The Motherhood Report

The Motherhood Report

No one claims it’s easy, but it is possible to combine two of the world’s oldest callings: artist and mother Way back in the 1980s, in the era of linebacker shoulder pads and dressing for success, I worked on a short-lived publication that billed itself as...
Margery Amdur Makes an Installation

Margery Amdur Makes an Installation

When Margery Amdur was invited this fall to build an installation in a gallery at Augsburg University in Minneapolis, MN, the Philadelphia-based artist envisioned an immersive environment that would draw on the many interests she’s pursued over the years. Probably...
Plein-Air Painting Today

Plein-Air Painting Today

Thirteen Who Head for the Open Air…in Spite of the Challenges Artists in significant numbers first took to the great outdoors to work in natural surroundings and more accurately transcribe the effects of light nearly 200 years ago, following the example of...