Day 362

Hopeful Burning: Inspired by Jesmyn Ward’s Quote “I burn, and I hope.” Ink on paper Just over one year ago “The Fire This Time”, a collection of essays and poems edited by author Jesmyn Ward, lit a fire within me. A fire kindled with just five words, “I burn, and I hope.” Just over one…

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Day 361

Youth of the Homo Sapiens Final Part* Ink and India ink on paper “Youth of the Homo Sapiens” is inspired by childhood. Many of my most vivid memories are from when I was very young, perhaps because the world felt so intriguing and stable then, it still does now—but less often. To me, childhood seems…

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Day 358

Dreamscape Final Part*: The Dream Gouache and acrylic on paper In the dream, I walked across a hall. In the center of the hall was a fountain, turned off because the museum was closed for the night. At the end of the hall, facing me, were nine paintings. And I stared at those paintings until…

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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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