Tagged With: simple

An ethical line

July 6, 2017

To draw a line. A simple line can identify both home and trespasser. Political lines describe differences, places of meeting:  here and there, you and me, us and them. Natural lines are always clear, but changing.  Shoreline, treeline, river, snake, stick, shadow. Lines can protect the sacred, the private, the personal from the public.  Open, […]

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find a reason

February 6, 2014

I have two feet’s worth of projects to move from here to over there – from the possible to the more possible pile; to the surprisingly good pile, a few to the “well now I know that won’t work ever” pile.  They all have a best before date; some of which I know, others I’ve […]

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Power and comfort

January 5, 2013

The studio is dark. I am entirely at peace in this space – made small and comfortable by the light of one candle.  Muffled, intermittent cars drive north or south through slush outside and I stare out my big, arched third floor window at headlights, streetlights, house lights.  The clock ticks like a slow walk. […]

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Winter Solstice, 2012

December 21, 2012

I woke in my bed this morning at 6:15, just in time to feel something shift. Winter solstice dawns today with fine fine snowfall out of white into white.  Even the trees are disappearing  – their branches look like fine pencil lines now.  I’m watching the snow fall, listening to the incredible Mychael Danna soundtrack […]

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shovel

April 15, 2012

Imprint:  A rapid learning process by which [an artist] establishes a behavior pattern of recognition and attraction to another animal or an object (artistic license generously applied) Drawing is like that, for me.  The translation of an object or a face or a scene from eye to paper or canvas leaves a permanent impression in […]

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