Posts tagged electronic literature

Amy Beach and Me was in its first art show

My prototype / work in progress version of my interactive multimedia biography/memoir, Amy Beach and Me, was exhibited as part of the Digital Eclectic art exhibit at the Art Institute of California – Hollywood. The interactive exhibit was reviewed by NoHo News. Click here for the link to that review. Here you  get a glimpse […]


Research Research

for the past months I have been conducting research for my Amy Beach and Me book. Now I will get back to the process of writing and journaling about the writing. The writing, of course, is also making art, creating animations, making links to other information, recording audio, learning her music, etc. I am also […]


Amy Beach and Me continues . . .

1-1-11 I just had to write that. The day today. We will have a 1-11-11 and a 11-1-11 and a 11-11-11 This year. Then that will be it. Too fun. I have been away from Amy Beach and Me for some time, but I am back. Spent this last year doing more research, and getting […]


How my teaching philosophy is influenced by writing on the bleeding edge – and Amy Beach, Part 2

As a teacher of new media my goals are to mentor my students to find their voices, be original and acquire the skills they need to communicate effectively. I challenge my students to go where no man (or woman) has been before rather than play it safe or repeat what has already been done or […]


How my teaching philosophy is influenced by writing on the bleeding edge – and Amy Beach, Part 1

As a new media author and digital painter, I have always worked on the bleeding edge. Not the cutting edge. The cutting edge is a respected forefront position, while the bleeding edge is the space beyond the forefront – the risky space that challenges the status quo and invariably attracts pushback. Working on the bleeding […]


Writing on the Bleeding Edge

As a digital painter (since 1988!), I am not new to creative controversy. For years no gallery or juried show would accept a work of art from me when they learned it was “made in a computer.” That is changing, certainly, but there are still vestiges of prejudice, fear, controversy surrounding digital art. (btw, while […]


Amy Beach and Me Blog Launches Today!

Hi! I am the author of a new media, web-based book, Amy Beach and Me, which is a biography of the first noted woman composer of the United States and a memoir. I began this book as my thesis in an MFA program at Antioch University. I have graduated now, so can devote even more […]