In Tina's Studio Today

I have installed all of the artwork I have been creating over the last year at Plum Elements Gallery in Charleston South Carolina.  As I put on my “public face”…

Vision 6

Laura, This photo was taken in my Mom’s garden. You had mentioned that it had been awhile since being in your own garden. Your gardening reminds me of how much…

ReVision 5

Hi Tina~ I was thinking about how you wrote about the sun behind the clouds in your last Vision and chose this image of this tree. I often looked at…

Vision 5

Collaborative Book Project-Laura's Turn

Dear Tina- While working on the book I felt the hopeful wishes you have for your children. You are always ever present in their worlds and reflecting, which reminds me…

ReVision 4

Tina~ This is my very first photoshop merge! Aren’t you proud of me?!? The staircase image was taken in Aruba and reminded me of our journey together, wondering where it…

Vision 4

In Tina's Studio Today…

After a long 3,000 mile road trip with the family (as I write that it sounds like a nightmare, but it was actually a great time!) I am back in…

In Laura's studio today…

These are part of a series of miniature paintings I have been working on and am really feverish about. They measure 3” x 4” and were created with acrylic paint…

"two" week haitis

Tina will be on a much needed vacation for the next “two” weeks so we will be taking a hiatus from our Vision/Revision collaboration during this time. New updates should be expected…

ReVision 3

Dear Laura,  The clematis photo you sent me gave me a nostalgic feeling  since it is one of those flowers I remember from my childhood in my Mom’s garden.  …

In Laura's Studio Today…

These are a few new pieces I just finished. They will make their “debut” The Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly (RI) http://www.westerlyarts.com/thismonth.html. The show runs from June 25-July 25 and…

In Tina's Studio Today

I finished this piece that I have been working on (intermittently) for a year.  It feels so good to finish something! This is part of a bigger series of work…

Vision 3

Tina Vision 3, 6-22-09                                                    …

ReVision 2

Hi Tina,
Your Vision post of the bread and soup reminded me of the warmth and comfort of a handmade quilt on a chilly day. The time we spend sharing the seemingly ordinary things are often the most extraordinary. As I was working I thought about crazy quilt patterns and the random, fragmentation of life. xoL

CBP wish on a crane fly

Hello Sweet T, The book arrived with much excitement as always, yet my attention was directed toward the final touches I was putting towards my art show. Only now do…

Vision 2

Tina Vision 2, 6-15-09                                                                                   Laura Vision 2, 6-15-09

ReVision 1

Laura- I found this photo among my vintage photo collection (handed to me by my antique dealer parents) It made me laugh and seemed to balance the feeling in your…

Vision/ReVision

Laura and Tina will be starting a new collaborative project.  Mondays we will post a photograph in this blog to one another under the Category of Vision/ReVision.  During the week…

A Poem For Today

Hey T~ Here is a poem that got me thinking this morning…L A BLESSING —James Wright Just off the highway to Rochester, Minnesota, Twilight bounds softly forth on the grass.…

The Journey

      It was exciting to see the photograph of the egret and heron you posted. I often neglect spending time in my own backyard, enjoying the immediate beauty…

A Sense of Place

I was listening to a podcast put out by “To The Best of Our Knowledge” by Public Radio International and thought of you.  It is titled “Sense of Place” http://www.wpr.org/book/090524A.cfm…

Creating Happiness

I have thought a lot about our collaborative work in the last few days. Questions emerged from this thought regarding what this new format means to us as artists. How…

Collaboration

I received our collaborative book today and feel that our visual conversation is really exciting.  How two different artists can speak to each other through art materials is not only…

A Yes and a No

I wanted to quickly post the pictures I told you I would and then write a response to your two previous posts tomorrow.  Aidan’s baseball game was the event of…

About the journey…

I loved what you wrote in the last entry of our book. Yes, you are right in noting how the birds have maintained a subconcious presence in our imagery for…

patience

About a week ago I was journaling about how good it felt to be on a roll in the studio. Everything on this particular day flowed effortlessly and I felt…

Collaboration Project Update

Today I worked on our collaborative book.  Here are the new pictures fresh out of the studio… Tina

Listening

To wrap up our first week of being mindful of “intentions” in our studios, I wanted to post two pictures of my Dad chasing the kids in a game of…

Listening…

The teaching residency I just returned from at the Holderness School in NH gave me a wonderful opportunity to listen. I was honored to be a part of what is…

In the studio today…

I added the nest today to my box titled “Invent”.  Just wanted to share a pic.  The nest was made by two Carolina Wrens one day outside my kitchen window. …

Intention

As agreed on the phone the other day, we will set an intention for this coming week (and perhaps in the weeks to come we will post new weekly intentions…we…

Forming Alliances

I could not agree more about fostering positive alliances among artists.  Not only has this made a difference with each other and our collabortive work together, but I also have…

Some new work…

 

artist talk

On Thursday I went to a panel discussion of four artists, at the Lyme Art Association. They were all landscape painters and as I had questioned in grad school why…

In the studio today…

These are a few pictures of what I am working on today.  I completed the piece with the box on the panel I have photographed up close, but need a…

Cookies and Tea

I am sitting down after a good day in the studio with some tea and cookies.  Yum…  In reading about the gallery show you saw, I flipped back to the…

Art Exhibit Visited

Hi T~ I just got back from a great exhibit at the Alexy Von Schlippe gallery http://www.averypointarts.uconn.edu/NOTICES.HTML. This gallery is on the University of Connecticut at Avery Point, right along the water. I have…

Story Person

I will write more tomorrow about your post, but wanted to write the quote from Brian Andreas (the story person hanging in my kitchen) “There are things you do because…

Thinking about Daniel Pink…

Dear Tina~ Daniel Pink has moved me as well. I feel a new sense of optimism and excitement about the future thinking about what he calls, “The Conceptual Age”. The…

Who Does She Think She Is?

A must-see movie for all artists (and non-artists)!

Daniel Pink and Story

Dear Laura, Daniel Pink has moved me to think of the future very differently.  I have a lot to say about the beginning of the book, but let me share a…

Collaborative Book Cover Photo

The Beginning

Here we go!  Let’s match this blog with the collaborative work we have been doing the past two years.  I am excited to get the conversation started! Tina