Thoughts on how to serve your community.

As I mentioned in my previous post, serving your community can be some of the most rewarding work we can do as artists. Here are some thoughts about ways you can roll up your sleeves and serve your community. What to do…….. If you want to serve but don’t have the time — This is theContinue reading “Thoughts on how to serve your community.”

Using Your Art To Answer The Call To Serve Your Community

As artists, we often feel a calling to serve the community in which we live. Showing up to serve can be, and is some of, the most fulfilling and rewarding work we can do. This can be incredibly difficult as we balance family/friends, work, and the constant pursuit of perfection in our art. For theContinue reading “Using Your Art To Answer The Call To Serve Your Community”

Finding Balance Through Beauty

I noticed the small gesture of love and beauty in the above photo as I was waiting to catch an uber yesterday. The circle of hearts crocheted to the tree contained the following note: Instagram: @spread_love_crochet! #LosAngeles #CrochetHearts #SpreadLove #ResistHate Simple instructions with a powerful message. Artistic gestures such as this can play a huge role in helping us findContinue reading “Finding Balance Through Beauty”

The Long Tail Sessions, Vol. IV—October 4, 2017. (Tom Petty, Las Vegas, and Living Life to the Fullest)

There was something particularly, punch-you-in-the-gut, painful about the juxtaposition of the horrible events that occurred last Sunday. First, I learned about the loss of many lives through a horrible act of cowardice at a music festival in Las Vegas. Then came the news that Tom Petty—one of the most important people in the soundtrack ofContinue reading “The Long Tail Sessions, Vol. IV—October 4, 2017. (Tom Petty, Las Vegas, and Living Life to the Fullest)”