Louise: Boston 1944 (In Memory of My Mother)

A couple of years ago, I assisted Linda Novick when she taught a program at Kripalu called Unmasking Your Soul. The mixed media piece I created in memory of my mother, was done at the end of that program.

By Anne S. Katzeff

I had brought xeroxes of several family pictures with me in hopes that I would use them in some artwork. This particular photograph of my mother is one of my favorites. She’s a young woman, recently graduated from high school, and probably working at her first job. That string of pearls is so elegant. The way she…

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Meet Junior Fungai Muduviwa

Born on the 21 September 1980 in Harare – Zimbabwe, Junior Fungai Muduviwa studied at the British American Tobacco Studios of the National Gallery of Zimbabwe, where he subsequently obtained a diploma in Fine Arts.

Junior now lives and works in Capetown South Africa where his inspiration is drawn by events in everyday life, his work reflects a genuine talent and a love for painting and the arts.

He has been awarded first prize in ‘graphics’ at the Cottco of Zimbabwe’s annual exhibition. And received second prize in ‘design’ at the…

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Gearing up for 2017…

So I’ve been taking a little blogging break to get myself into more of a Zen mindset to carry into 2017. It hasn’t been easy and perhaps I am still recovering from 2016, but I’m not sure if that’s the best excuse.

By Lisa Salerno

Being an artist can sometimes feel like swimming against the currents. It can feel as though you are pouring your soul into something meaningful yet the masses often don’t see value in it. You put yourself out there again and again… Will your voice be heard this time, or will it vanish like an echo in the…

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Meet Emily J Horner

Emily J Horner was born in England in 1988 and from an early age showed a huge passion for drawing, painting and anything else that involved using her hands to create something beautiful from nothing.

Even as a child she knew she wanted to be an artist when she grew up, but life doesn’t always take us in the direction we have planned. At the age of 18 she started her own alternative fashion business, initially intended as a means of making some quick cash to help fund her studies in fine art but somehow it turned into a full blown…

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Meet Evie Zimmer

Evie Zimmer is an American artist creating and teaching in Cleveland, Ohio. Her early work consists mainly of traditional portrait paintings, although she had always been drawn to the intricate design and energetic beauty of op-art.

Eventually, Evie began to explore her op-art fascination and her work blossomed into her current mesmerizing style. Evie’s work has been described as a “strange loop” of process and product.

Her oil paintings radiate an inherent energy field not unlike traditional mandalas with acidic colors transforming…

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