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Saturday, March 26, 2011

Imagery niggling

I post a collage of some old & new works. Some finished_ others, in-process.

I am reading, "expressive Drawing" by Steven Aimone, and loving how it validates the looking/seeing experience of our individual humanness! You can make anything that you see, the WAY you see it_ your art!

Here too, are some inspirational quotes for today and everyday they serve your own higher functioning:

"Before I go I will remember that there’s someone out there who needs me.

I am living my life so they can find me!" _Someone said a Balinese dancer first said this!

"What you radiate in the world comes back to you!" _Nicholas Bellamy, a wise friend and fellow artist!

Saturday, March 19, 2011

The National Museum of Women in the Arts, in Washington D.C.

In conducting research during my undergraduate studies on women in the arts, I could not find any information locally that gave me enough of what I needed to treat my subjects fairly.
What a victorious thrill it was when I discovered that the NMWA would give me the supportive access I needed to over 250 names for French Women Artists in particular_ since this was my research focus!
I wound up writing two papers for two different projects on my subject, the second of which I wrote in both English and French.

Thank-you very much, National Museum of Women in the Arts!

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Beautiful permission-giving inspiration!

Check out the details to get involved on any scale that fits for you, right here at: Inside Out

I have never felt so finally identified until seeing two projects today of this scale and magnitude by just one person (at least out in front)!

I am looking for this kind support in the world! Who wants to help me be an Inside Out Artist in this world?!

*Leave your comments and contact info here!♡Thanks

Who Are you? Who? Who? Who? Who? I REALLY want to know?

In my newest incarnation at a local museum, I am absolutely struggling to learn the art of telling people, primarily children, what looking at art is!

That the value of a person's own eyes (consciously) looking at what is called art, is a valuable act. Actively building on looking together, through facilitating each person speaking about what and how each one sees, in an organized, non-judgmental and encouraging manner, so as to empower the act of looking differently through shared conversation, what and how each person sees. Thereby, taking ownership of the art and the experience of looking_ together.

For example the current feature exhibit, outside of the many permanent, residency and visiting exhibits available to see at the museum_ is work of contemporary photographer, Chris Jordan. The exhibit of his work is titled: Running the Numbers.

*Watch the TED video of Chris' talk about why he does his photography, and notice non-judgmentally how you respond. Then, share it with friends and see how you all do!

I thought titling this post after the Who was appropriate. After all in light of this exhibit's message and mirror, who are we_ each one?!!

Then, some partial answers provoked by this particular exhibit's invitation to see deeply into one's own self, and one's own subsequent (lifelong) choices (in some cases), as documented and mirrored back to us by Chris Jordan's photography_ may for some, be found in these quotes that have recently crossed my own radar:

“I've come to think of Europe as a hardcover book, America as the paperback version.”

_ Don Delillo

“Love does truly come to those who still hope although they've been disappointed_ to those who still believe although they’ve been betrayed, to those who still choose to love

although they’ve been hurt before, and to those who have the courage to build trust again.” _ Paraphrased from Anonymous, posted to the Internet