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An Artist Without A Signature

I have no training in art, I trained in Math cause I thought that was smart. I guess alls well it played it’s part, It helped me come to NYC for a fresh start. I taught in a school and had no time to learn, weather it was art, lifestyles of about trees and ferns.… Continue reading An Artist Without A Signature

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Giving Museums A Chance

What if you went to a museum and the exhibits were dusty, turning color and rusting? What if the displays never changed? What if captions barely told you anything about the piece of art? Would you ever go back? Growing up I rarely went to museums.  Despite museums, having some beautiful works of art, the… Continue reading Giving Museums A Chance

Art and Crafts · Travel

Arts In America – Berea, Gatlinburg and Black Mountain

In keeping up with my desire to learn about and make art this year, on our trip to the South, Ashwin and I decided to visit a lot of small towns which thrive on being artisan communities. We hopped around to a few communities between Kentucky, Tennessee and North Carolina. Berea: Our first stop was in Berea,… Continue reading Arts In America – Berea, Gatlinburg and Black Mountain

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Andy Warhol Is Everywhere

Every since I first heard of Andy Warhol in Mana Contemporary in Jersey City, I have seen his name in every museum I have been to. I read on the placard by his work that he was a silk screen printer. My ignorant self had no idea what that was. While I saw his name… Continue reading Andy Warhol Is Everywhere

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Performing Art- A Good Deal

It is absolutely exhilarating to come out of a theater having watched performers act live. My mind feels at peace having spent two hours or more completely immersed in a show. My lips repeat the dialogues and songs that will over taken my being for the next few hours. I laugh about the scenes from the show,… Continue reading Performing Art- A Good Deal

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Art (in New York) Today

I went to an installation of LED lights at the New Museum. This is Art. I saw paintings of horizontal lines painted across a canvas. This too is art. I saw painting made of short brush strokes. This is also art. I grew up in a time when paintings and sculptures were considered art. I have… Continue reading Art (in New York) Today

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Personalized Swag – Iron On Home Craft

Personalized gifts – unique tote and twin onesies I love giving gifts and receiving them. I mean who doesn’t like to get a heart felt gift? Before Ashwin and I got married, he used to give me something each day. He called it “Gift Of Day.” It was perfect ?  ❤ . The gifts were most times… Continue reading Personalized Swag – Iron On Home Craft

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Acrylic Painting

Summer breaks for a teacher is time to relax and let go. It is time to unwind and laze around. For me it was quite the opposite. A colleague once said Tara runs around New York like a crazy person!! But it’s not all I did. I caught up going to Michaels and doing a… Continue reading Acrylic Painting