Tag: Creating

Art, Poetry and Uber

“Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is a painting that is felt rather than seen.”  Leonardo da Vinci

It always is fun to meet new people and you never know the stories that people you have never met will share. Such was the case last week while Alan and I were in Nashville TN.

I need to first back-up and put a back story to all of this.

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The Love for Outsider Artists

I come here for one thing, and that is, I have visions of other worlds. I have visions that’s unimaginable. I have visions that I can’t even tell people. And I try, the best thing I can, to draw my visions.

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For those of you who are not familiar with outsider art, it is a label created by French artist Jean Dubuffet to describe art created outside the boundaries of official culture.

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The Importance of Having your Own Space

“Art isn’t everything, it’s just about everything.”  Gertrude Stein

I am really excited about our studio open house being held next weekend. I am in a “cottage” that is subdivided into three studio spaces. As a collective group we decided to open our studios to the public for an open house. I am looking forward to showing off my compact studio and having my watercolors  for sale.

I am going into my second year of having a studio space and it has been the best decision I have ever made.

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