Textures: Urban Nature

Textures: Urban Nature

I managed to take a short break from studio work today (something I rarely do) and I went for a walk to collect texture photographs for some upcoming pieces I’ll be starting soon. The slideshow below has some of the images I found. I love that even in the urban...
Inspiration…Expiration

Inspiration…Expiration

This is my inspiration wall in my studio right now. When I freak out about impending deadlines I look at all this amazing art and try to remember to breathe deeply and slow my roll. (I may not believe that inspiration is necessary to get going on work, but I do...
Three Reasons Why You Should Know Ruth Asawa

Three Reasons Why You Should Know Ruth Asawa

(featured image at top of this post courtesy of Pete Rosos of 2812 Photography: source) One of my favorite artists and biggest inspirations passed away last August. Throughout her life, Ruth Asawa stayed true to her artistic purpose in spite of a myriad of obstacles....
My Art Fix – Feb 21

My Art Fix – Feb 21

The always amazing This is Colossal website featured the lovely, ethereal air sculputes of Janet Echelman. (featured image at top of this post: “1.26 Sculpture” by Janet Echelman is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0/cropped from original/source) I am a complete...
My Art Fix – Feb 14

My Art Fix – Feb 14

Caught some cool things from around the world this week on the interwebs: Check out this fascinating 10-minute video profile of artist Ala Ebtekar who has somehow managed to combine graffiti art, Persian miniatures and illuminated manuscripts into unique works of art....