Category Archives: The Visual Artworker

Coney Island On My Mind

On the boardwalk, Coney IslandNovember, 2018In Brooklyn, I am standing on the boardwalk looking out to sea on a cold clear fall day having just left the nursing home where my aunt has been living for the past few years.  She failed to recognize me… Continue reading

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Missing Words & Autumn Color

Autumn Colors come to my blockWhen I read the description that Emily Glass wrote about some of her recent paintings now on view at The Geisel Gallery, I was shocked to understand that print editions of the Oxford Junior Dictionary deleted words that re… Continue reading

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Environmental

Melinda, barn owl, along with Wild Wings volunteerNovember 1, 2018It has been raining all day, but I am inside, at my job – teaching drawing for students at R.I.T. with a special visit from two volunteers from WILD WINGS, and three wonderful birds that… Continue reading

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Revelations

Amanda Means, “Light Bulb 00050C”,  2001currently on view atAlbright Knox , Buffalo, New YorkLast week when I was in Buffalo at The Albright Knox Art Gallery, I stopped to take a close look at a photo made by my friend Amanda Means.  The cent… Continue reading

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Scope It Out

Jim Mott and his  Landscape Lotteryat Lab SpaceRochester Contemporary Art CenterRochester, New YorkWe are into the fall season, and holiday spirits can grab you – especially if you are interested in visual art because there is so much happening in… Continue reading

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Destination Buffalo

Albright-Knox Art GalleryBuffalo, New YorkAfter several hours of recruiting students for my College of Art & Design at R.I.T., I left the Villa Maria for the Albright-Knox and Burchfield Penney Center over on Elmwood Avenue.  The day was cool … Continue reading

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Graphic Life

Kenneth HiebertspeaksUniversity Gallery, Rochester Institute of TechnologyOctober 11, 2018Walking into the University Gallery at RIT one day last week, I caught the presentation by graphic designer Kenneth Hiebert that included his original posters and… Continue reading

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Monet Meets Technology

The Memorial Art GallerypresentsPaintings by Claude Monet ( 1840-1926 )’Waterloo Bridge, Vision and Process’Below:Waterloo Bridge, Grey Weatherby Claude Monet ( 1900 )I was sitting with Nic Minetor during the New York State Ornithological Meeting last … Continue reading

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Painter’s Poetry

Monet has opened at The Memorial Art GalleryRochester, New YorkYou may wonder what else can be said and written about Monet that hasn’t been published – so I will add my thoughts on this Impressionist in my next post – because the show that has just op… Continue reading

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Capital A for Art

Albany, New York,  September 29, 2018   Capital A is for art, but also Albany, which is where we find ourselves on this breezy morning.  It is a beautiful day outside our hotel window and we are here to survey a room at The New York… Continue reading

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