Category Archives: Culture

Broken Magic

Sometimes there is beauty in the messy jumble, in the pipework, the cabling, the draft, the tangle, the engine and the computer. More in the programing than the program, the rehearsal than the dance. All under the hood, below the … Continue reading

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The Power of The Artist

Have you ever thought about how powerful, or influential artists are? Maybe it is a bit of self-flattery on my part to think this, but I think artists are among the most influential people – more than judges, lawgivers, even … Continue reading

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What Makes an Artist?

I’ve been re-examining the convictions that made me become an artist. Being an artist is risky. It was hard to know if my craft would be accepted or appreciated. I wasn’t sure if I had the skill to pull it … Continue reading

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What is creativity?

Sometimes being a creative person feels like a descent into a kind of madness. At least for a creative like myself. I even find myself wondering, “What is creativity?” I wonder if creativity has the value that I think it … Continue reading

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Accursed Are The Rich (The Rich Man and Lazarus)

I’ve just recently finished this drawing of the Rich Man and Lazarus, titled: Accursed Are The Rich [9 x 12 pen & ink on distressed paper]. I’ve had this parable on my mind for a long time. It is a … Continue reading

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The Armor of God

Last month I worked on a few drawings of the armor of God. This is referencing the passage in Ephesians 6:10-20 Where St. Paul uses the imagery of a soldier to describe the life of saints (Followers of Christ). I … Continue reading

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Things I’ve learned in one year (#2)

Last year I wrote a little list of things that I learned while working at my public studio at the Workhouse Arts Center. I started compiling this list some time ago, as I came to some realizations. Being an artist … Continue reading

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