The big art insurance question

The big art insurance question

Once again, I was asked to exhibit my work in several locations during the coming season. Each location sounded like a wonderful opportunity for exposure and possible sale. The downside was that few of the venues provided insurance. In fact some insisted that I sign...
Illustrate Your Resume

Illustrate Your Resume

I recently worked with an enormously talented arts-education integration specialist and photo-journalist, Jean Hart Howard. She asked if I could add some interest to her resume. The resume was robust. It was filled with lists and descriptions of Jean’s...
Is a rainbow the promise of good things?

Is a rainbow the promise of good things?

I always feel sad on the first day of school. The long sunshine and freedom filled days of summer suit me better than any other time of year. Even now, as an empty-nester, I still feel a little sad as autumn approaches and days grow shorter. Nearly every time that I...
Painting Aquamedia with Texture

Painting Aquamedia with Texture

In the summer of 2012 friends hosted me for a few idyllic days at their vacation home off the coast of Massachusetts. This summer I’ll be returning to the island to share in their wedding celebration. As a gift, I thought that I would paint one of the...
First Encounters With Art

First Encounters With Art

As a columnist with The Rickie Report, an online news source for artists in Palm Beach County and beyond, I respond to questions that pertain to visual communication, extending some of the basic information covered in my book, Graphic Design Exposed. This article is a...