Reflections…..Inspirational Poem

March 31 / 16 A Prayer In Time Of War – Poem by Alfred Noyes The war will change many things in art and life, and among them, it is to be hoped, many of our own ideas as to what is, and what is not, “intellectual.” Thou, whose deep ways are in the sea, Whose footsteps are not known, To-night a world that turned from Thee Is waiting — at Thy Throne. The towering Babels that we raised Where scoffing sophists brawl, The little Antichrists we praised — The night is on them all. The fool hath said . … Continue reading Reflections…..Inspirational Poem

More Scene Wednesday: A Summer Writing Conference……

March 30 / 16 Hey there again! Got something for those who love to write or thinking about writing. The University of Rhode Island is having a summer writing conference. Here are the details…. (cred: University of Rhode Island) THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND / OCEAN STATE SUMMER WRITING CONFERENCE JUNE 23 – 25, 2016 FEATURED SPEAKERS MARGO JEFFERSON / Pulitzer Prize Winning Cultural Critic RIGOBERTO GONZALEZ / American Book Award Winner JULIANNA BAGGOTT / New York Times Notable Author Also featuring: Talvikki Ansel, Rachel Harper, Michael Lennon, Patrick Madden, Christina Pugh, and Jody Lisberger URI Faculty: Mary Cappello, Peter … Continue reading More Scene Wednesday: A Summer Writing Conference……

Creative Close-Up: Art Talk from Stephen Silver

March 28 / 16 Good Morning! I enjoyed my Spring Break and now I’m back with Creative Close-Up. Some of you have heard about this artist and some of you haven’t. I’ve had posted a few videos from him before. Stephen Silver is a British professional artist, cartoonist, and character designer. He was lead character designer for Kim Possible and Danny Phantom. I’ve seen his YouTube videos, giving advice to those who are wanting to be or already in the art industry. So for the next three months for Creative Close-Up, I’m posting videos of Silver giving what he calls Art … Continue reading Creative Close-Up: Art Talk from Stephen Silver

@ The Museum: San Francisco

March 18 / 16 Good Morning and Happy Friday! The weekend is coming around the corner and today let’s take a look at what the City of the Bay has to offer…..   San Francisco Museum of Modern art (SFMOMA) / 151 3rd St. San Francisco, CA 94103 / 415.357.4000 / http://www.sfmoma.org  They are closed, but they still would love visitors to come….. As we prepare for our opening on May 14, you can learn about our expansion, drop by the SFMOMA Artists Gallery, shop at our Museum Store online (or before a flight at SFO), and browse our inaugural … Continue reading @ The Museum: San Francisco