Art

Location! Location! Location! or Does It Really Matter Where You Plant Your Ass?

Location! Location! Location! or Does It Really Matter Where You Plant Your Ass?

A recent article in one of The Economist’s blog Prospero concerning the “literary Renaissance” in Brooklyn (something that has actually been going on for nearly two decades now) got me thinking about the idea of location and creativity. Does it really matter? Can a person only create anything if they’re surrounded by other artists, living […]

By September 8, 2013 12 Comments Read More →
Garrett Hacking In Focus: People often tell me I “photograph emotion”

Garrett Hacking In Focus: People often tell me I “photograph emotion”

  It might surprise you, readers of this article if I tell you that Celtic rock was responsible in my discovery of photographer Garrett Hacking.  Yes he is part Irish and he was surrounded by the culture while growing up. His works are emotional and dynamic. Action is the word that comes to mind when […]

Kyle Kruchok Photography:Defined, driven, and deliberate photography

Kyle Kruchok Photography:Defined, driven, and deliberate photography

  Colors that run deep and subtle over scenes of leisure and beauty. These are the qualities in the photographs of Oregon native Kyle Kruchok. Kyle Kruchok runs a local business in Dayton Oregon. It is called Kyle Kruchok Photography. He opened this in 2010. He is also the wine industry by trade and considers […]

Paintings by Gearoid O Duinnin: A Conversation

Paintings by Gearoid O Duinnin: A Conversation

  ’100 shows not to be missed’…The Irish Times. ‘A man who’s accidentally landed just where he wants to be’……………..…..The Kerryman. ‘A riot of texture and color’…The Evening Echo. A colorful new world as seen in the eyes of Irish painter Gearoid O Duinnin. The seed of this story came about a few months ago when […]

Paula: The Ambience of Stitching (Interview)

Paula: The Ambience of Stitching (Interview)

Paula O’Brien Paula O’Brien makes music and stitch patterns based on how she sees the world. Paula O’Brien (better known as just Paula) has impressed friends with her hobbies. Apart from making music, she also stitches on the side earning her a story in one of UK’s top magazines about cross stitch. As of this […]

By December 10, 2012 2 Comments Read More →
Visual Artist and Musician Eva McCauley: The Power of Light and Air (Interview)

Visual Artist and Musician Eva McCauley: The Power of Light and Air (Interview)

A painter’s paradise: Eva McCauley talks about how in Ireland, “the air is infused with moisture, and because of that, there is a luminosity to the light  that is very unique, and an incredible thing for a painter to experience.” Technology has a way of bringing visual artists and musicians together. Art has become multimedia. […]

David Waugh Photography:The Perfect Shot

David Waugh Photography:The Perfect Shot

On Ridge in the snow with Apollo ( picture taken by a friend) After years of persistence, David Waugh unveils his stunning photographs. “I have lived in Bellingham all my life and never plan to move. As much as I enjoy traveling to other places, I don’t think I could ever call anywhere else home. […]

Superpowers and Magical Outfits.

Superpowers and Magical Outfits.

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.” – Stephen King [media-credit id=3 align=”aligncenter” width=”555″][/media-credit]When I was younger, I really thought that I became the character I was reading about. I wonder if my parents ever noticed this. I read…a lot when I was younger and I wasn’t forced or anything. I just loved to read and […]

By November 30, 2012 22 Comments Read More →
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