Tag Archives: Melissa Borko Tevere

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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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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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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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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