December 17, 2017

Practice, December 17, 2017

One of the classes I teach, Studio, Art and Society, was designed specifically for non-art majors. The first three weeks of the course are spent making […]
December 14, 2017


Confidence facilitate(s) bridges certain pains I don’t remember what this image is. I harvested it from a stack of old postcards uncovered in my father-in-law’s belongings […]
December 13, 2017

Understand the Difference

Personified wisdom. I wrote these words nearly 20 years ago alongside Matthew 11:28-30 in my Harper Collins Study Bible during one of my classes at Yale […]
December 8, 2017

Conceive, seize, take hold of, December 8, 2017

The etymology of a word often directs my art-making, especially when I am uncertain of a path. I’ll take a word, look at its origins, synonyms/antonyms, […]
December 5, 2017

What survives, December 5, 2017

As part of my Advent practice, I enjoy receiving and reading posts from other writers and artists who join me in this daily observation. My friend […]
December 10, 2016

What do you prefer?

Wislawa Szymborski won the Nobel Prize in Literature for her poetry in 1996.In awarding the prize, the Academy praised her “poetry that with ironic precision allows […]