That the spirit book kids are conspiring with God to get me to create items of wearable art that line up with Empyrean style, treating me like an ambassador for the world being built out in this series. .. Is Epic. That, unbeknownst to me this privately run residency is in a landscape nearly identical […]More
People tend to have a rosy , flimsy idea of what a “residency” is for a creative person, and there are as many varieties of them as there are artists, but for the most part I feel an unspoken level of culture shock plays a major factor in posting oneself at each locale. Your ability […]More
Desert dinner and pondering the parameters and perplexity of psychic space. Globalbohodeserttrek2016.
It’s weird with artists. The dance of the desire for community and communion with your God & your geist, alone. I fully recognize my floundering in this area. But on a night like tonight. ..it somehow works.More
So for the first time ever, the compound I’m holed up in on a writing work residency is hosting two writerhead folks at the same time. It’s really my first time being in utero alongside another writer. Her focus is journalism so it’s all impactful, interesting conversation and no stodgy pseudo-wariness about cross-pollination…And also the […]More
They talk about the absence of color in the desert but it is such a misunderstood color palette. You’ve never seen green until you’ve seen a cactus burst back to life the morning after a desert rain. Colors are given the heavy due they deserve in the desert. The dragonflies out here are vermilion red […]More