a biscuit in the basket

Posted on May 17, 2014 in Blog, life, offspring | 11 Comments

Aren’t you glad it didn’t say we’re moving again? We are in fact, but that’s not why I’m writing this here post. You see, on top of the good news of Hannah getting the tenure-track¬†gig at SEMO in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, she’s also pregnant. I suppose the coupley¬†way to say it is “we’re pregnant”, but […]

Sandy Chism: Everything I Do is Stitched with Color

Posted on Jan 3, 2013 in art, life, teaching | 5 Comments

Holding Sandy hostage in the painting studio with Brian, photo probably by Steve A drawing and overall life mentor of mine, Sandy Chism, passed away yesterday after a year and a half struggle with cancer. Sandy was both enigmatic and direct. It seemed like, even in casual conversations, her statements were straightforward at first glance […]

Art that Silences Owls

Posted on May 7, 2012 in art | 3 Comments

I want to be a writer of images, a player of pictures. I want to make art you read over and over, under the covers with a flash light, late at night. I want to make art like a poem: open as air but heavy with life– Art like deja vu Art like an itch […]