Divine Dissatisfaction

This inspiration appeared again today. Timely. Timeless. I want to share it with you: what MARTHA GRAHAM wrote to AGNES DE MILLE touches the deepest part of an artist’s life…

Artists are the Mushrooms of Civil Society

Originally posted on EARTH NIGHT 2012:
From Musiva @ Evolver.net: Have you heard about the experiments being done to clean up oil spills using mushrooms? Oyster mushrooms can turn the toxic sludge into rich compost and then transform themselves into something good enough to eat. Pass the Butter! Artists move in to distressed areas and clean…

London Wakes Up

As London turns it’s pale cheek toward the emerging Sun, a gallery of unlikely Urban Beauty. PHOTO Gallery

George Ehling Mosaic House

RARE VISIONARY ENVIRONMENT: George Ehling’s Mosaic House tours in Los Angeles and two exclusive essays due Spring 2015 by Lillian Sizemore @musiva

Manda-Roo!

Free-Hand Mandala Fun, the Art Tent at this summer’s Bonnaroo Fest!

Art Critiques: A Useful Guide

A useful and clear outline for conducting a productive art critique by artist, Leigh Hyams (1926-2013)

Six Merry Mandala Gifts

SIX wonderful Gift Ideas to inspire the pattern-seekers in your life. It is a very good time to Raise the Vibration with a Mandala!

Craving Color? New mosaic courses!

UPDATE: NEXT CLASS Sept. 29 -30 2012 Mark your calendar before time flies by >>> Institute of Mosaic Art in Oakland CA Saturday and Sunday 10am – 4pm INTRODUCTION TO SMALTI with Instructor: Lillian Sizemore YOU can do it…BELIEVE it…ALL THIS BEAUTIFUL WORK is made by BEGINNERS! In this course, beginning to intermediate students will gain hands-on … Continue reading

Fiona Apple Tidys Up

Fiona Apple is plumbing the depths brain activity, mirror neurons, fragmentation and yes, mosaics…in her newest CD: The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do.

The Ordered Art of the Muses

Have you ever considered how ancient mosaics can offer insights into sacred geometry and the building blocks of life?