Category Archives: Art Inspiration

Artist’s Journal: Alone

There are things you notice when you are alone in the woods for any period of time, when there are no radio or tv sounds, no one else talking, no distractions. You notice the sound of the land. In the … Continue reading

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Artist’s Journal: Ok. What is that?

Morning coffee on the deck. Late afternoon tea on the deck. The view from my cabin at the Lillian E Smith Center is simple but stunning. I quickly developed a routine of enjoying the view as I contemplated the start … Continue reading

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An Artist’s Journal: Residency During Pandemic

How can artists make a living during pandemic? How can we sell our art? Those are the most common topics of discussion among artists I know these days. The second most common topic? How can I create amidst all this … Continue reading

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An Artist’s Journal, Ireland: The Sea

There are people who spend their holidays in cities. The nightlife, bustling streets, museums, people-watching, top-rated restaurants. There are people who crave the land. They hike through mountain passes, through meadows of wild flowers and brambles, skinny-dip in cool lakes, … Continue reading

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Anatomy of An Artist Resident, Part III

Anatomy of An Artist Resident, Part I;  Anatomy of An Artist Resident, Part II Jeane and Sukanya leave in for Ireland portion of the Symbols and Stories project in fewer than six days. It’s a busy week. Holidays for Jeane, … Continue reading

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Hummers

Four or five hummingbirds zoom around the window. Two males chase each other off. It’s not the females they vie for, I think. They want first shot at the refilled feeder. One lands. Drinks. Some land on the feeder, some … Continue reading

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