Bridge Across Time
In 1988 I wrote: “I am attracted to petroglyphs in a deep way. They came from a time when art was an integral aspect of community, when the artist was a healer. Even though scientists are reluctant to give meaning to these symbols I think ancient artisans knew that the power of manifesting an image was to cross the bridge to spiritual nourishment. “Bridge Across Time” was the first oil painting in a series of over 100 that depict petroglyphs. (more…)
Coming or going? Where does one leave off and the next one begin? Apart and together, crossing and passing. On Aka threads we retrace our steps, begin again. (more…)
Harmony, New Harmony
Sweet thoughts occur after a recent trip to America’s prettiest art town to pick up artwork from New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art. It marked the end of an era, and got me reminiscing about that period and how much the town has meant to me as an artist. (more…)
II am pleased that all three of my Rock Paperglyphs were selected for the virtual exhibition Rock Paper Scissors, curated by Kate Savage for Arts Connects Lexington. Artists were asked to respond to the idea of “Rock, Paper, Scissors”. (more…)
A few days ago Sergio Gomez, curator, teacher and artist from Art NXT Level wrote: (more…)
In addition to the latest artwork from the studio, there will be garden and home things you’ll enjoy, to buy at the 12th Annual Autumn Open Studio. I love preparing the herbs, and saving seeds from the garden that began with harvests in the spring. (more…)
The Art Dollies came from all over the world to see the eleven Love Letters to Humanity. They love to get out and around.
PS: Some of the dolls are Treasures of Italy dolls from the 1950’s, some are rescued from antique shows, some are hand made by Kathleen O’Brien.
It’s a funny time of year, and particularly this year a time to celebrate and embrace extremes, it seems to me. All I can do is move forward with faith. One friend calls it being time compressed, and I think you might be feeling it also.
The great joy is (more…)
Coming soon, at the end of the month, Birds and Flora; Seasonal Garden Visitors for the Small Art Holiday Special I mentioned in the recent studio update. Below is the press release I’ve been sending. However, I am releasing the art earlier to people on my list, with other deals, so if you want to be included in the notification, now is the time to sign up! (more…)