Week 2: Recovering a Sense of Identity In week two of The Artist's Way, Cameron emphasizes the importance and beauty of simply paying attention. "...but just at this moment, just now, that's alright. I am breathing in and out. Realizing this, I began to notice that each moment was not without its beauty." -Julia Cameron,... Continue Reading →
In 2015, I had started living in Grand Forks, ND. Moving from the beautiful island of Terceira to the flat cold prairie lands of North Dakota was a difficult transition for me.In an attempt to shift back to a healthier frame of mind, I took on the project of posting an image of something simple and... Continue Reading →
Back in 2012, I took on a 366 sketches project. The thing is--after a while, 33 drawings, 79 drawings, 165 drawings, 283 drawings--my imagination would wear thin every so often, and reference images were very helpful as a source for inspiration when my mind would just get blank.
As I mentioned in my previous post, I am starting to have more opportunities to show my work in Grand Forks, including the recent Selfie group exhibition at the Third Street Gallery. This month, I am the featured artist at the Living Sage Home Boutique. I met the owner, last summer when I was placed... Continue Reading →
When we first moved to Grand Forks, I forced myself out of my comfort zone, and applied to any community art event/exhibition if my art was suitable. I donated several pieces to charity auctions. I was also elated to take part in Grand Fork's annual The Art of Giving charity art sale. Any exposure is... Continue Reading →