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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.

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 […]

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’ […]

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 […]

In the Studio With: Nancy Baker Cahill

I love hearing and learning from other people’s stories. And I love sharing them. Verbal MAP’s “In the Studio With” is my opportunity to do just that. To kick off […]

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