(from addair) I had to move out of my studio space yesterday as the owner is selling the building. And so this morning, I kept it basic with a pencil and my journal. It was actually refreshing to just sit outside and sketch instead. Yesterday, after my fury of indignation at the established “art world” [...] Continue Reading »
(from addair) Today I’m feeling underestimated and underappreciated. I say this not to inspire pity. Please, don’t pity me. Rather, I’m saying to that emotion, “Thank you for the alert, I’ve taken notice. Now will you kindly leave so that I can go about growing”. Though it isn’t pleasant to feel this way, it is [...] Continue Reading »
(from addair) painting and film by me. music by levon walker.
(from addair) I love the way architecture can reflect the story of a place. And even contribute to the writing of it. “sprouting infrastructure”, which also explores the possibility of better design, placed at last night’s show. Thanks, jurors. If you didn’t get to make it out last night, you can see the painting and [...] Continue Reading »
(from addair) The themes for tonight’s show are transcendence, fullness, and connection. I’m really grateful that it isn’t religion, though with a name like Spirit, the connection will undoubtedly be made. I think it’s healthy to reexamine pretty well everything periodically, and so I make myself read all sorts of things. This morning I read [...] Continue Reading »
Fall is the best season to seed lawns because the climate is mild enough to give the grass a start, and not so wet as spring which washes the seed away. I nurture the castle turf of the rich and famous, reminiscing about my own corner lot in Knoxville where my varied grass blend appears [...] Continue Reading »
(from addair) There’s a group art show (which I am a part of) happening this Friday, October 23 at The Warehouse (1229 W. Olney Road) in the West Ghent area of Norfolk. Starts at 7pm, and I’m assuming it will last till 10pm ish. this is from the organization putting on the show, (symphonicforthecity.com) : [...] Continue Reading »
(from addair) “When Americans hunger for selfless love and are fed only love of self, they will remain hungry, and too often hungry people just come back for more of the same.” –Bill McKibben I get into swings of discontent on a pretty regular rhythm. There are lots of causes for this, not [...] Continue Reading »