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Artist Lim

  WHERE: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in the Upstairs Gallery. WHEN: Opening Reception on Friday, August 14…

August 2015 / Read More »

Best in Show in summer exhibition »

“In Her Vintage Style” (cc) by Kathryn Donatelli, oil on canvas, 18 x 14 inches, 2015.

  At the Women’s City Club of Pasadena, located at 160 North Oakland Avenue in Pasadena, California, the California…

June 2015 / Read More »

Dual sites to show artist’s works »

Jaume Plensa. Laura II, 2013. Alabaster. © Jaume Plensa. Courtesy Galerie Lelong, New York. © Plensa Studio Barcelona. Photo:Fotografia Gasull.

Sculptures by internationally renowned Spanish artist Jaume Plensa will be on view concurrently at the Frist Center for the…

June 2015 / Read More »

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Reviews - Books

Hasari, a three-year-old cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus), at White Oak Conservation Center. Image copyrighted Joel Sartore.

A ‘rare’ experience »

I will never forget a lecture series in April 2013 at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center of Northwest Ohio. National Geographic nature photographer, Joel Sartore gave an inspiring talk with…

January 2014 / Read More »
Winslow Homer, Kate Jennings

A treasured time »

One of my greatest anticipations during the summer is a journey to the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts with my sister. The Clark is located on…

January 2014 / Read More »
masterpieces of American Moderism book jacket

A modern ‘masterpiece’ in print »

As an artist and educator, I was hugely impressed with the book, “Masterpieces of American Modernism: From the Vilcek Foundation” by art historians William C. Agee and Lewis Kachur with…

June 2013 / Read More »

‘War boy’ story needs told on the big screen »

     There is no surrealism in my findings in this Holocaust survivor’s life, other than the word or a form of it has been used so many times in this…

June 2013 / Read More »

A childhood memory of love and lols »

     Records in print, whether they be books, journals, photographs or paintings are visual aids by which the eye and the heart join in a recollection of a reality that…

December 2012 / Read More »

A novel with a forever touching spirit »


“Petey” is a young adult book which is about children born in the early 1900s with “deficiencies” and are thought to be…

September 2012 / Read More »

A new ‘bouquet’ »

CC-Lead book jacket

     There is a saying that deals with fine wine from Othello, II. iii. (315) by William Shakespeare (1564-1616):  It goes, “Good…

July 2012 / Read More »

Nashville! Nashville! ´Little Giant´ tells it his way »

stan hitchcock book cover

     Stan Hitchcock´s “At The Corner of Music Row and Memory Lane” is a book that recants the many paths he has…

June 2012 / Read More »

New book should come with warning »

CC-Lead book jacket

     Nita Leland’s art books are informative, adventurous and fun. Her latest accomplishment, “New Creative Collage Techniques” is another jewel in her…

June 2012 / Read More »

Sam´s book is a chef´s palette »


     I find it amazing how several hefty handfuls of wheat grains can take on other visual forms in a variety as…

June 2012 / Read More »

Award-winner talks on Leland book »

"Urban Jungle" 8.5 x 11 in. collage by Kay Sluterbeck

At the beginning of her book “New Creative Collage Techniques,” Nita Leland says, “Collage is like an amusement park with something for…

January 2012 / Read More »

They rode on angelic wings »

Prisoners of Hope jacket

     Heather Mercer and Dayna Curry are two faithful women, who decided to bring a better life and a little hope to…

December 2011 / Read More »

‘Historian´ spotlights legendary songster of rhythm »


     Francesco Paolo LoVecchio aka “Mr. Steel Tonsils”,”Old Leather Lungs”, and “Mr. Rhythm”, but mostly known as Frankie Laine (1930-2007) has been…

December 2011 / Read More »

Fiction I really felt »

christmasathar-mcarlson jacket

     Author Melody Carlson creates such believable characters; I could actually feel their trials and triumphs, such as in “Christmas at Harringtons”…

December 2011 / Read More »

Could be a multi-cultural film starring the Pitts »

nel book

     Guardianship of life in a civilized society is a monumental responsibility, especially for those whose window to the world has blinds…

December 2011 / Read More »

Storyteller ‘crumbs’ are delicious »

Precarious - Al Riske - Luminis Books

     I have this friend who is quite an exceptional artist with a specialty in cartooning. After reading “Precarious” by Al Riske,…

December 2011 / Read More »

A book with many revelations . . . . . . »

tears of stone-es

Some books are read because the already words expressed serves as an endorsement about what we found in the first several pages.…

March 2011 / Read More »

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