Porcelain in Motion

Sea-life themed porcelain and stoneware created by the artist Glynnis Lessing was recently featured at the Owatonna Arts Center. In her artist’s statement Lessing speaks of her love for water and the many animals that live in it. Creatures that live in the water are curved and flexible, making them perfect for stretching them onto…

Inkings – the artwork of Rebecca Tombaugh

“I paint with pen and ink. I call them inkings.” So reads the artist statement of Rebecca Tombaugh, an artist I discovered on a recent art outing in Kansas City. The offices of the Buttonwood Financial Group and the Union Hill Animal Hospital are a block apart in the 3000 block of Main Street in…

Looking Into God’s “I’s”

Looking into a person’s eyes can tell you a lot about what they think of you. If you make eye contact with someone and they immediately look away it probably means they are not interested in you. If you make eye contact and they don’t look away there’s probably a good chance they are interested…

Beautiful Light, Hope, Healing, Wellness

The beneficiary of the current exhibit at the Buttonwood Art Space is Kansas City’s Metropolitan Council of Community Mental Health Centers. 50% of each art purchased during this show will go to the mental health programs that the Metropolitan Council supports. Here is a sampling of the show. “Hidden Tiger” by Dustin Miller   Detail…

Better Than Google, Christian Cloud Services

Cloud services are internet-based services where big tech companies like Microsoft, Apple or Google provide customers with storage space and processing resources on their computers so that their customers do not have to store large amounts of data and programs on their own computers. Cloud services constantly back up your data so you don’t lose…

Fine Art at the Fair

The artwork at this year’s Steele County Free Fair featured a number of faces. This work by Marie Larson won grand champion in the pro-am division. It’s entitled “Kinda Blue.”   I like the over-the-shoulder perspective of this piece by Susan Powell entitled “Stella”. Stella also happens to be the name of the female mascot…