Category Archives: Artist_Friends

The Land Always Calls

I know I’m a person filled with opposites. I love being with people, but I prefer to work alone. I am down-in-the-ditches feminist, but I like to be home with my husband and kids. I’m a homebody with wander lust. And … Continue reading

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> Autumn Carpet 2008, Digital Photograph, (c) 2008 Jeane Vogel Photography Lots of serious amateur photographers tell me they would NEVER take pictures for a living because they love photography so much that they don’t want to turn it into … Continue reading

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>And Now for Something Completely Different…

>My friend Hildy Gottlieb (desert dweller, fixer of non-profits and talented photographer — and many other things too numerous to mention) introduced me to this web-based comic. I’ve become rather addicted.  What does this have to do with art? Aside from … Continue reading

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>An Opening

> Candle Lighting Time, Sandwiched photograph, 30×24, $350, (c) 2008 Jeane Vogel “Memento Chai,” my solo show of Judaica, opened on Saturday night. A solo show is a gigantic responsibility. When an artist is part of a group show, curators … Continue reading

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>You Can’t Do THAT!

>What do people need so many rules? Especially artists? Are we supposed to be the ones who are allowed to think beyond convention? Ok, sure. Don’t poke your studio mate with an Exacto knife. That’s a good one. Don’t drink … Continue reading

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>People die from that, don’t they? That’s the joke in the art world. A well meaning charity worker approaches an artist. We’re raising money, she says, and we’d like you donate some of your wonderful artwork to the auction. It … Continue reading

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>It’s corny and it’s traditional, but as I look over this year in art and life, I am overwhelmed with blessings: A family who is left to fend for themselves (sometimes they don’t think this a bad thing!) for half … Continue reading

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