Now that I have my inspiration (chairs), I can decide on which medium to use. When it comes to painting, I don’t usually start with a preliminary sketch. I like to begin by covering my surface, usually a cradled wood panel, with a few thin layers of color using oil...
Articles on Older Adults
Do you have something you’re drawn to time after time? Early in 2016, Lynn Foskett Pierson began exploring the chair as an ongoing theme in her work. A signature, if you will. Her insight on the subject is intriguing.
Unfortunately, diabetes in older adults comes with a list of potential risks and complications. In addition to increased manageability concerns, the disease often presents numerous health problems for older adults.
Holocaust survivor Rene and her sister, Ana, were sent to a labor camp at a munition factory in Germany after leaving Auschwitz. Along with two other girls, they made a daring escape.
Every day when I enter my studio, I ask the question, where do I begin? If you are an artist who wants to get your work out there, more than likely, you have several projects going on at the same time. Here’s some insight on how to manage it all.
There are many ways to volunteer your time in Pinellas County. Have you considered working as a docent at the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art at St. Petersburg College? It’s a wonderful way to give back this holiday season or year-round.
Do you collect quotes? I collect quotes. There is one by Anne Lamont that I find more relevant than I care to admit, no matter how many years in the studio. Perhaps it rings true for you, too.
You might ask, “What happened to ACT I?” Well, it seems to have disappeared sometime between the ages of 55 and 65. About the time you’re asked to mark your age group on a survey and you realize, if you’re being honest, you have to check the next group up. So, I’m...
Art therapy sessions offer a space to tackle and process difficult feelings. Typical sessions are patient directed and encourage experimentation, which means that patients have an opportunity to experiment and find the best ways to deal with tough ideas.
No matter your age, you can always take the leap and invest yourself in a new hobby. If you decide to pursue an artistic endeavor, Pinellas County is the perfect place to be.