Monthly Archives: November 2015

November Offerings – Part XXX: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of II: Forest Rogers Here is the brief Artist Statement of sculptor Forest Rogers: “Just a word here, for the moment. I studied stage design at Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, receiving an MFA in … Continue reading

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November Offerings – Part XXIX: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of III: Erin Gergen Halls Artist Statement: “Two of my greatest loves are drawing and realism. Colored pencils have allowed me to indulge in both. I find the medium rich with challenge, thrilling, and an … Continue reading

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November Offerings – Part XXVIII: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of III: Angela Fraleigh Artist Statement: “Questioning social constructs of beauty, class, gender and role play I am interested in the complications of desire, what power people have available to them and how they use … Continue reading

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November Offerings – Part XXVII: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of III: Peter Zokosky Peter Zokosky (born 1957) earned a B.A. from the University of California, Riverside and an M.F.A. from the Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles. “Carpe diem.” – Horace, Roman lyric poet and … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual…O how I laugh when I think of my vague indefinite riches. No run on my bank can drain it, for my wealth is not possession but enjoyment.” … Continue reading

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November Offerings – Part XXV: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of IV: Derek Buckner American painter Derek Buckner (born 1970) lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. A Poem for Today “Ancient Music,” By Ezra Pound Winter is icumen in, Lhude sing Goddamm, Raineth drop … Continue reading

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November Offerings – Part XXIV: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of III: Robert Standish Artist Statement (partial): “My work mirrors individuals’ private moments of introspection. I find myself compelled to capture the moments when a strong desire and need to feel comfortable in one’s own … Continue reading

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November Offerings – Part XXIII: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of III: Joyce Cambron In the words of one writer, “Joyce Cambron states that her figurative paintings are about ‘things I can’t easily talk about – isolation and intimacy. They are often representations of the … Continue reading

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November Offerings – Part XXII: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

From the American History Archives: Requiem 22 November 1963: President John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas. American Art – Part I of IV: Lani Irwin Artist Statement: “I’m not sure there’s anything that hasn’t been done in painting … Continue reading

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November Offerings – Part XXI: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of V: Brent Funderburk Brent Funderburk earned a B.F.A. and an M.F.A. in Painting, Drawing, and Film from East Carolina University School of Art in Greenville. A Poem for Today “The Best of It,” By … Continue reading

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