Category Archives: NewWork

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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Finding Something New

One of the exercises I give photography students is to go to a very familiar place and find something surprising, something new, and make an image that wows you. It’s a hard assignment. Of course, it’s an exercise in slowing … 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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New Work Demystified

Mixed media painting, my newest body of work, is inspired by a need to expand the photograph beyond what we can see into what we can imagine. In fact, when I think about it, that’s the basis of every piece … 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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>Film Purists! Feh!

> Being an art fair artist means that I talk to a lot of people about art. A LOT of people. Literally thousands of people. Some are knowlegable about art. Most are not. All deserve my attention. I believe we … Continue reading

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>Working in Series

>Whenever I teach a photography workshop to more advanced students, I encourage them to work in series — to create works with a common theme or subject matter. Most think this is easy and silly. So what? Who wants to … Continue reading

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