Fine art photographer Tom Kiefer wanted to portray America. But when he took a day job as a janitor at a US Customs Border Protection Facility near the US-Mexico border, a disturbing discovery changed his photography – and his life – forever.
Children who feel like they “don’t fit in” are often creatives who find themselves growing up in a system that favors left-brained thinking. Dreamers and thinkers are often considered outsiders in the school yard as well as the working world. Some, however, are fortunate to recognize their abilities and take the path less traveled to... Continue Reading →
Art can serve as a means of expression when adversity strikes. It can provide an escape, it can offer solace or it can be a way to express and sort through the emotions that surround the event. But for painter Brian Glenn Truex, art also became a tool to explore the development of his inner... Continue Reading →
[Today’s featured artwork for Day 99 of the 365 Days Project is by Gary LeMaster] Pushing the boundaries of the traditional Easter Egg - and how a color-blind boy became an artist... #99 – The Artist Mind knows no limitations. Anything is possible. I was actually looking for pysanky. I wanted to write a special... Continue Reading →
[Today’s featured artwork for Day 89 of the 365 Days Project is by Heidi Vilkman.] Even the wildest dreams...ESPECIALLY the wildest dreams...can be possible. #89 – The Artist Mind loves big dreams. The Logical Mind can help make them happen. Artists often have big dreams. But there are often people who think such dreams are... Continue Reading →
Criticism can be a roadblock or a road map. Our reaction to it lets us know whether or not we’re working with integrity. #83 – Criticism and rejection are an inevitable part of an Artist’s life. What’s important is how we deal with them and what they can teach us. In the very beginning of... Continue Reading →