…on Art, Art History, and Art Projects: I can’t stress enough the importance of Orthodox Arts Journal. It’s especially valuable for Orthodox artists and craftspeople in the West. Right now my studies are narrowing in focus on Russian iconography, but I still have quite a few general Art History classes to take. Naturally, they are […]
(Featured image: Working on a specimen while my (very much alive) pet pigeon Franklin looks on. Later while preserving a pigeon, I would build a sort of tent around the table in order to block her dissected brethren from her view.) The Start
We are making a big move at the end of the summer, so travel has been on my mind. This move is different than my past travels. I have a real home here, for the first time since I was a kid, and I am going to move with my tiny family and establish a […]
This summer, M. and I will be traveling to downstate New York to become acquainted with our new home, and so that I can attend orientation for fall quarter. The last time I was in New York was 2009, volunteering at Linwood Gardens through the WWOOF program.
Let me tell you a story about Braddock.
I grew up surrounded by artists, art supplies, art in progress, art books, in galleries, and in museums. I grew up seeing busted furniture repaired, restored, and made beautiful. And I grew up with the whir of a sewing machine in the background.