Category Archives: Art Saves Lives

Searching for Words

Art saves lives. Anyone who knows me or reads my posts knows that’s my mantra. Art is personal expression. It’s communication. My artist statement gently reminds patrons that “art should match your soul, not your sofa.” Art should speak to … Continue reading

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Who Steals Art?

I understand stealing food when you’re hungry. I understand stealing money when you are desperate. I understand stealing a pretty bauble when you are young and thoughtless. I do not understand stealing art. A couple of Sundays ago I walked … Continue reading

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Hiatus Over

Red Gerber, ©2013 Jeane Vogel Studios Mixed Media, 14×19, $175 Life gets in the way. One minute you’re blogging along, and the next… whoa! It’s been two years! Not that I’ve been lying around smoking unfiltered Lucky Strikes and eating … Continue reading

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>Unexpected Lesson

>When I teach, I never know what the lesson will truly be. That’s the gift teachers are given, I think. We plan, but the lesson might be something far more profound. Last week I was in Atlanta as Artist in … Continue reading

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>Using Art to Change the World

>Is there a more versatile method of communication than art? Art can tell a story, retrieve a memory, provoke an argument, inspire a movement. Art saves lives. Art can change the world. http://www.youtube.com/get_playerMy dear friend and conception artist/sculptor Ilene Berman … Continue reading

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>If They Gave Awards for Art Fairs…

>If they gave awards for art fairs, then Marion Art Festival and Deb Bailey would win one. What are we waiting for? Let’s create one. Let’s call it the Nancy Saturn Memorial Award and give it those art fair directors … Continue reading

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>Art Saves Lives — Again

>I was in my 20s when I was thunderstruck with the idea that art saves lives. It’s not an original idea. It predates writing; probably predates languages. It’s uniquely human. And being uniquely human, art has an impact on every … Continue reading

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