Monthly Archives: August 2015

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

American Art – Part I of III: Arian Artist Statement: “Art, for me is not only a means of self-expression, but a means of self realization and personal growth. I strive to express the eternal qualities of humanity that transcend … Continue reading

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

American Art – Part I of V: Bryce Cameron Liston Artist Statement: “My goal is to regain the traditions of the past along with the standards of craftsmanship and training. By studying the great artists of the past, we artists … Continue reading

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August Offerings – Part XX: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of VI: Angela Bentley Fife Artist Statement: “I think we, as women, often compare ourselves to others, but we’re comparing ourselves to our perception of others. Maybe their best parts against our worst parts. I … Continue reading

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August Offerings – Part XVIII: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of IV: Kirsten Moran Here is one critic describing the artistry of Kirsten Moran: “The artist’s classical styling exudes a strong contemporary feel. Each painting channels the essence of femininity and the voice of the … Continue reading

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August Offerings – Part XVIII: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of III: William Albanese, Sr. According to one writer, “William Albanese Sr. has a BFA and Master’s Equivalent in art education from the Maryland Institute College of Art. Mr. Albanese taught in the Baltimore County … Continue reading

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American Muse: Wallace Stevens

“Domination of Black” At night, by the fire, The colors of the bushes And of the fallen leaves, Repeating themselves, Turned in the room, Like the leaves themselves Turning in the wind. Yes: but the color of the heavy hemlocks … Continue reading

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August Offerings – Part XVII: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of II: Justin Novak In the words of one critic, “American ceramist Justin Novak received a BFA in Communications Design (Illustration) from the Pratt Institute, New York in 1983 and an MFA in 1996 from … Continue reading

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August Offerings – Part XVI: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of V: Olga Noes Artist Statement: “I’m a self-taught portrait artist by trade, with my primary fuel for creativity being juxtaposition. The marriage of beauty and tragedy is uniquely appealing to me in prose, paint … Continue reading

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American Muse: Robinson Jeffers

“The Place For No Story” The coast hills at Sovranes Creek: No trees, but dark scant pasture drawn thin Over rock shaped like flame; The old ocean at the land’s foot, the vast Gray extension beyond the long white violence; … Continue reading

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August Offerings – Part XV: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of IV; Kyle Polzin According to one writer, “Born on January 16, 1974, Kyle Polzin grew up in South Texas, and began developing his artistic skills at a young age with the guidance of his … Continue reading

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