My creative-living blog is moving. I've written about creative adventures in art, culture, and travel for years. Now it's all being integrated in one online spot: right here on my website!. I'll keep the blogspot location as an archive while I move to posting creative-life material here. Those blog posts will be longer for sure, more packed with info, ideas, pictures, some wit, and the occasional tip. Brief notices of my art shows and events will continue here, along with the
Coming Up: August's post in this column will focus on the disgusting. Why? I prefer the beautiful, like most of us. But that's relative. The idea of what's disgusting, like the idea of what's ugly, is worth considering... as much art throughout history has done. Because not only the beautiful or tasteful merit our attention. Art and human inquiry explore all aspects of experience and expression. Disgusting now even merit its own museum. Located in Malmö, Sweden it challenges
Along with increasing relief from Covid-related concerns, here's a bit of local good news: my artwork Laundry Day in Birdland 36"x48"x5" was selected for the international "On the Edge" exhibition July12-Aug1. Also, in another exhibit, Birdwoman Up On the Roof, 30"x40", received a Jurors Choice award. Click on art titles to see exhibition works.
I hope you enjoy these columns about art, ideas and travel adventures. I write them from my perspective as a a mixed-media artist and creative life writer with diverse cultural interests. -- Janet Strayer