This statement accompanies the piece “WhiteWashed” for the July 2021 “Whiteland” show at Vanderelli Room, curated by David Butler. It can be accessed from that show via a QR code. “WhiteWashed” In Three Parts “ A Very Brief History of Racial Violence in America” 2021Mixed … Continue reading“WhiteWASHED” Statement
Waiting for Transcendence: Work by April Sunami Southern Ohio Museum, Portsmouth, OH April Sunami is an award winning artist focusing on figural mixed media painting. Her subjects revolve around women and the female form with fanciful hair and/or body coverings-burka, hijab, veil, coupling the abstract with … Continue readingRecent Exhibitions (2018)
Happy New Year! There were so many things to be grateful for and I’m looking forward to what is in store in 2016. Here’s a short recap of what I was up to last year. 1.New Studio- moved from my former studio (the attic of … Continue readingHappy 2016: A Year at a Glance!
Just returned from a big delicious Thanksgiving feast with my family and I have too many blessings to count. Here is a list of things that all artist (visual artists, writers, performers, filmmakers, and all creatives) should be thankful for: 1) You are your own … Continue readingGiving Thanks: 5 Things artists should be grateful about
I’ve been a busy gal recently. Too busy to even update this blog. First thing is the Creative Arts of Women exhibit at the Ohio State University Urban Arts Space. Perhaps our best group show yet. My work titled “Make Your Peace” is part memorial … Continue readingUpdates Galore!
I’m cleaning house. Parting with some older paintings that I don’t plan to exhibit anymore. Some paintings have never been exhibited outside of my studio or house. I’m making room for a big new series of paintings. So if you are in town come on … Continue readingPop Up Show and Studio Clearance
The catchphrase for 2015 is new! New space, new outlook, new year, and new work of course. My year began with moving into a new studio and I’ve hit the ground running working on a new body of work. My new series will explore themes … Continue readingNew Year New Possibilities
Check out my interview for CAW talk! http://cawcolumbus.com/ Many thanks to Allison Buenger for asking me to do this interview.Please do check out her blog The Creative Cleanse http://thecreativecleanse.blogspot.com where she challenges herself make more and buy less.
“Something Blue” has been a year in the works. It all started with a painting I did for a a group show called “Transitions” with Mother Artists at Work. “Something Blue” was created using my shredded credit cards, a Swiss franc from a previous trip, … Continue readingNew Series: Something Blue
Having an art history background I always feel compelled to find commonalities in art and categorize them. Whenever my husband and I were out and about we noticed that there are other local artists were working in themes similar to mine. Woman’s face and abstracted … Continue readingPsychenwelic