Leslie Vance…Artist Interrupted

Art is a way of connecting. When I render a place, person, or object with paint, I intend that this expression will resonate with those who view it. Hopefully, it will cause the viewer to recognize the beauty of the subject, and it’s worthiness to be painted.  This…

This Issue: Art!

This issue finds us celebrating the impetus of a creative universe – Art. It reveals itself through us in every way, and Garden Spices Contributors share their Art and artistic experiences with us.  Our Blossom image/feature this issue is Contributor, Pratik Mamtora, dressed as Al-Amir Sihab, a Syrian…

The Ultimate Katerer: Dayna Latrice at Mom’s

  The Ultimate Katerer’s Lambchops I have had the opportunity to devour! Dinner and Pajama Night w/the Diva. Who chills in the house watching movies all day w/ lipstick and earrings? – Dayna Latrice Dinner:   King Crab Leg, Garlic Shrimp, Steamed Lobster Tail, Crispy Roasted Bacon Brussels…

P.J. Stewart: An Artist at Work

“Third Friday Open Studio is tonight 2-21-2020 at the Bridgeport Art Center. We are having a Residence Show in the 3rd Floor Gallery. I have several pieces on display. These pieces are on display inside my Studio 3140, Wet Paintbrush. When you come you’ll get to learn what…

IRREPRESSIBLE ART

Art, What is it? Art is More than the oil on canvas Soaring notes, Ink on the page, Or twirling across a stage. When looking at the play, Sculpture, Magnificent edifice, We only see, hear, feel Skill’s interpretation Of imagination. The dazzling dance number, Tasteful dish, And intoxicating…

Sisters, There is an Art to Aging Gracefully 

  I am aging. There I said it! I’m going on record as affirming that Aging Gracefully is an art and a tall order. I’ve observed a few emerging patterns in my life that I’d like to share. You receive final assignments. There will be some late-in-life lessons that, Universal…

Artistic Clarity: Style of Raub Welch

  “Josephine and the Beauty School Suite” 48″×48″ mixed media I missed an opportunity to witness the beauty of Raub Welch.  During my visit to Chicago last summer, my Sister-friend, Janis Gipson invited me to attend a gathering at the Bronzeville home of Raub Welch.  She knows that…

FRANCISCO BRAVO CABRERA (Artist)

Artist, indeed!  I met Francisco via social media.  He followed my blog, and I followed his artwork.  Upon browsing his JaZzArt, I connected with the mellifluous context of his work.   I knew I needed to share my experience with you.  Thank you, Francisco, and welcome to Garden…

Art is Transformational.

Kathleen Atkins Wilson created MATERNAL LOVE of Elizabeth and Mary. Maternal Love is a personal encounter with Elizabeth and Mary, about the joy of being a vessel of creation. The radiant colors being light to the spirit of their love. The African ancestral symbols of Ashanti fertility dolls…

Maven Magic

  My name is Victorine, and  I am proud to be an Essential Elements (EE) Maven!   This status means that I will be tended to on Facebook, e-mail, and in-person, and given a key to the Deal of the Week, a bevy of extraordinary fashions, and always…