Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Humble Arts Foundation- New Cats in Art Photography Group Show

I'm so happy and honored to be included in this show, not only because it is RIGHT up my alley, but because it is a beautifully curated show as well.

The other artist's works are amazing, showing the time honored phenomenon of cat inspired photographs in a creative and artful way.
Plus... caaaaats!  I mean.......


Sunday, March 24, 2013

Japan trip 2013

** while eagerly awaiting film development.....these will have to suffice:

view from out hotel, early morning in Tokyo

 hama rikyu garden 

gates over looking feudal imperial palace site, Tokyo

our very traditional japanese meal in a basement restaurant in shunjuku

the menu!

first time trying iwashi : sardines

early morning trip to tsujiki fish market, 5am!

breakfast sushi, best in tsujiki market from fish just brought in to the market

tea for after the big market rush

tokyo tower from rippongi observation deck

breakfast crackers before fuji trip!

trip to see mt. fuji

boiled egg from volcanic springs in Hakone mountains
shrine on banks of Lake Ashi, a volcanic crater lake in Hakone mtns

day in Ueno Park.. my oracle being delivered

Stopped in the park for some sweets!

walking around Ueno

our fav cat store, bought lots of maneki-neko, lucky cats

temple scenes

fun with Miko, at a beauty photo booth :) check out our widened eyes!

tokyo tower view from our hotel, last night in Toyko

tokyo tower view from our hotel, last night in Toyko

an amazing kaiseki meal at michelin starred: Kikunoi

strawberries growing in Kyoto house garden

Sol, a beautiful artisans shop near out hotel in Kyoto

Kinkaku-ji golden temple, kyoto 

takoyaki!  a snack made of batter and cooked in a special takoyaki pan, filled with octopus

grounds at Kyoto temples

mound in zen garden representing mt. fuij

Kiyomizu temple, kyoto

Kiyomizu temple, kyoto
cat lady along philosophers walk, kyoto

fushimi inari temple, millions of torii along mountain hike

shops along the torii path

cemeteries along the hike

back down the mountain, at sunset
train tracks, kyoto

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a little delicious desert..
watching macaques do their thing

Iwatayama Monkey Park

gion area, kyotos old streets, along Shirakawa Canal

day walking through zen gardens, kyoto

a message board for children at a shrine in kyoto

complementary temple slippers

mandarin orange trees

last great meal in kyoto: Goya, okinawan cuisine
bullet train back to toyko for a flight to NY in the morning

lots of ¥ 1.. all thats left!