What Spring is this?
Mid-April, and daffodils are in bloom, a sudden snowstorm has killed off the abundant wisteria blossoms, and everyone in town looks like the Unabomber. Yes, it’s Spring, like all Springs …and like no Spring we have ever seen.
My daily routine has changed little – I am plugging away at my art, making steady progress. Here are the latest photos.
Shakespeare Endured Epidemic Isolation Too
I am also attending my usual literary meetings via Zoom, reading early writings of James Joyce in one group, and tackling Shakespeare’s Coriolanus in another. Coincidentally, a writer for the New Yorker made some interesting parallels with the play Coriolanus and the current administration’s response to the pandemic. Here is the link: https://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/the-shakespeare-play-that-presaged-the-trump-administrations-response-to-the-coronavirus-pandemic
Spot the Collage
In preparing for this blog entry, I looked at recent photos and I was amused that many photos look like my collages. For instance:
Can you pick out the Deco Collage Original?
Let’s make this more fun. Send me your answer plus a 10-word statement of why you should win, and I will send the winning entrant a greeting card collection. ($20 value and I will cover the shipping cost). Send your contest response via Messenger to my Facebook page @ Deco – Artist. Contest ends at midnight April 30, 2020.
What Goes On:
Change in Plans
Just like everyone else in the world, I am adjusting my plans and shifting my expectations. Until the crisis has passed and safety in Santa Fe is assured, I will be working from my studio in my home, doing my bit to help flatten the curve.
I have a lively on line presence:
Art of Giving Art
I can ship my art almost anywhere - Just ask!
greeting card sets, posters
blank book journals
Art of Santa Fe
Online Community Marketplace
Offering collage items
DECO//fine art collage
Collage items in the online store include these:
5" x 7" featuring an original collage design on the front, blank inside, available for purchase, on line or at the market.
Greeting Card Sets,
5 blank cards + envelopes, bundled into gift-ready packages
includes Scenes of New Mexico, Fine Ladies Dancing, Rising, and Perfectly Pear
Loosen Your Soul and Harvest:Fruition
each is 18" x 24", add comes rolled , ready for framing.
Prints, posters, journals, and cards make beautiful gifts
accepts payment through PayPal and Stripe!
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Studio Visits in Santa Fe:
by appointment and with a smile!
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