Category Archives: art

The Problem With Aging Is the Problem

The real problem with aging is that we consider it a problem We don’t need to defy aging. We need to embrace it and not see it through the lens of decline. Or diminishment The images of “older women” were

The Problem With Aging Is the Problem

The real problem with aging is that we consider it a problem We don’t need to defy aging. We need to embrace it and not see it through the lens of decline. Or diminishment The images of “older women” were

How Old Is Old -Women, Aging and Art

How old is old is, an age-old question and the answer keeps changing especially for women. Forty may be the new thirty and sixty the new fifty, but aging itself continues to be seen as diminishment and decline. Long ascribed

How Old Is Old -Women, Aging and Art

How old is old is, an age-old question and the answer keeps changing especially for women. Forty may be the new thirty and sixty the new fifty, but aging itself continues to be seen as diminishment and decline. Long ascribed

My Own Grey Gardens

Late last Monday, my American Dream was auctioned off. On the cold granite steps in front of town hall, my house of twenty-one years was sold in a foreclosure sale. As the late afternoon sun cast a golden haze on

My Own Grey Gardens

Late last Monday, my American Dream was auctioned off. On the cold granite steps in front of town hall, my house of twenty-one years was sold in a foreclosure sale. As the late afternoon sun cast a golden haze on

Art Appreciation It’s All In The Family 

I’ve been in hundreds of art shows over the years. It is always a thrill. But this most recent one, “Agency: Feminist Art and Power” at the Museum of Sonoma County is especially satisfying. Meaningful in ways no other has

Art Appreciation It’s All In The Family 

I’ve been in hundreds of art shows over the years. It is always a thrill. But this most recent one, “Agency: Feminist Art and Power” at the Museum of Sonoma County is especially satisfying. Meaningful in ways no other has

Art Show-Agency Feminist Art and Power

  I am very honored to be included in a new show Agency: Feminist Art and Power, organized in partnership with the Feminist Art Project and curated by Karen M. Gutfreund, which will be presented in the Museum of Sonoma

Art Show-Agency Feminist Art and Power

  I am very honored to be included in a new show Agency: Feminist Art and Power, organized in partnership with the Feminist Art Project and curated by Karen M. Gutfreund, which will be presented in the Museum of Sonoma

sally Edelstein and her dog Prince

Why Dogs Rule

Today it’s all about the dogs. In honor of Betty White’s 100th birthday today, I share a wonderful world that once lived in my young imagination, a world I think that she would support wholeheartedly- I called it ArfLand a

sally Edelstein and her dog Prince

Why Dogs Rule

Today it’s all about the dogs. In honor of Betty White’s 100th birthday today, I share a wonderful world that once lived in my young imagination, a world I think that she would support wholeheartedly- I called it ArfLand a

New years Eve Mary Tyler Moore

Happy New Year 2022-Will We Make It After All?

How I long to shout “Happy New Year” and really mean it. Wear a silly hat and blow a cheezy plastic horn at midnight and truly believe its message! Exchange that greeting with friends without a hint of irony! Last

New years Eve Mary Tyler Moore

Happy New Year 2022-Will We Make It After All?

How I long to shout “Happy New Year” and really mean it. Wear a silly hat and blow a cheezy plastic horn at midnight and truly believe its message! Exchange that greeting with friends without a hint of irony! Last

Art Collage Sally Edelstein

A Fractured State of Our Union

After the calamitous events of 2020 can we piece the country back together even as the state of our union is being torn to shreds? The perpetuation of myths, lies, and fears both old & new is ripping our nation

Art Collage Sally Edelstein

A Fractured State of Our Union

After the calamitous events of 2020 can we piece the country back together even as the state of our union is being torn to shreds? The perpetuation of myths, lies, and fears both old & new is ripping our nation

Artist’s Talk Deadlocked and Loaded:Disarming America

I am honored to be included in a really powerful show called “Deadlocked and Loaded: Disarming America.” It is a feminist POV on gun violence, curated by activist/curator Karen Gutfreund. Join me tonight March 10 from 7- 8:30pm EST on

Artist’s Talk Deadlocked and Loaded:Disarming America

I am honored to be included in a really powerful show called “Deadlocked and Loaded: Disarming America.” It is a feminist POV on gun violence, curated by activist/curator Karen Gutfreund. Join me tonight March 10 from 7- 8:30pm EST on

My Politics is My Art

As I’ve been watching the memorial service for RBG with tears for our loss and tears of where we are, there are also feelings of pride. As a woman, a feminist, and a Jew.  It is meaningful to me in

My Politics is My Art

As I’ve been watching the memorial service for RBG with tears for our loss and tears of where we are, there are also feelings of pride. As a woman, a feminist, and a Jew.  It is meaningful to me in