Autumn reminds me: it’s two years since I began exploring the theme “emergence”! In hindsight, I trace these origins to a meadow of bees in Kalamazoo.
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I’m glad to share a peak at the Fall 2014 Types and Shadows, Journal for the Fellowship of Quakers in the Arts! My artist book Puzzling the Moon is featured, and pictured on the front is one of the work’s … Continue reading →
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Fall greetings, Dey of the Phoenix readers! I’ve been Stateside a few weeks after a month’s sojourn to Europe. This phase is one of integration, because the summer provided multiple profound encounters. For new readers — or anyone who may … Continue reading →
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While hiking out of the Porcupine Mountains, I set down my backpack for a rest. Here a mighty Eastern hemlock had fallen. (Not in this photo, though!) The former treetop had been cut apart and set aside, presumably by a … Continue reading →
Here’s a first on Dey of the Phoenix — a slideshow presented by Slide.ly! This book art was created during the annual Gathering (Friends General Conference), which I blogged about last month, “Summer-ing Spiritual Community, Part 1.” My inspirations stemmed … Continue reading →
Sitting on the floor, eyes closed, I am encircled by paint, brushes, paper. “Where am I?” is the question of my heart. Images emerge . . . deep dark waters, constantly rocking . . . a body of white light … Continue reading →
While exploring the group studio that I recently joined in Kalamazoo, Michigan, a surprise caught my eye. A gap in the floor board was smoothed over by a transparent filler encasing a watch. The timepiece may be understood as memory … Continue reading →
As introduced last week, I continue my Poseidon adventure! This week’s glimpse is “falling apart”, a poem that was intent on melding into book art. And by doing so, invited intuition — that inner voice — to drive the resulting … Continue reading →
Sometimes I can’t resist a convenient title when the fit is just right! For those wondering, The Poseidon Adventure was a 1970s film about the final voyage of a luxury ship flipped over by a tsunami, the result of an … Continue reading →