Day 238

Transmuting: Inspired by Robin Coste Lewis’ poem Navel Ink on paper Robin Coste Lewis’ poem Navel came into my life by chance. By way of Twitter, by way of director Ava DuVernay, by way of Time magazine’s special issue The Art of Optimism. Navel poem opened an inspiration inside me, pulled at something inexplicable as…

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Day 237

Two Parts to a Whole #4: Internal Landscaping part 2* Ink on paper Within the CognEYEzant project are works that belong together: fit into a larger whole.  “Two Parts To a Whole” is a series of drawings–they come in pairs. This is the fourth. Internal landscaping: the muscles and fibers that give us shape, that distinguish us…

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Day 236

Abject Splendid: Accompanied by Albert Camus’ Quote Which Begins “deep feelings” Ink, watercolor, gouache on paper “deep feelings always mean more than they are conscious of saying… Great feelings take with them their own universe, splended or abject.” –Albert Camus, An Absurd Reasoning

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Day 235

Sibling Visión: Nadia: Part 2 Digital Photograph We’ve known each other for almost fifteen years. We’ve grown up together, when she drew her first breath I was there. Our stores have grown, together, as people’s stories do, when their perspectives converge and learn to understand. Understand the intricacy of almost fifteen years, together. View the…

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Day 234

Path to Inspiration: Inspired by Gabriel Garcia Marquez Watercolor and ink on paper “a crisis of inspiration, that word, abominable but so real, that demolishes everything in its path in order to reach its ashes in time.” –Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Living to Tell the Tale

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Day 233

Planning is Not Optional: Ice and Wind and Pine Needles Ink on paper Today, I awoke to a world coated in ice. The frozen trees groaned under the new found weight, but the pine needles that once were silent found their voice in the tinkling ice, together with the wind they sang out in the…

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Day 232

First from the Center: A Universe in Nines Part 4* Acrylic on paper sphere All this brightness  Contracts at my pupil,   Chases the supple shadows  away, around, Reminding me, in All this contrast, is a remnant of comfort. *During the CognEYEzant project, many of the pieces are small parts to a larger work. Check…

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