Monthly Archives: October 2009

Goodbye to an Assemblage Delight

I have been racking my brain for the last couple of days for the story of how I became familiar with the sculptor and collage artist Janice Lowry.  If I recall correctly I believe I met her when working for … Continue reading

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Faculty Art Show at Fox

There is a Faculty art show up currently at the Lindgren Gallery at George Fox University in Newberg Oregon.  The wonderful scope of the work represented reflects well the broad range of talent and diversity of our faculty.  I encourage … Continue reading

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The Pelican

When traveling to Europe ten or so years ago I became very enamored of the medieval representation of the pelican.  Now when in various churches, museums or town squares with students (like this last May in a square in Brugge,)  … Continue reading

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Our Daily Bread

I read a little C.S. Lewis this morning, and thought I’d pass it on to you this Friday: “A more Christian attitude, which can be attained at any age, is that of leaving futurity in God’s hands.   We may as … Continue reading

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“Golden” and “Evensong”

I’m currently in the process of framing away my recent mixed media monotypes.  I’m struck how such a large part of creating art doesn’t involve “making art” at all! Here are two other developments from the monotypes I created in … Continue reading

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A gut-level experience of our profound spiritual emptiness.

A spiritual grandfather that saw me through difficult times is Brennan Manning.  I read “The Ragamuffin Gospel” about thirteen years ago and it rocked my world. All of his books reiterate his basic theme:  the grace of God is overwhelming.  … Continue reading

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Flutter

With every monotype I pulled when I worked with the Atelier Meridian in early September I got what is affectionately called a “ghost print”.  These are lighter versions of the original print that often have their own unique qualities.  “Flutter” … Continue reading

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