Category Archives: pick of the week

Opportunities

The good news is that in our long jour­ney to the oth­er shore, the world will always pro­vide us oppor­tu­ni­ties to offer our­selves.” Lodro Rin­zler

Arrival”


I am so fortunate to have so many opportunities in front of me!

You can see “Arrival” and a few oth­er pieces from the Ghost Notes Series start­ing this Fri­day, August 4<sup class="ordinal">th</sup>, as a part of Kansas City Soci­ety of Con­tem­po­rary Photography’s show “Find­ing Peace Find­ing Cen­ter” at the Leedy-Voulkos Art Cen­ter in Kansas City, MO. (On dis­play in the Main Gallery until August 24, 2017)

To see oth­er oppor­tu­ni­ties com­ing up in the next cou­ple of months, includ­ing exhi­bi­tions fea­tur­ing the Ghost Notes Series, please have a look at my full sched­ule.



 

There’s so much in simplicity


Sim­plic­i­ty should not be iden­ti­fied with bare­ness.”

-Felix Adler

Mile Mark­er 534, size 14″ x11”


 

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A Moment’s Pause

Life was not intend­ed to be sim­ply a round of work, no mat­ter how inter­est­ing and impor­tant that work may be. A moment’s pause to watch the glo­ry of a sun­rise or a sun­set is soul-sat­is­fy­ing, while a bird’s song will set the steps to music all day long.” Lau­ra Ingalls Wilder, The Farm Jour­nal­ist

Mile Mark­er 595, 22“x34”

Trust Yourself and Try


Trust the still, small voice that says, “this might work and I’ll try it.”
–Diane Mariechild

Mile Mark­er 267, 35“x 51″

Nourish Growth


Crit­i­cism, like rain, should be gen­tle enough to nour­ish a man’s growth with­out destroy­ing his roots.”
–Frank A. Clark

Mile Mark­er 569v, 16“x 22″


 

Simplicity


There’s a cer­tain fear of sim­plic­i­ty. I think that’s the thing, when you’re younger as an artist, you get this idea in your head that com­plex­i­ty equals qual­i­ty. The more notes you’re play­ing, the bet­ter.”
–Patrick Stump

Mile Mark­er 528, 35“x 51″

Solitude


Whoso­ev­er is delight­ed in soli­tude is either a wild beast or a god.”
–Aris­to­tle

Mile Mark­er 425, 22“x34”

Rest to Grow


Take rest; a field that has rest­ed gives a boun­ti­ful crop.” –Ovid

Mile Mark­er 433, 16″ x 22″


 

Life is About Creating Yourself


Life isn’t about find­ing your­self. Life is about cre­at­ing your­self.”
― George Bernard Shaw

Mile Mark­er 580v, 16“x 22″


 

Thrive Not Survive


My mis­sion in life is not mere­ly to sur­vive, but to thrive; and to do so with some pas­sion, some com­pas­sion, some humor, and some style.” –Maya Angelou

Mile Mark­er 587, 22“x 34″