I love art. Having the opportunity to go out and see beautiful art is always one of my favorite activities. I am also fortunate to live in a great area for that. There are local galleries, local arts agencies, museums, and a growing public art space that I love. The form of art I actively participate in creating is photography. And while I enjoy seeing beautiful photographs anywhere I can, what I… Read More
I love public art. Public art gives so much flavor and emotion to a place. Having artwork on display for all to see helps to bring out vitality. I also think that public art is inspiring and aspirational. Being able to walk through a community and see artwork on the regular allows people to think more openly about art. People see art as a real tangible thing in life. Not just something… Read More
One photo a day challenge: Day 42. Today I did something a little different for me. When photographing a subject from nature I don’t usually manipulate the subject for my photograph. If I’m photographing a flower I work around the structure of the flower to get the shot I want. Bending around the flower. I don’t usually bend the subject to my will. I try to allow nature to be free from… Read More
One of my favorite things in life has become working on art projects with my dad. We do different types of art, I’m a photographer and he’s a painter, so we don’t really work together so much but we show each other our work and talk about things we like about each other’s work. From time to time one of us will have an art exhibit and we often help each other… Read More
Art makes up a huge swath of our lives. Art is present in ways that we may not even think about. The TV shows and the movies we watch involve untold numbers of artists working in a variety of ways so that we can enjoy those products. Writers, actors, directors, photography, and digital artists just to name a few work together to bring these things to us. The books we read are… Read More
Kids make art. This little one was enjoying creating art at the 2014 Elmira Street Painting Festival.