video As hinted, I’ve been working with pastels recently. One large piece on paper is about 52 x 120″ and taped to the wall in the hallway. It’s a nice surface for soft pastels. There’s something I really like about working large in this medium.

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Overthinking