Art and Poetry: Making Sense of It All

4_resize

Sense of it All

The mess looks random,
but somewhere an artist
knows exactly what each element
means.

About this poem

About contemporary art. About life and God.

I am, of course, an abstract artist myself.  I am also the guy with a long list of questions for God.

The photograph was taken at Salem Art Works

Have a blessed day,

Tom

8 Hacks for an Edge in Any and All Art Competitions

Frankly, I don’t like to do art competitions, but now and again, I get roped into one by this friend or that gallery I work with. I found this article useful. Next time I DO get talked into it, I’m going to try some of these things.

From Artists’ Network.

Tom

===========================

GettyImages-511524356-1024x683.jpg

“Once you are ready to take the step to show your art, the exciting part starts. You can put an image on your website so your friends, family and a collector or two can take a look. Look into opportunities to display your painting or drawing publicly, both in traditional galleries and more unconventional spaces, near and far. You can also submit your work for inclusion in an art contest. All art competitions offer you yet another opportunity of getting your work seen. Here are a few hacks to give you an edge. Enjoy!”

Rest of the article is here. 

Artist’s Date: Mass MoCA

Yesterday the woman I love and I took an afternoon trip to Mass MoCA. There was some interesting art there (always is), but on this trip, as on my last, I found myself caught up in the space itself. Lines and angles and light. A perfect black and white visit.

Anybody got an abandoned factory I can buy cheap?

Tom

8 BW

14_resize

10 BW

15 BW

20 BW_resize

19 BW_resize

12 a_resize

As always, a limited number of prints are available. Contact me for sizes and costs.

3 Paintings

Leap of Faith

Leap of Faith

Oil on Canvas
12″ x 24″
Currently unpriced*

The Struggle

The Struggle

Oil on Canvas
12″ x 24″
Currently unpriced*

Almost Spring

Almost Spring

Oil on Canvas
12″ x 24″
Currently Unpriced*

  •  Currently unpriced simply means I have not decided a price. Until I settle on a  figure, I am open to offers. – Tom