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Tis true, we come into this world naked and screaming, the shock of leaving a warm and rhythmic womb and suddenly being squeezed through a porthole into this world we call our reality, must have been shocking to say the very least. What secrets had we beheld prior to entering this life, we simply cannot remember. The first several years of our life we … Read More To see like a child….
Recently I had the great privilege of being a guest lecturer in a philosophy class at Great Bay Community College in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. My good friend Dr. Jean Dimock, the professor who teaches this class, asked if I would be a guest lecturer and speak about how art plays a roll in the world as it is perceived philosophically. It has been … Read More How to Unblock Your Creativity!
My partner and I just produced this video through Video Marketing Strategies, for one of our clients, the proud owners of Proof The Speakeasy, located in Narragansett and set to have it’s Grand Opening next Friday night. Hope you like it! The Sarah Hale Folger Project seeks to inspire greatness in humanity by sharing inspiring stories with the world. Please contact me here on … Read More Just a little fun! Nothing like mixing work with play!! Check out my recent video.
Another day has risen and it falls to me to wake up to greet this morning. I don’t know about you, but finding ways to stay optimistic and upbeat in a world so torn by politics, war, and mayhem, is quite a challenge. For me, I take my breaks from the news, but am drawn back into it so that I have a handle … Read More Lessons from this Sunrise!
I was sitting quietly at my desk in my apartment thinking far too much about things that are beyond my control and wondering what the secret is to balancing life. At the end of the day, you do what can be done in the course of that day. It’s a joke really, you never finish the list and you do things that weren’t on … Read More A Sunset For the Soul
Hey Folks, I am running this special until November 15th. If you are a creative or performing artist, or if you have an arts organization that needs video exposure, then please visit my website at SarahHaleFolger.com to sign up for your introductory offer of $99.00 for an in-house (650 Ten Rod Road, North Kingstown, RI) studio interview. (Don’t live in RI, but want to explore how … Read More Interview opportunity for Creative & Performing Artists’! See how!
I first discovered Philippe Lejeune by total chance. I had completed a photo shoot with John Pitocco, (www.johnpitocco.com), and some photos were taken in front of a mostly demolished building in Providence, RI. Someone on Facebook pointed out that the artwork behind my photo was created by Philippe Lejeune. So of course, fate has brought a meeting between us. (And I got the chance … Read More My first visit with Philippe Lejeune, an artist and a visionary!
Today would have been my brother Barney’s 55th birthday. This picture was the last time I saw him in Cincinnati in the late 90’s. Barney was a photographer, jewelry designer and an actor and he worked other jobs as well landscaping and the restaurant business to name a few. We were the youngest of 5 children, 4 brothers then me. (Ted, Mike, Jeremy) Barney … Read More Ode to Barney Hale Folger
This interview is the next installment in the Sarah Hale Folger Video Project. The SHF Video Project is a series of conversational interviews with extraordinary people in the arts & culture world, as well as the business world, and my goal is to bring wonderful stories of these interesting people to you. My hope is to find where the magic comes from in these … Read More My Interview with Trumpeter Doug Woolverton: Video Included
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
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
This is Part 2, and the final video of my conversation with Umberto Crenca, Bert, from AS220. One thing missing from my videos of my time spent with Bert, was our conversing about his music. Bert and his wife and friends also like making music together in a group called Monkey Head. While meandering around his music studio Bert played a couple of his … Read More Part 2 of my Conversation with RI Art Icon, Umberto Crenca.