Category archives: Grad School and Before

The First Week

The First Week
This summer I'll be spending my time in both Philly and Brooklyn. My plan is to commute back and forth almost every other week. I have paintings at both locations to be finished (one space larger than the other for the big babies), rent money that I refuse to waste, friends that I must see in both cities and one incredible fiancé I will be with every second I can. Unf[...]

All Systems Go?

All Systems Go?
I have slacked on my posting quite a bit since May.  School starts on September 6th and I have been trying to keep my head afloat in order to have a smooth transition for this big adventure. I had a blip in my process early on.  My financial aid went through just fine, but my loans were another story all together. - I have spent these last couple of years, in betwe[...]

Oh the nerve.

Oh the nerve.
Filed for all my student loan "stuff" last week (which contained a twenty minute quiz by the government on my understanding of money borrowing).  I sent a request into NYAA, receiving a letter back stating they will be "certified" this week.  I'm not quite sure what that means but I am hoping all of the money I requested goes through.  I'm not quite sure what I would [...]

Big decisions.

Big decisions.
It's been a while since I've posted.  My brain is fumbling around with the ideas of which graduate school I will be attending in the Fall (yes, if you haven't already heard.. I got accepted to NYAA!).  The decision is so much more difficult than I thought it'd be.  I have to contemplate the idea of taking the easier road (staying in Philadelphia, keeping my job, spend[...]

Moosh.

Moosh.
Today was lovely. I got a giant flutter of inspiration and went searching through old photographs to seek new paintings or ideas for them. -Painting hands started out as an exercise to see if I could do it. Now, I find myself rather obsessed with the process. I think I may be creating a separate section of my portfolio with them. It seems simple, but the ideas that ca[...]
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