Art

May
18
Countercultural Practices

Countercultural Practices

> “Dwelling, lingering, pondering, listening, praying- these are all countercultural practices. They slow us into a silence that has to be
1 min read
Apr
25
Where Did the Christian Artists Go?

Where Did the Christian Artists Go?

I’m doing doctorate work in the area of faith, art, and the pastoral imagination. One of our conversations revolved
3 min read
Mar
29
Will They Love It or Hate it? Will They Love or Hate Me?

Will They Love It or Hate it? Will They Love or Hate Me?

I’m deep in the middle of a writing project. Is it good, bad, or indifferent? I don’t know,
1 min read
Mar
07
James Baldwin on the Artists Vocation

James Baldwin on the Artists Vocation

> “The artist is distinguished from all other responsible actors in society — the politicians, legislators, educators, and scientists — by the fact
1 min read
Mar
05
Leo Tolstoy on the Mission of the Artist

Leo Tolstoy on the Mission of the Artist

> “The artist's mission must not be to produce an irrefutable solution to a problem, but to compel us to love
1 min read
Sep
06
When do you expect completion?

When do you expect completion?

I'm doing blackout poetry again. Here's a brief video on how to do one (below).  They are fun, easy, and
Aug
12
You're Going to Die. Make Good Art.

You're Going to Die. Make Good Art.

We get 4000 weeks if we’re lucky (80 years). 28,000 days to live under the sun. I spent
3 min read
Jul
07
A Creators Rule of Life

A Creators Rule of Life

Corita Kent [https://www.corita.org/] was a nun and artist in the 50s-80s. She taught art at Immaculate Heart
2 min read
Jun
24
Troll Art and Unintended Consequences

Troll Art and Unintended Consequences

My wife and I were hiking in Breckenridge, Colorado, and stumbled upon the guy above. Our troll friend is made
2 min read