Tag Archives: Art

Living in “The Land of Is.”

I’m not supposed to be here.  On this very day you should be finding me in Annaghmakerrig, County Monaghan, Ireland.  I’m supposed to be at an artist residency at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre tucked in the rolling green of the … Continue reading

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Barnett Newman Made My Mom Cry

I can say with confidence that I remember little from my family’s trip to Washington DC when I was twelve, except for the moment when my mother entered a room in the National Gallery of Art and burst into tears … Continue reading

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The Use of Time is Fate

Delighting in the aisles of Given’s Books in Lynchburg Virginia I think in part I was already dazed a bit.  I had found myself smitten and reassured that there are independent booksellers that are thriving.  Lo-and-behold, Amazon hasn’t destroyed all … Continue reading

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The intriuging work of Hilary White

I ran onto a very interesting artist while in Philadelphia.  I didn’t encounter her work in an art gallery, but she was my waitress at a delightful restaurant in old town. Funny how things work out that way eh? Her … Continue reading

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Art of the Steal

Saw a movie as of late with Gary Buhler one of our painting professors at Fox that I wanted to recommend to you. “The Art of the Steal” is a intriguing documentary on the Barns Collection of Post-Impressionist art in … 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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“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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Both, And

Well, thought I’d share with you another one of the ink gouache and watercolor pieces that I’ve completed as of late.  Hope you are having a good evening (well, or morning, afternoon etc…).

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Variations on a Theme

When I was about seven, I received a toy my parent’s gave me that they had gotten in their travels to Ireland.  It was a wooden stacking head of a man with blue eyes and a yellow pipe.  The brim … Continue reading

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J.D. Perkin at Laura Russo

An artist friend of mine, J.D. Perkin in September has work up at the Laura Russo Gallery in Portland.  His current set of ceramic figures are these delightful “boxers” some of which remind me of thoughtful toys or the old … Continue reading

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