Traveling without a Map: Navigating Invitations and Provocations

Another year in the books.  January 1, 2022 started just like 2021. I made gumbo and black eyed peas, watched the Twilight Zone Marathon…then I got to business clipping and pasting images, creating my vision board to chart my course for the year. However, there was one notable omission from my annual plan; I didn’t … Continue reading Traveling without a Map: Navigating Invitations and Provocations

Artist a Day Challenge No. 9: Lorna Simpson

This series of collages by Lorna Simpson of embellished photographs and cutouts from Ebony magazine just beg for a story to be told. These traditional photos with their bold swaths of color that form these beautiful plumes of smoldering smoke look like some type of artistic Rorshach test.  Simpson purposefully wants us to draw our own conclusions from her … Continue reading Artist a Day Challenge No. 9: Lorna Simpson