Category Archives: Spirituality

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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My 30th Birthday

Today is my thirtieth birthday. So, I thought  I would write down some feelings, and lessons learned. I’ve been lucky. Life has been really good – great family, safe places to live, food and education. I’ve found ways to live … Continue reading

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Save The Date: July 14th

You are invited to join me for the opening reception of my Exhibit Craft & Character [Part III: An Exploration of Light]. The reception will be held at the Workhouse Arts Center (The Old DC prison!), Building 5, from 6:00-9:00pm, … Continue reading

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Escapism and the Avenue to Heaven

I’ve mentioned before (in Making a Mark) how I’ve seen a few examples of Apathy in our culture. Recently I’ve also recognized Escapism in a few places in our culture. Often Apathy and Escapism go hand in hand. For example, … Continue reading

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Celtic Knots, Honesty and Prayer

I’ve been playing around recently with some Celtic patterns. My style of drawing lends itself to being able to do this kind of design with Pen & Ink. What is really different about my normal work in comparison is the … Continue reading

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Matter, Information and Character

In Scientific Circles, Philosophical Circles, and Religious Circles there is frequent discussion over what “is,” or what exists. Philosophers even call this one of the main branches of philosophy, Epistemology. Descartes famously asked if he existed, to which his response … Continue reading

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Making a Mark

Mark making is often discussed in art classes. There is often distinctions between expressive and controlled marks, intentional marks and unintentional marks – and sometimes even hidden marks. Mark making is also a major part of existential philosophy, and American … Continue reading

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