Category: Arts & Culture

How to become an artist, Step 2

I know it has been a while since I have followed up my last blog, “So you want to be an artist?” Well, the truth is, I’ve been extraordinarily busy taking my own advise and have carved out some space for one of my own art practices. This has been very invigorating. More about that another time!  In the meantime, I have been all … Read More How to become an artist, Step 2

So You Want To Be An Artist? Let’s Get Started! Step 1

I was the Executive Director for nearly 6 years of a non-profit arts organization.  It was a membership based organization and we had anywhere from 12-16 shows per year as well as the largest fine arts festival in New England. Needless to say, I met hundreds and perhaps thousands of artists over the years. Prior to working in this non-profit, I worked for, for-profit … Read More So You Want To Be An Artist? Let’s Get Started! Step 1

More photos from John Pitocco’s ‘Providence through the lens’, Modeling shoot!

If you live in RI and are seeking a photographer I highly recommend John (http://www.johnpitocco.com/Welcome.html).  I have known him for 7 years and have had the pleasure of working with him on a number of projects. The key to any successful shoot is first and foremost being comfortable in your own skin.  It’s important to have your head in the game and to enjoy … Read More More photos from John Pitocco’s ‘Providence through the lens’, Modeling shoot!

Fun Model Shoot In Providence

I always love working with the talented Mr John Pitocco.  His shoot took us to downtown Providence where the possibilities were endless for photos. But before I got started I stopped at Mary Janes Salon at 1270 Mineral Spring Ave. in North Providence where the lovely ladies both the owner and beautician Tori Chipman totally spruced me up for the event!  Thank you ladies … Read More Fun Model Shoot In Providence

Why art is the cure for what ails us.

The arts in any culture are what bind people together.  You don’t even have to like someones art to engage in looking at it and or experiencing it. The arts are so vast in expression and form that without some people even knowing it, they are actually artists themselves. Art is painting, sculpting, photography, printmaking, music, theater, film, dance, literature and more.  Even the intentional … Read More Why art is the cure for what ails us.

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