Tag Archives: learning

Death by Erasure

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.”  ~Ambrose Redmoon As my writer friends know, a lot has to happen before an article of any sort comes into existence.  … Continue reading

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Every Picture Has a Story – “Morning Glory”

Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open.  ~John Barrymore This is part one in a series I’m calling “Every Picture Has a Story”.  Periodically, I will select a painting, photo or other artwork to … Continue reading

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How Creativity Affected Me – the Formative Years.

A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What one can be, one must be.  ~ Abraham Maslow When I was a young girl, before … Continue reading

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The Value of Community Workshops

I will be teaching some community art workshops at The 100th Monkey Studio in Portland Oregon starting March 23rd.  There will be an opportunity to register for these  classes at the end of this post. “The way you get meaning … Continue reading

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The Sunlit Path

2:00 a.m. – Time for my first musing on life.  🙂 I am finding that after three years of pain, longing and grief following a divorce, my father’s death and a car accident, I am ready to reach out, to … Continue reading

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First Experience – view from the juror’s seat

Hello everyone!  I just had a very interesting (and fun) experience as a juror for an exhibition.  Though I have judged a show before, and have hung many shows/helped select where the work goes, I have never been in on … Continue reading

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