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A Walk in the Wiss

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I Am Not Ashamed to Say This Is All About Me.

I have wanted to be an artist since as long as I can remember.  Well, at least until after my phase of wanting to be a nun ended.  That desire was snuffed out when I discovered boys.  Then, I began … Continue reading

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A Not-very-scholarly review

On Saturday morning, I dragged my 11 year old and 8 year old to see the Solo Series exhibition at the Abington Art center.  I am teaching in the art center’s APEX program.  In this program, I give a group of … Continue reading

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A Few (Nude) Minutes with Melissa Tevere

In the late 1970’s, Andy Rooney began his famous segment on 60 Minutes, “A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney”.  This segment recently ended it’s 30+ year run. In the spirit of Andy Rooney, I would like to offer “A Few … Continue reading

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Then and Now: Photographs by Susie Forrester

I studied art education in graduate school.  On our first day of class, the professor asked us each to recount our earliest memory of making art.  My first memory came to me immediately:  I was in kindergarten, standing at a … Continue reading

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Brave Odysseus

These photos by Dave Moser represent the beginning of his series “Housewife”.  In full disclosure, I must tell you that Dave is my brother in law and that I, with my many contacts as a former housewife, am recruiting subjects … Continue reading

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The Roots are Long and Deep

As a Catholic in Recovery, religion is on my mind today: yesterday was Good Friday, tomorrow, Easter Sunday.  Bear with me Readers.  I know many of you are former Catholics; turned away by the ongoing sexual abuse scandal and the … Continue reading

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For Kate

Everyone must know who Kate Middleton is by now.  Right? How about Etsy?  Do you know what Etsy is? Etsy is the perfect place to window shop. It is an easy-to-navigate labryrinth of shops owned by individual, autonomous artists or … Continue reading

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The Pursuit of Imperfection

In a previous post, I wrote that a college professor suggested I try drinking alcohol while painting.  He thought it would loosen me up.  I thought it would make me careless. I realize now what he was really saying:  “Stop … Continue reading

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Art is For Lovers

Heart Strings #5 by Holly Ward Bimba Etsy is the perfect place to find affordable, one of a kind art:  but I must warn you – Etsy is huge!  I’d like to make a suggestion:  search on the tag: “findingfineart”. … Continue reading

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