Southern Echoes, by Lauren Dunn

Southern Echoes The memories that take up space in your brain, the ones that have stood the test of time, the untouched nostalgia that echoes throughout your life and tells your journey, those memories are at the heart of my series, “Southern Echoes”.  It’s the...

Wonder Series, by Shelby Kizer

WONDER When I began working on this series of paintings, I knew that I wanted to capture the beauty of God found in nature. I had just finished my series, “Hope”, where I painted landscapes inspired by photos that were taken at the most beautiful places all around the...

Balancing Life as a Mother and An Artist, by Peyton Hutchinson

Through covid, I was surprised at how much it pushed me as an artist!  Somehow I became a better painter, and an art teacher through the pandemic!  Being a mom of 3, I had to find some activities to do with my kids since we were home so much and I thought it would be...

Art of Adaption, by David Johnson

Covid-19….it’s the phrase that has permeated the minds of all humankind,forever changing our trajectories and way of life. It totally changed mine in a matter ofweeks, cancelling all that had been planned and upending a business model that hadbeen successful for...

The Language of Walter Anderson, by Adam Trest

I hear it almost every time I post an image of my work, especially from Mississippians, “Your work reminds me of Walter Anderson.” I always smile politely, because the person doesn’t realise that they have just given me the highest compliment I could receive. But...

SOLITUDE: Robin Whitfield’s Artistic Journey

This spring has been different to say the least. Solitude, blurring of days, quiet mind, alert senses, abundant uncertainty. This list sums up my experience during shelter in place but it also sums up my experience from my most productive and creative times over the...

Be Still and Know, guest blogger Shelby Leigh Designs

When all this craziness first started, I didn’t feel the emotional effects of it immediately, As the days turned to weeks the reality of it all started setting in. I started feeling so anxious. There was this pit in my stomach that I could not get to go away. I...

Life Is Beautiful

Life is a gift that is sent. My only job is to discover the message I am to carry and share it with the rest of the world. Simple, right?! We are all creating a work of art with our lives.  We experience, experiment and dig deep to find our meaning…..the purpose...

Small Business Saturday

  Small Business Saturday is Saturday the 25th   It is about more than just shopping at local stores. It’s about celebrating and sharing the small businesses that are part of our lives, from corner stores to food trucks to everything in between. It’s...