Day 357

Matteo Farinella: The Curiosity of Communication: Inspired by the Artistic Work of Santiago Ramón y Cajal Ink on paper “‘Curiouser and curiouser!’ cried Alice” Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Curiosity leads me through life, pulling me down rabbit hole after rabbit hole. Questioning has the power to open up doors which can in turn…

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Day 341

Imagination and Reality or Chromoluminarism: Inspired by Neo-Impressionsim Acrylic on canvas In 1886, art critic Félix Fénéon coined the term Neo-Impressionism. The movement began with Georges Seurat’s painting “A Sunday on La Grande Jatte”. Seurat used a painting technique called “divisionism” or “Chromoluminarism”: instead of mixing colors, Seurat placed colorful dots next to each other…

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Day 334

Childhood, Connection, and a Collection of Sevens: Inspired by Jamie Sams and Native American Medicine India ink on paper My childhood isn’t over. Some say that childhood ends when you turn 18 but as I near my 19th year, I feel closer to my childhood every day. When I was little, I knew how to…

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Day 331

Rajmohan Gandhi: Turning Potential into Reality Ink, India ink, watercolor, gouache on paper Nearly one year ago, spring brought out my restless self, a self who needed dedication and focus, who needed meaning and inspiration. And to find these things, I looked behind me. There in my history, set aside on a shelf, unpracticed and…

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Day 307

A Crusade of Children: Art and a Poem Inspired by Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaugherhouse-Five Ink on paper Submitting to The Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library’s (KVML) literary journal “So It Goes” has become a tradition: when I was sixteen, I received my first writing rejection from them and it inspired me to keep writing and submitting. …

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Day 302: The Creative Meanderings #7

Coincidental Inspiration by Way of Danger and Perspectives: Inspired by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Graphite on paper by way of the digital world The Creative Meanderings #7: Coincidental Inspiration by Way of Danger and Perspectives  …art is like a coincidence, a place for perspectives to weave themselves together, to grow open in their difference. For the…

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Day 300

Time Traveling Box and the Moonpit: Inspired by a Generous and Kind Woman and Audre Lorde’s poem “The Black Unicorn” India ink and watercolor on paper  At the rummage sale, that day, the kind and generous woman would never have known that she gave me the tools to time travel. Audre Lorde’s poem The Black…

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