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Verbal Map

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.

The Beauty of Elizabeth Turk

The beauty, strength and sensitivity of Turk’s work expressed through marble, nature and human interaction.

MAP on the Road: Boise x James Castle House

I had the great fortune to be brought back to Boise, ID in June for a week-long engagement as “artist adviser in residence” at Surel’s Place, sponsored by the Idaho […]

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 […]

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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