Colonies! (the good ones)

To the casual observer artist residencies or colonies can sound a bit pretentious (and in the old days they could sometimes be just that), where artists get to be Artists, or badly behaved solipsists. But the reality is nowadays that these places diverge enormously in terms of their demands, intentions, and environments they operate in. […]

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Let’s Talk About Flowers

I always look forward to the explosion of one hundred different kinds of daffodils (yes!) we have planted in our field.  They are sturdy, little miracles of subtle scents, whites, yellows, frills and bells. They announce love, no matter what. It’s a nice break to go outside, away from the intensive preparations for my composition […]

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