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The Power of Self

The personal narrative in art has always fascinated me. The concepts of who we are, what we project, how we carry ourselves and our story through these ever changing and shifting times that we  navigate, and how that can all be flipped in an instant of recognition.   All these ideas started to flood my mind after viewing the Artists Wanted, Top 50 People’s Choice Artists for their recent contest The Power of Self.  I applaud all the artists involved for their contributions, willingness to take a risk, and for their confidence and trust in putting themselves out there for the world...

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The Winds of Change

After spending the morning planning and preparing for a Gala Fundraiser Event for the In Tandem Theatre Company on May 20th. (Tickets for the event are still available, email with inquiries.) I had the urge to see some good art before heading into the studio, and once again, Milwaukee provided.   Starting off in the Third Ward at the Tory Folliard Gallery I was greeted warmly and was able to take in the large scale paintings created by Mark Mulhern.  I would agree with the artist statement who claims that “the end result is the sum of the history” of each work.   You can see the process...

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