Archive for January, 2012


Friday, January 27th, 2012

“Capco” 2009
Thanks to the generous support of the McKnight Foundation, amongst other things, Northern Clay Center hosts visiting artists who come and work in a nice and sunny (but chilly) studio and mix up the surroundings.  David Allyn is here in Minneapolis, in residence at NCC for 3 months and it seems like he is […]

Ode to Eve

Monday, January 9th, 2012


Last week Eve Arnold died.  When I heard the news, and learned that she made it well into her 99th year of life, there was indeed some sadness at her passing.  But there was much more appreciation and admiration for her work, and her life, and her life’s work.  In an interview with the BBC […]

2012 as a Splendid Torch

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

For the first post of 2012, I share a quote from Irish play write George Bernard Shaw 

“This is the true joy in life, being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one. Being a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and […]