Monthly Archives: April 2012

What is the purpose of art

Long Lake: fairy condos, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. Then there is the survey that shows people who fold their toilet paper use more paper than those who crumple it up. What I want to know is why anyone would take … Continue reading

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Blue heron

Blue heron, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. A few days ago I heard someone on the radio talk about a how there is some movement in California towards recognizing the necessity of the arts. Because I didn’t hear the whole program, … Continue reading

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From there to here

A little over a year ago, I worked on a 9.5′ x 10.5′ painting. I “finished” it because the studio I was working in became occupied by a film crew. It was too hard to work there alongside them. I’m … Continue reading

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Consciousness

The brook, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. Friday afternoon, I had four Portuguese Water dogs in my living room. It was a very busy room–dogs chewing bones, squeaking toys, trying to open closet doors, looking for trouble. I had gone for … Continue reading

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A walk on the wild side

A walk on the wild side, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. For most of the winter, Point Pleasant Park was rather uninteresting, especially compared to walking on the golf course, where the seemingly endless expansiveness was so liberating. Recently though, and … Continue reading

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A laughing matter

46″ x 46″ (117 cm x 117 cm), originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. I had recently asked my friend Ellen if she would do a little video of me talking about my work. I wanted to send it along with my … Continue reading

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On the trail again

The brook, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. Winter is retreating. After a week of summer weather, then snow, now cool sunshine, it’s exciting to see small buds on trees and a few flowers poking up between the dried leaves. I’ve gone … Continue reading

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