I have known Gegam for many moons. Always a fan, it was nothing less than a pleasure catching up with him in his studio last fall. In all the time […]
WELCOME TO “VERBAL MAP”
“Verbal MAP” is my blog where I share studio visits with fantastic artists, artist career words of wisdom and art discoveries and objects that keep my world happily spinning on its axis.
Annenberg Round Two – Goal Planning
I am quite pleased to have been asked back for a second lecture at the Annenberg Space for Photography. On January 21, 2018, I’ll present “Planning for Success: Goal-setting for […]
Show Me the Money, please?
I had the recent fortune of contributing to an article on Artsy.net, “Financial Advice for Artists from Four Experts”. I traditionally find interviews as exciting as potentially nerve-racking, my having […]
For my Annenberg lecture friends (and others who may find this post helpful)
Hello, Lovely Annenberg Friends! My heartfelt thanks to you all for attending Sunday’s lecture at the Annenberg Space for Photography. Gorgeous digs there, eh? I hope you are fully recovered, […]
My Talk at the Annenberg Space Photography (plus I am much better at posting on Facebook)
I am so so so much better about posting on my McLean Art Projects Facebook page. Not so much with the blog. I’ve been swamped silly (plus I way over […]
Oh Boise (ID)!
Towards the end of last year, I gave a business of art lecture at Surel’s Place in Boise, ID, sponsored by the Idaho Arts Commission and American’s for the Arts’ […]
Listen To This: “The Theory Of Hugs”, Brought To You By The Organist
I admit to being a podcast junkie. Amusing, informative and chock-full of the new and different, in addition to enriching my knowledge and expanding my personal perspective, they certainly beat being […]
Slowing it down for art
Did you know that the average human attention span is now less than that of a goldfish? Yipes. I also read that an average person has 70,000 thoughts per day, […]
And Speaking of SMMoA…
When the Santa Monica Museum of Art was at Bergamot Station Art Center, years before its recent reincarnation as the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, I saw a Marco Brambillo video […]
Owed to a Chicken, Vallance Style
The artist Jeffrey Vallance would make the perfect dinner guest. His imagination is infinite, interests multifaceted and curiosities vast. He expresses himself with a genuine sense of wonder and reverence […]