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the Purpose

somebody asked me today what the Purpose of MMA was today… or was it – did I have a philosophy? what were my underlying principles? Let me say that, there is something earth-shattering about the drive behind this; something primal. It’s driven by something extremely intuitive, & I’ve found a few others who have put…

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lots shakin’ at the Monkey

I have some really amazing friends. I met them at a party. Their own party. I didn’t know them yet, but Paige Green gave a slideshow of her work, and Arann played some music. I can tend to be a bit of a tough critic, but I was impressed! This was 3 years ago. Since then,…

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it always goes Back to Architecture School

So – let’s take this a step back even further… Architecture School. University of Oregon. 1996-2000. It was an incredible time for me – surrounded by incredibly Creative people. It was truly there that I was so ecstatic to learn that, guess what? Rules (via art) are meant to be broken! This is where real…

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A Wild Conception

I thought I’d begin with a small description of: The Very First Messy Monkey Event. The only rule was that there were (essentially) no rules. The intent was to:  Think Outside the Box, to use unconventional means to experiment with “art” to use large brooms & other wide utensils to stray from any detail or…

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