BLOG*May 25, 2010

Is fate tied to intention? Have you ever noticed that it seems inevitable at times when specific people pop into your life? It feels as if the universe is pushing both of you together. This happened to me recently with Peter Clothier. By his own words, he is a reformed...

BLOG*May 22, 2010

Audrey Miller Trace Mendoza I am slated to present an Artist As Brand workshop at the Laguna College of Art and Design, next weekend May 28-30. Like the LAAFA students I interviewed in my recent post, artists have strong opinions whether they are students or not! LCAD students Trace Mendoza...

BLOG*May 18, 2010

Scholar and mythologist Joseph Campbell called serendipity “a thousand unseen helping hands.” “..namely, that if you do follow your bliss you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you… When you can see that, you begin to meet people who are...

BLOG*May 13, 2010

Oil painting by Alex D. I am slated to present an Artist As Brand workshop at the Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art, next weekend May 21-23. The mindset of students in a colleges, universities and art institutions have always intrigued me. I remember my college years were akin to...

BLOG*May 11, 2010

Greg Spalenka In the spirit of supporting common visions this post is part of a May Flowers blogging extravaganza at Roxana’s Illuminated Perfume Journal. Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words.  They are the hieroglyphics of angels, loved by all men for the beauty...

BLOG*May 6, 2010

I recently picked up a magazine called FIND in the LCAD library. It was a free publication, small in size 5″x7″ but exuded a vital art spirit. Featuring a very cool cover by Rick Rietveld and filled with artist imagery that piqued my interest, I decided to contact the Founder/Publisher...