In Gabi’s shoes: Beginning Again at the End. 

We all make lists. To do lists. To buy lists. Pro and con lists. Many of us spend our lives making and rewriting lists– planning, plotting to make life that much easier and less uncertain.  I guess my story starts with a list- What to do after college.  The possibilities were somewhat limited with a degree in Latin American Read more about In Gabi’s shoes: Beginning Again at the End. […]

In Ellie’s shoes: Visiting Ida’s Studio

On a Sunday afternoon, Kanti Shrestha and I ventured to busy Canal street in Chinatown to visit Ida Ivanka Kubler’s art studio. Ida discussed her interesting art pieces made of cocoons, and since this blog is about women supporting women, we were very curious and excited to see her work in person. Her quaint studio is Read more about In Ellie’s shoes: Visiting Ida’s Studio[…]

In Ida’s shoes: “Birth of an Idea” series

I have been fascinated with silk cocoons since before I can remember. In my childhood, I painted them shades of orange that I produced myself from pulverized orange bricks mixed with water. At the time, that was the only color option available to me. Nowadays I use the best quality Old Holland paints, spoiling viewer’s Read more about In Ida’s shoes: “Birth of an Idea” series[…]