The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Day of Prayer

    Today I had the opportunity to participate with Intervarsity Arts Chicago at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago for a Day of Prayer. This 24 hour prayer vigil was spearheaded by a student leader that I had the privilege of meeting, mentoring and learning from. Courtney wrote: ” The arts play a huge part […]

Zentangle “Fabric”

If you are from a family of creators , when you get together we enjoy seeing each others artistic endeavors.    On my recent trip to AZ, I got to peruse several photo albums of my younger sister, and my mom showed me her zentangle sketches.  Her sketches reminded me of the Christmas ornament my older […]

Arte De Avian Exhibit in Tubac AZ

If you are in the central or southern part of AZ next week, stop by the Tubac Center of the Arts where they will hosting an exhibit entitled“Arte de Avian”  from March 13 to  April 26 with an opening on the 13th from 5- 7 pm.  Arte de Avian is a nationally juried exhibit of art based […]

A breeze through the Newberry Library and the Palette and Chisel

Around the corner from the Newberry Library is the Palette and Chisel Academy of Fine Arts.  Not sure it was open, we walked inside and enjoyed the first floor galleries.  A friend of mine has a studio in the building and we went searching for her door- found it, but could only leave her a note. […]

Chicago Cultural Center Exhibit Openings

Why do I like miniature things, even if it is ceramic replicas of buildings damaged by bombings, they still look beautiful to me! Saw the work of Alison Ruttan at the Chicago Cultural Center, and in one of the Michigan Ave gallery rooms was displayed her “ceramic maquettes based on photographic documentation of recent global […]