What Is Art?

Extra! Extra! – Pantones, Spray Paint & Pot

By |April 20th, 2015|

The eternal question you often hear about the world of creative expression is: What is art? And every day, there’s a new artist, a new genre, a new take on an old genre by an artist who is neither old nor new. People will argue […]

Why I Write

By |December 5th, 2014|

I have a confession to make: There are days when I feel like a fraud.

I think most artists know that feeling. Even the successful ones. But my reason for feeling like a fraud is related to the fact that I question whether what I do […]

Looking At Art And Seeing Red

By |November 11th, 2014|

As the six-time Tony-award winning drama Red closed at Indiana Repertory Theatre this weekend, I couldn’t help but reflect on the wonderful experience of seeing such a brilliant work grace my local stage. Broadway is full of emotional, conflict-ridden navel-gazing dramas that leave the audience feeling […]

Lotus Moment: Go Streaked Lightning!

By |October 28th, 2014|

Why this is awesome: I came across this beautiful specimen while out running a few errands this past weekend and … can I just say I had to resist the urge to run up and hug her! The owner came out of the store while […]

Tattoo Art In Unexpected Places

By |October 14th, 2014|

Art has a funny way of showing up in some of the most unexpected places. Cave walls. Matchbooks. The heads of tiny pins. Even places where no one would ever think to call it art.

That’s what happened to me one day as I walked my […]

Lotus Moment: Juggling With Fire

By |August 18th, 2014|

Why this is awesome: Brent McCoy is one of the many wonderful performers in this year’s IndyFringe Festival taking place right now in Indianapolis. I went to see 2 plays with my 13-year-old cousin on Saturday. As we were heading back to the car, we […]

Lotus Moment: Standing On Top Of The World

By |March 30th, 2014|

Why this is awesome: During my birthday month celebration, I took a trip to the Indianapolis Museum of Art to see Julianne Swartz’ How Deep Is Your exhibit. I’m a big fan of contemporary art installations and the new Contemporary Art wing of the IMA […]

Lotus Moment: Taking In The Shadows

By |February 24th, 2014|

Lotus Moment: Polar Vortex Meets Winter Wonderland

By |January 17th, 2014|

Lotus Moment: Falling For Autumn

By |November 6th, 2013|