Month: April 2017

DRAWING 101

DRAWING 101

Reading Time: 7 minutesIn the heart of the Seven Corners neighborhood on the West Bank of the U of M campus sat an art supply store called Pad-N-Pallet. With a dilapidated sign that matched its dingy and oft neglected windows, it opened into…

FILM: BELLA DONNA

BELLA DONNA FILM

Reading Time: 1 minuteThis was a short movie I made about three years ago showing the progress of my painting Bella Donna.  If the girl in the dress looks familiar it should, as it was my rendering of a painting by Mark Ryden.…

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MUTTI

Reading Time: 5 minutesMy mom is, well, my mom. She has been many things over the course of her life, a choir director and church cantor, a master gardener, a cellist in the St Anthony community orchestra, a ceramists, a china painter, a…

ZEN (AND THE ART OF TOILET REPAIR)

ZEN AND THE ART OF TOILET REPAIR

Reading Time: 4 minutesMy toilet has been running for about three months. Although I’ve been to Home Depot multiple times during those three months, I have yet to purchase the requisite replacement tank innards, even though it is a simple job. At first…

ROGUE BUDDHA UPDATE: DANKE SCHON

ROGUE BUDDHA GALLERY

Reading Time: 2 minutesFrom the people to the conversation to the art on the wall, last night was magical. I want to thank everyone who was able to attend the opening reception and gave the gallery such a wonderful air of community. Your…