Art & Poetry

The Art of Spirit – The Spirit of Art

“Art is meant to inspire us. Art tells our stories. It connects us.” Allie Adams, Picture Perfect Mysteries Art is a skill acquired through experience, observation, or study that covers a range of creative expression, not just paintings or drawings. The creation of art in any form is…

New Directions: Art and the Family

Never considered myself an artist – still don’t in the traditional sense of the word. Although, as with most things in my life, in a non-traditional sense, I do practice a very complicated and deep art form, astrology. But that discussion is for another day. I did dip…

PAINTING THE NOW

  At the park this evening, I’m contemplating the way the wind is drawing moving patterns on the water with the colors of the setting sun and sky reflecting on the pond’s mirror-like surface.  Along the shore, the pond is totally calm reflecting the colors and shapes of…

Alex Wilhite: Celebrate

  “Oceanic” Oil & Cold Wax on Canvas 40” x 30” x 1.5” 2019 “Breaking News: Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art 2020 selected and invites one of my painting for group exhibition opening on January 16, 2020, through til March 13, 2020 Juror: Cara Manes, Associate…

Artist Cecil Bernard: Connections

“The Bond” I usually don’t just do this kind of thing but since my Mom passed last week I know she was a Daddy’s girl and her Dad died when she was 7. I also coached my basketball 🏀 daughter in high school !!!” – Cecil Bernard  …

Kerrigan Casey: Artist/Activist

  “I have been practicing realism since I get commissioned a lot for portraits. I’m doing a new infest in painting murals (which is so much work). Just basically working to produce content that inspires me and others. “- Kerrigan “A lot of people aren’t into taking action…

Keeping Up with Charlene Carter

Besides leading the C.O.R.E. Drummers, Charlene created masks for our story, Chinye.  Behold, The Antelope, The Lion, and The Hyena!                     Charlene leading the C.O.R.E. Drummers at Juneteenth event, Victorine, Dorothy Carter, Shonna Beckwith, Deborah Carter, Caroline Ricks, and…

Artist Rosemary Ollison Lives!

“WALKING DEAD WOMEN”. If I can’t live! Please, God, send me someone to bury me I cannot continue to be a walking dead woman The life you gave me is all in vain I just cannot keep on living this life’s game My flesh is dead it is…

Gotta Write

  Gotta write this pain off me Light blue ink won’t do. Gotta write this mess untangled Tired of feeling blue. Gotta write through darkness. Gotta write through fright. Gotta write til peace has come. And I see things aright.     -Tekla A. Syers resides in Chicago…