Tag Archives: original art

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 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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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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The Joy of Building an Art Collection

MY DAUGHTER’S HOMETOWN, CHONGKING, CHINA Artist Linnea Heide shared with me her tips for starting an art collection which I would like to share with you.   The majority of this blog is hers with a little editing and the … Continue reading

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Alice Neel – The Movie

My first post talked about the artist, Alice Neel.  I have been personally inspired by Alice’s story for a long time. There have been many connections between Alice and me.  Alice was a portrait painter and so am I.  Alice’s … Continue reading

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Art Collecting for Dummies????

I always have considered the “Dummies” series of books insulting.   Who would really read something that called you “stupid” in the title? But here I am entitling my first post, “Art Collecting for Dummies.”  I feel like I’m shooting myself … Continue reading

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