in the house
No one: Why did you call your show ‘House Party’?
Me: That's a good question. Aside from the nod to my name, why? It’s not in my house and it isn’t a party, certainly it shouldn’t BE a party, in these times, and you should probably be staying home, at YOUR house. I made all the paintings in my studio at home, and many in the past four months. When I realized most people would only see the show online, I imagined it as a jostling roomful of color and shape, ‘from my house to your house’. Once they were installed, the paintings were no longer shoulder to shoulder, crowding my apartment, but spaced apart throughout the large gallery like bright hothouse wallflowers. As people have visited one or two at a time, the title seemed funnier to me, and still accurate, almost by describing its opposite.