One For Good Friends

Poem by Traci J. Rumsey ©

It’s been thirty years since we have all been together
A little college reunion.
I walk through the airport looking for my friend.
I know I’ll know her when I see her because she will still look the same to me.
I am a little nervous; it’s been a long time.
And then, my heart drops; there she is; a little older; but the same.
We hug as we greet each other.
We will go ...

Continue Reading →
0

The Tao of Work

Contrary to popular belief, artists don’t go to the studio only when they’re in the right frame of mind. There are many times that I as an artist am not in the mood when starting, but I have found that in making myself work nonetheless, the mood grows, and before I know it, excitement and possibilities unfold in the course of the working. To work in isolation as most artists do, requires discipline, and by setting a regular schedule ...

Continue Reading →
0

The Art of Noticing

Think it’s hard to learn about design? Just stop and take a look at the world around you. Design is something you encounter everywhere, every day of your life. You see it in the shape and color buildings, the woven details of a flower basket, food arranged on a plate, the colors in a store window display, and the texture of a knitted sweater. Whether you’re aware of it or not, you’re also constantly designing, even when you ...

Continue Reading →
0

Abstract Painting Workshop

Looking to jump-start your creativity? There’s still time to sign up for our studio painting event, scheduled for October 5, 7, and 9! Suited to the experienced painter or the beginner, this 3 day adventure delves into the many joys of art making and self-discovery. Enjoy lavish days in the studio and focused time to create your personal masterpiece from the ground up. No need for art materials, tools etcetera – all are conveniently taken care of. Catered ...

Continue Reading →
0

Identity, Suffused

Identity is a complex thing and comes from a sense of affinity or belonging, among other things. People, places, things, and experiences with which we identify soak in over time, and psychological bits and pieces accumulate to reveal an individual that is wholly original, and unique in every way.

This piece was inspired by recurring thoughts about biography and the way identity becomes fused with the people we’ve been at different times and places in life. We ...

Continue Reading →
0
Page 1 of 3 123