I love art, design, visual thinking and the world of the senses. I especially love the creative process that occurs while in these spaces. And they really are spaces—the mundane disappears and you are in a place of flow and creation. It’s a good reason to be alive.

I want to tap into the creative process and try to ‘see’ it—stop it in its tracks and peek behind the curtain. My attempt to write about this magical, invisible process and all the tiny miracles that emerge from it, is my way of catching a glimpse of the mystery.

Everything I love to do most relates to creativity. I try to create something new every day. If it’s not on paper or canvas it’s in the digital space at ImageSwim.

A land good for dreaming is… a line from a poem by Octavio Paz. This line is a portal to my favorite space–the space where creation happens.

The importance of a great teacher

The importance of a great teacher

So many of the ideas I explore in art and writing come from seeds planted by David J. Passalaqua (1936-2004). Dave was a master artist but even more importantly to me, an extraordinary master teacher. Dave showed me a world that had always existed behind a locked gate. He knew exactly what Picasso, Michelangelo and […]