REFLECTIONS: TAKE THE TIME TO PAUSE

April 30, 2014 Hey all….April is gone and a new month is around the corner. Just a short reminder that we may lead busy lives, but we all need to take a time to pause. Some of you have seen some scant posts for this month of April. I need to take a moment to breathe, to get away a bit. Which is what we all need to do! We live in a society of work, work, and even more work. The number one problem with that is stress. I don’t care what kind of job you have and this … Continue reading REFLECTIONS: TAKE THE TIME TO PAUSE

AT THE MUSEUM: DENVER ART MUSEUM

April 26, 2014 Morning…..the weekend is here at last! Let’s head over to Denver, Colorado to see what’s going on at the Denver Art Museum. This museum was founded in 1893 as the Denver Artists’ Club, it had temporary homes from a public library to a downtown mansion, but in 1949, the gallery opened at 14th Avenue Parkway. Since then Denver Art Museum has collected more than 70,000 works of art, becoming one of the largest art museums between Chicago and the West Coast. Current Exhibitions: MODERN MASTERS: 20TH CENTURY ICONS FROM THE ALBRIGHT-KNOX ART GALLERY  on view through Sunday, … Continue reading AT THE MUSEUM: DENVER ART MUSEUM

SPOTLIGHT ARTIST: RICHELLE MURRY

April 17, 2014 Hello, hello! As promised I’m back from my Spring Break. I wanted to post this last week, but I quickly changed it. Well I can’t keep you in suspense any longer. Richelle Murry, the lady behind Esquisses, is April’s spotlight artist. My reason to do this? Well, I wanted to show that I’m a jack of all trades. I’m pretty much a self-taught artist. I didn’t even think I had it in me to sketch or paint. Once I took an art class in my senior year at George Washington Carver High School, I knew this is … Continue reading SPOTLIGHT ARTIST: RICHELLE MURRY

AT THE MUSEUM: MOCA – MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART LOS ANGELES

April 4, 2013 HAPPY HAPPY FRIDAY! Let’s head to LA so we can see what’s going on at the MOCA – Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. The museum was established in 1979. I’m guessing Founder Douglas S. Cramer envisioned a place that would be totally devoted exclusively for contemporary art and he has achieved that goal. There are many activities and exhibitions featured at MOCA and here’s what they have going on….. JACOB HASIMOTO’S GAS GIANT / March 1, 2014 – June 8, 2014 SELECTIONS FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION / February 2, 2014 – ongoing And then you have … Continue reading AT THE MUSEUM: MOCA – MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART LOS ANGELES