The Acorn Contains the Tree

Solo Exhibition July 2-30, 2009 @ PNCA 214 Gallery

Broken in the Fall (2009)

76 1/2" x 49 1/2" @ Siren NAtions  Journey Show


Lung Ta  "One more than four" group show @ Anka Gallery, July 2-30, 2009

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 Resurrection Chair 2009  (side view) Antique child's chair & driftwood . Dimensions variable. J.Paradisi


  •  My painting, Love You to Death (2007) will be published on the October 2009 cover of the American Journal of Nursing. AJN accepts the work of just six artists annually, and has a worldwide circulation of 340,000.
  • My painting Broken in the Fall (2009) is juried into Siren Nation's The Journey show.  October through November 2009 at the Olympic Mills Commerce Center, 107 SE Washington St. Portland,Or. The show is curated by Molly Jochem.
  • I interview Tamara English for the October edition of pdxArtscene. Read the interview:
  • August 14-23The Manor of Art at Milepost 5,900 NE 81st Ave.Portland, Or 97213 I'm in room 360.
  • Solo exhibition The Acorn Contains the Tree  July 2 - July 30, 2009 at Pacific Northwest College of Art 214 Gallery. Opening reception First Thursday July 2, 2009, 6-9 pm.
  • "One more than four", Group show at Anka Gallery, 325 NW 6th St. Portland, OR,   July 2-30, 2009. Opening reception First Thursday July 2nd, 6-9 pm.
  • got a shout out from the American Journal of Nursing (AJN) blog, Off the Chart in a post by Sylvia Foley. The series Greetings from Slabtown was specifically noted. Go to this link, to read the post. 
  •  Kaplan Publishing includes my short stories, Icarus Again  and Voyagers in its anthology New Lives: Nurses' Stories about Babies. Edited by Kathleen Huggins,  the book is in stores now. It is available now on-line  at, Barnes & Noble, and Target.
  • I interview artists Anna S. King and John Graeter for the August edition of