Day 277

Sibling Visión: Sonja’s Birthday: Part 4 Digital photograph Fifteen years ago today she took her first breath. The first daylight melted through the windows, the room foggy after our mothers labor, our faces stuck in perpetual anticipation. My tiny hands clung to the side of the tub, waiting, watching.  In the nine months leading up…

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Day 276

A Time for Story: Inspired by Shakespeare and Hamlet Illustrated by John Austen Ink and India ink on paper As children we soak up the culture and world around us, both instinctually and knowingly. In the first few years of our lives we learn what is essential to human interaction, we learn to communicate, to…

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Day 274

Fifth from the Center: A Universe in Nines Part 5* Acrylic paint on cotton sphere Beneath these depths, through the middle, among the storms, resides this vastness. *During the CognEYEzant project, many of the pieces are small parts to a larger work. Check out the previous pieces: one, two, three, four. Once all the elements are finished, I’ll…

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Day 273

Two Parts to a Whole #6: The Last Equinox For Now part 1* Ink on paper Made it  through the dark time, with isolated stillness, inviting new growth, for now. *Keep your eyes out for the second part of this piece. It’s coming soon.

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Day 272

Universal Minds: Inspired by Panpsychism and Siri Hustvedt Watercolor, ink, and India ink on paper As children, many of us play with stuffed animals, filling them with our imaginations until the cloth and stuffing come alive. At times when I was little, I convinced myself that my stuffed animals, those creatures who gave me comfort…

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