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Colorfields and Folds (Ever More Art for Music)

Lately, I’ve been working on proposals, a process that is both demanding and inspiring. It begins with reading the instructions on exactly what to include and how to include it, and I often find it tricky to make the necessary … Continue reading

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Botanical Matter (More Art for Music)

Everything here originated in my nearby environment, from the hollyhocks and gently fading rose to a bucket of compost and the towering oak trees sans foliage. Forthwith, 15 of 69 botanically oriented images created for Loop 2.4.3 performances.  © Catherine … Continue reading

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Stripes! (Art for Music)

There’s a wonderful development afoot: my artwork is being shown during live performances. The music is by Loop 2.4.3, with projections created by Tom Burnett. Described like so on their website: “Loop 2.4.3 creates original music steeped in percussion and … Continue reading

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Meet Zen and Stormy

What’s your sign? There was a time when this was an inevitable question, somewhere in my life between “Who’s your favorite band?” and “What kind of work do you do?” Hello, artists! This is me being wildly sympathetic because I … Continue reading

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The Art of Compost: Do you promise to funk?

It began late last August: the campaign to make compost. First, there was a neglected pile of garden stuff, left in a heap all summer long. Greenish and soggy and hard to pull apart, but I did. And it was … Continue reading

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Guest Spot: Carolyn Rutgers Clark

Carolyn Rutgers Clark brings nature to art in watercolor, drawing, and fabric collage. We don’t often get to see such birds and butterflies, such mammals prickly and smooth, in the course of a typical day. This artist, however, knows the … Continue reading

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Guest Spot: Samm Cohen

The opening page of Samm Cohen’s website includes this quote from Carl Jung: “There is no coming to consciousness without pain.” Samm brings a distinctive touch – fearless, perceptive, emotional – to multiple media: oil paint on canvas, glass, and … Continue reading

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