Category: Arts & Culture

A peek at my interview with RI Icon, Umberto (Bert) Crenca founder of AS220.

Who is Bert Crenca? He is an amazing man who has changed the culture in Providence for over 30 years.  Bert is an artist and also the founder of AS220, a non-profit arts organization located in Providence that has enriched the lives of many over the years.  The fascinating story of AS220 is currently being created into a documentary film and you can visit … Read More A peek at my interview with RI Icon, Umberto (Bert) Crenca founder of AS220.

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.

Cultivate your inner genius!

I love Einstein! In fact I admire his tenacity so much that he is one of my top picks for people from history who have inspired me.   I painted this portrait of him in my quest to create portraits of people who have motivated me to move out of my stagnancy into striving towards my passions.  Why did I paint it like this? … Read More Cultivate your inner genius!

%d bloggers like this: