Portrait of the Artist as an Old Man

Bold, Beautiful – and Happy

Bold, Beautiful – and Happy

For Jesse Tobin McCauley her current show at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts in Pittsfield is a sentimental journey. Just six years ago she had showed with Group W at an exibit at the Lichtenstein. Although he lived near Pheonix, her father, FX Tobin, whose work...

Portraits of Flowers

Portraits of Flowers

This post came to me when I was carrying the garbage can in from the street this morning. Cutting through Babbie's biggest garden, I saw how the early  sun was catching a cluster of purple flower flowers. (I'm sorry but I'm as bad at remembering flowers' names as...

Look Mom. All these women are naked

Look Mom. All these women are naked

I took this picture to show you this humungous lady. She must have been 40 feet high. I couldn't believe it. There were these old people in front of her. They knew it was not good manners to look. They were all looking away. Then we went inside this big room and there...

Taking a Vertical Twist

Taking a Vertical Twist

Julie Love Edmonds, a Stockbridge artist, currently has an exhibit at 510 Warren Street in Hudson, New York, that showcases her talent in both landscapes and portraiture. In the last year or so she has been doing her landscapes on three to six canvases, always with a...

Transforming Trisha

Transforming Trisha

This is my photo of Trisha Leydet in front of one of my paintings. I' m going to convert this from a figurative work to an abstract. To execute Trisha's transformation from this photo to abstraction, I'm using FX Photo Studio PRO. It's an app I've had for a long time,...

Taking the Plunge

Taking the Plunge

A gosling is diving into the water bravely but awkwardly to join his parents. Photos by Grier Horner I saw two pairs of Canada geese with their fuzzy offspring yesterday. One pair had three goslings and was on Thomas Island on Onota Lake. The other pair had only one...