Tag Archives: MamaCita

About A Walk in the Wiss

I love to hike and mountain bike in the Wissahickon.  I usually park on Northwestern Avenue – down the street from Bruno’s – and take the bike/walking/running path there.  During the winter, my favorite time of the day is between … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Wiss

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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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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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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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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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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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“You Can’t Create if You Procreate”

On March 29th, my firstborn, my baby boy, Jacob, turns 11.  Hard to believe the big boy he has become – he is just centimeters away from being taller than me.  (Not hard to do when you’re a measly 5 … Continue reading

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The Northeast Kingdom

I was hiking one day through a wooded area near where I live.  I wanted to start a new series of artwork, but I was stuck.  I was looking for inspiration, and was deep in my own thoughts, not paying … Continue reading

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Landscape LOVE

A Landscape Love Affair opens this Friday, February 11th at the Philadelphia Welcome Center.  The Welcome Center is a Philly landmark – it is the circular one story building with windows all around at the corner of 16th St. and … Continue reading

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