Category Archives: Travel

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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An Artist’s Journal, Ireland: When Artists Collaborate

About a year ago, Sukanya and I began the long process to reach out to artists in Ireland in hopes of collaboration. We knew we were taking a risk, and we knew that funding organizations would not understand our mission. … 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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An Artist’s Journal: Iceland, Lasting Impressions

It’s raining pretty hard, as it has been on and off for the last five days, and the wind is whipping the golden grasses, which is all that really grows in Iceland. I’ve hiked and driven and made photographs in … Continue reading

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An Artist’s Journal: Iceland – I Never Asked for Adventure

I’m not a thrill seeker. For one thing, I’m 61 and while I still bounce when I fall, I’d rather not fall at all. I don’t love heights, though zip-lining in Costa Rica at my daughter’s insistence (3.5 hours, 13 … Continue reading

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Artist’s Journal: Iceland – Yes, I’m Really Working

Cairn at Dawn, Reykjavik, tapestry, 2×7 in, wool & page from my journal I hear it all the time. “Ooh, you’re so lucky.” “I wish I had your vacations.” And the most common, the snarky, “Must be nice.” Artists go … Continue reading

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An Artist’s Journal: Iceland – Inspiration

I took a day-long tour in with 8 others in a small van today. We went to all the typical waterfalls, black beach, small towns. It’s wonderful to see them and I don’t mean to sound jaded, but as a … Continue reading

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