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Call for Artwork

Comfort, Edvard Munch, 1907 I am writing a blog and am looking for art that is autobiographical; that is personal; that reveals something about the person creating it.  I am looking for both visual artists and writers (bloggers, spoken word, … 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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Portrait of a Pet

When I teach art to kids, I like to read illustrated children’s books to them.  In the best of children’s books, the language is poetry and the illustrations, fine art.  No matter how old or young we are, a good … Continue reading

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Karen Hunter-McLaughlin

The first artist I would like to profile for your consideration AND admiration is Karen Hunter-McLaughlin. I first met Karen when she joined MamaCita (a local artist cooperative, http://www.mamacitaarts.com) a few years back.  At that time, she was creating organic-shaped … Continue reading

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