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Golden Foundation Residency Pt. 2

Golden Foundation Residency Pt. 2 Sharing a Golden Opportunity Part 2 of 2 (see the previous post for Part 1) . I recently returned from the 4-week residency at Golden Artist Colors in New Berlin, NY. It was truly an immersive opportunity. . . The dedicated organization around the Sam and Adele Golden Foundation and […]

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Photo Restoration

Photo Restoration • Mending the Past •   Our relatively recent commitment to become full-time artists comes with the mindset to trust we will make interesting and relative work. That trust also assumes that new and challenging commissions will come our way. It certainly has with this project. Working on this new Photo Restoration project […]

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Golden Opportunity

Golden Foundation Residency

Anticipating a Golden Opportunity Part 1 of 2 (see previous post for information about the Golden Foundation for the Arts.)   With the trip north being days away, I have been inventorying panels and selecting tools. It is hard to predict what I will need, so in my usual fashion, I am packing too much. […]

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Mending Family Albums

Mending Family Albums

Mending Family Albums •A Minute Part of Reality• ‘The photograph itself doesn’t interest me. I want only to capture a minute part of reality.’ Henri Cartier-Bresson         I recently finished a commission to reconstruct a deteriorating family photo album/scrapbook. The earliest photo was dated 1936. The photographs were well preserved considering their […]

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Commemorative Gift

Commemorative Gift

Commemorative Gift Personal and Memorable Book of Letters   I recently completed a commission to design a commemorative gift for the Head of School at Mercersburg Academy, Doug Hale. Mark and I served under Doug for 16 of our 23 years at Mercersburg, and it was an honor to be asked to participate in his […]

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Lingering Taste of Pie

Lingering Taste of Pie

Lingering Taste of Pie Poetry as Muse     A few years ago, we attended an author event at Asheville’s Malaprop’s Bookstore located in downtown Asheville. Malaprop’s is a cherished institution and draws a good crowd for their gatherings; including a program called Writers at Home with Tommy Hays. Tommy is an excellent writer and a […]

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Florence, SC • Screening

Florence, SC • Screening

Florence, SC • Screening The Other Brother Initiated by the Florence County Musem and the Florence Regional Arts Alliance with support from the Florence Film Society   We spent a memorable evening at the Florence County Museum screening The Other Brother, thanks to a joint effort between the museum, the Florence Regional Arts Alliance and […]

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The Art of Travel

The Art of Travel

The Art of Travel “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” –Mark Twain Changing the way you perceive.     We returned last week from a trip to Barcelona, Spain where we celebrated our 40th Anniversary. This romantic city provided an endlessly rich visual and culinary treat. We ate pig snout cannelloni, smoked reindeer […]

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ARTFIELDS: Table for Two

ARTFIELDS: Table for Two

ARTFIELDS: Table for Two   Only registered participants in attendance are eligible to vote. Hope to see you there! For the second year in a row, Mark’s work will be exhibited in the upcoming ARTFIELDS Exhibition held in Lake City, SC. This juried exhibition held in the small town of Lake City has one of […]

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Giving Voice: Memoir and Film

Giving Voice: Memoir and Film A Community Connects I recently edited a project that gave voice to ‘participants who are often underserved by the arts community including people of color, people with disabilities, children, seniors and those for whom English is a second language.’ The Community Education Department at Watkins College of Art, Design and […]

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