BLOG*October 21, 2012

Roxana Villa Roxana has been working very hard at building her botanical perfume company, Roxana Illuminated Perfume for almost five years. It’s been growing year after year. When preparation meets opportunity, look out! Roxana is being celebrated on the front page of Etsy as a Featured Seller and with it...

BLOG*July 19, 2011

It is that time of year again when San Diego is transformed into a popular art culture paradise. Being a part of this event for twenty years has informed much of my course instruction with AAB. It has really turned into a monster of an event. If you have not...

BLOG*September 1, 2010

Having lived as an independent artist for 28 years I can tell you that it takes a serious commitment to yourself if you want critical and financial success. Lots of talented people over the years have told me how they really wanted to focus on making their own art, but...

BLOG*July 20, 2010

Bee Prosperity for Flowers of Fortune Art Card Set & Game It’s that time of year again when the world of popular art culture collides with the city of San Diego. I have been frequenting this event since 1990. I was part of Allen Spiegel’s booth ASFA for many years...

BLOG*July 15, 2010

Produce Your Own Unique Art Empire! See what Art Professors, Professionals, and College Students are saying about the Artist As Brand Workshop Here. FIND ART GALLERY August 6, 7, 8 Friday-Sunday 10AM- 8PM 1640 Superior Ave. Costa Mesa, CA 92627 With Special Guest Lectures by writer and art critic Peter...

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 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...