No Excuses: Make Art with What We Have

June 9th, 2012
No Excuses: Make Art with What We Have

On my recent trip through South Dakota I was reminded of another journey. A decade or so ago I was invited to present work at a conference on Children and the Environment, in Suzdal, Russia. The participants stayed in an austere 14th century convent. We ate our meals under the arched ceiling in a convent […]

How now, Artfully Painted Cow?

June 26th, 2010

All the really good ideas I ever had came to me while I was milking a cow. ~Grant Wood Grant Wood, of American Gothic fame was a mid-western boy who understood the meditative value of chores and cows. I was recently in Burlington Vermont on the shimmering shores of Lake Champlain and had the good […]