Category Archives: Art

Accepted!

I am SUPER excited to share that two of my photographs have been accepted for inclusion in the 2017 Alumni Exhibition at Wright State University! The exhibition will be presented at the Robert & Elaine Stein Galleries from May 12 through … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Elevator (And My First-Ever Exhibit Submission)

While waiting for the elevator in my building, I decided to check my texts. Apparently the last app I’d used was my camera, because it was still active when I opened things up. The image that flashed onscreen before being replaced … Continue reading

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Bloom Where You’re Planted!

My equipment is no fancier than A) my older-model iPhone (a 5c, not even the 5s, which apparently had a better camera) and B) my Kodak Easyshare Z915 Digital Camera, which is no longer supported by the company and which I got on sale … Continue reading

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Little Free Library (#9) – Makenna’s Tribute

The Little Free Library movement is huge in Milwaukee. In some neighborhoods you can’t drive more than a few blocks without seeing one of the little book boxes in a front yard. These boxes can be wildly individualistic, which is … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Watch (Stump Sculpture, Carved Tree Art)

Apparently this is a thing, to have your dead tree turned into a work of art. I’ve been driving past this guy for several years now. Might he be described as a “wood wizard”? Today I finally made time to pull over and … Continue reading

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Panorama of the Panorama!

I stopped in this morning to see the Grohmann Museum’s new exhibit. Although it opened May 27, I’ve only been in the building since then during hours when the gallery is closed. Last week was finals, and between holing up to grade … Continue reading

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A Shining Cross (and why I’m no Ansel Adams)

The glint of sunlight reflecting off this cross atop Old St. Mary’s Church caught my eye as I walked back to my office around 9:00 this morning after teaching my first class. Here’s a reverse shot I took a bit … Continue reading

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