Pensées sur L’art

A bimonthly column, Pensées sur L’art — “Thoughts on Art” — which will feature a different local artist, written by the artist.

Art in the Everyday


Painting realistic still life has taught me to pay closer attention to the things we encounter on a regular basis — often without contemplating their details and intricacies. The sense of sight prepares you to experience food in certain ways, setting expectations for taste and texture. You anticipate the texture and ripeness of a strawberry from the way the light […]

Finding Your Flavor


In my Bellefonte High School classroom, students often hear me use the word “flavor.” Whether we’re critiquing artwork or discussing the work of a master artist, I introduce the idea of flavor as a visual representation of individual spirit or personal spark in the scratch of a pencil, the layer of paint, and the quality of color or light or […]


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