Twelve Blog: High

May 8, 2013News, Workbook

Mankato, Minnesota This photo is part of an ongoing series at You can find a collection of my photos for the project here. 


April 24, 2013News, Workbook

Two—two—snowstorms have blown through here since that last post. It’s April 24th. Yesterday a friend called it February 72nd. Because of the snow, we’ve had an interesting time this last week with installing the work and everything else—but more on that later. Right now I have to get ready for the talk and the opening, … Read More

Wild parakeets print + free shipping

April 12, 2013News, Workbook

We were enchanted by the wild parakeets flying around Natalie‘s garden in London. Bright green blurs against overcast skies. Prints of this photo by Anthony are now available in our Society6 shop. Sizes range from minis (7 x 10″) to extra-large (28 x 40″) and you can get free shipping worldwide now through April 14th … Read More

A Map of the World

April 8, 2013News, Workbook

Drawing + places are kind of my thing so I was super excited to work on A Map of the World, Gestalten’s new book about contemporary illustration that explores the subject of place. As a writer for the project, I got to find out a little bit more about old favorites like Oliver Jeffers and … Read More

Hello from Minneapolis!

April 4, 2013News, Workbook

I arrived yesterday afternoon and am so happy to be here amongst family, friends, and animals. Anthony landed in New York last night and will join me here on Saturday. Our April 3 travel date became a kind of bookend for this past year—it was April 2012 that we returned from the US after five … Read More

Last days in the studio…for now

March 18, 2013News, Workbook

I’m reaching the last stretch of painting days before these canvases need to get shipped out. !!?? If I may share a tiny blogging regret with you, it would be that I didn’t document this work and the process of making it on the blog—in fact, I almost stopped writing here altogether. But it’s not … Read More

Twelve Blog: Shout

March 15, 2013News, Workbook

Cities are in a constant state of change; neighborhoods morph this way and that from safe to crime-infested, from run-down to hip to boring, etc. Berlin as we know it came into being from a unique combination of factors and history, but time has caught up with it and the change is happening at an … Read More

Coke Light Campaign

February 18, 2013News, Workbook

Anthony shot this Coke Light campaign just before Christmas. Over the last few weeks, the billboards went up all over town and it’s been fun to see them in unexpected places. The campaign even made a cameo in an honest-to-goodness Berlin Scandal in which a landlord installed one of the ads as a massive billboard … Read More

Twelve Blog: Lovers

February 4, 2013News, Workbook

New Year’s Eve, Minneapolis, USA This photo is part of an ongoing series at You can find a collection of my photos for the project here.