Category Archives: Stories

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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Artwork’s Life After the Studio

Sometimes I wonder about it: what happens to my art when someone buys it? I’ve had collectors show me the art they purchased and framed in a way that makes me cringe… or applaud. I’ve had people send me pictures … Continue reading

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An Artist’s Journey: China, 6 July 2014

Two years ago, my friend Renata was teaching at the University of Zhongshan in southeastern China. “Come to China,” she said. “They will want to know your art.” Last December, the Regional Arts Commission offered me the chance. They awarded … Continue reading

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An Artist’s Journey: China, 30 June 2014

Tjap artist proudly shows me my name that he has carved in the marble, ©2014 Jeane Vogel Studios It’s hard to keep track of all the details while traveling. I have lost this artist’s name, but I loved talking to … Continue reading

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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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