Part 1 of blog series about moving away from Norfolk, Virginia to pursue the arts in Asheville, North Carolina.
A review of a visit to Asheville NC’s River Arts District.
Blog post comparing the works of contemporary artists with artists from other centuries and genres.
A commentary on 2 incidences of artists being caught copying other artists and the repercussions.
Overview of drawing lessons learning classical techniques and applying them to contemporary realism.
It may be the shorter days but I feel the need to nest and go into art making hibernation. This means having an insatiable need to rearrange my home and make another attempt at putting together a livable and workable studio space. Strangely, it also means making playlists of down-tempo and OTR horror and readingContinue reading “Hibernation & Guilty Pleasures”
It’s a weird feeling to see that the work you like to produce fits into a movement or oeuvre or genre or whatever. It’s a weird feeling to have to question yourself why that it is. It’s not that I want to create things that are not a response to the long history of artContinue reading “The Pursuit of the Original”
If I was good at writing I’d spend a lot of space here talking about how movies and drama have treated the artist as a madman(rather than woman) similarly to the mad scientist of many a horror film and book. The below examples don’t necessarily match that concept, but they are creepy stories featuring artists and art.