By Christopher J. Miller~ Aron Kapembeza noticed at an early age how difficult life was for his mother. He remembers all she did for her children, from taking them to school to teaching them how to cook, wash clothes, haul water, and hold a job. As an artist, Kapembeza now immortalizes these memories of his
By Christopher J. Miller | Above photo: Self – Rebecca Collins ~ East Dallas artist Rebecca Collins was always inspired by living creatures. For many years, she earned a healthy income painting colorful pet portraits on commission. But, after watching a documentary about the threat of pollinator extinction, she broadened her focus to include the
Local Mixed Media Artist Finds Inspiration in Poetry By Christopher J. Miller | Above photo: “Dreamscape” ~ “True poetry speaks to me in an inspirational way,” Katherine Baronet says. “My paintings often contain the essence of a poem, not in words but in imagery and emotion.” While the source of inspiration for an artist sometimes
By Christopher J. Miller. As the owner of Rainmaker Advertising Agency, I decided to try my hand at painting and picked up my very first brush in 2001. I had been designing creative work on a computer for years, but I wanted to create something more tactile. I felt disconnected and isolated from my digital
By Christopher J. Miller, Entrepreneur and Consultant The Fifty+ audience has one incredible gift; experience. There’s no other time in your life when you can combine experience modules from different aspects of your life into a new and eventful career. After all, by the time you have reached 50+ you’ve managed to accrue record work
By Neve Spicer ~ The fine arts serve as some of our most significant cultural touchstones; whether painting, sculpture, theatre, or dance, the arts take many forms and have benefits to offer those of any age. It’s the perfect time to celebrate the fine arts and arts education, as World Art Day is just around the bend.