Archive for February, 2012

ash

22Feb12

On the daily commute, I saw lots of people with ash crosses on their foreheads for Ash Wednesday. It got me thinking about James Castle, a deaf, illiterate, self-taught artist who barely ever left his home. His communication skills were limited and few in his family could understand him. His assemblages, drawings and book pieces […]


feathery chick

03Feb12

It’s easy to get lost wandering through the array of spectacular work on Kate MccGwire’s website. From feathers to bones to gunpowder, she infuses magic into her mesmerizing pieces.