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When Inspiration Presents Itself

There was no school today, so I planned to spend the day running errands, grabbing lunch with my sister, and doing something creative (I know, ‘something creative’ sounds really vague). The first item on my agenda was to have my last name officially changed. Our marriage certificate came in the mail last week, and I planned… Continue reading When Inspiration Presents Itself

Art Inspiration · Reflections · Stories

Hope and Vision

The American Visionary Art Museum (also known as AVAM) held a free conference yesterday entitled, Big Hope for Baltimore, as part of the week-long Light City event.  The museum’s current exhibit, The Big Hope Show, explores the ‘transformative power of hope’, and uses art as a vehicle for which hope can be illustrated. Rebecca Hoffberger, AVAM’s founder and… Continue reading Hope and Vision

Art Inspiration · Stories

Art: Anywhere & Everywhere

It’s true. Artists can and will take their creativity anywhere and everywhere. They don’t need fancy art materials or a large studio space (although those things are nice to have!) Today’s art inspiration shout-out goes to this guy. Simon Beck creates massive geometric designs in the snow by walking in snowshoes. Before beginning his journey, he plans and… Continue reading Art: Anywhere & Everywhere