Crazy Quilt

“It is not our job to remain whole. We came to lose our leaves Like the trees, and be born again, Drawing up from the great roots.” ~ Robert Bly I found myself complaining recently that I was feeling quite scattered. Starting projects, stopping projects. Throwing...

On Guard!

Last Sunday I went to the Butler Museum of Art in Youngstown, Ohio. I almost got thrown out … Yup. I am a rebble-rouser… I was with two other artists and we were inspecting a painting up close – we had gone to see my piece in the Pastel Society of...

Inertia

Some years ago I heard the amazing portrait painter, Howard Sanden, talk about his work. He said the most difficult thing for an artist to overcome is inertia… At the time I thought that was a rather cute way to say “just do it.” But now that I am...