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Reconsidering the Commonplace: Jihyun Hong's (extra)ordinary at UICA

by  Zachary Johnson

With (extra)ordinary Jihyun Hong invites us to see everyday objects not by their familiar functions, as sponges, spoons, pineapples, etc. but as the interesting visual objects that they really are. 264 more words

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From the Sidelines

From a week
Without freedom
To recovery from pain,

Now, I’m back,
By the court, but
Not on the court, just
Watching silently
From the side lines. 153 more words


Hello there, want to come to the loo?

After putting in much thought to pick the topic for this month’s post, with a conscious attempt to shed the joker image I have attained, I zeroed on the stress that job-goers these days face. 402 more words


Waves over Sirens (Recharging and Refocusing)

This past week, I spent a little time at one of my favorite beaches (near Seaside, Florida) and really tried to unplug and relax. As you may have noticed if you have stopped by the blog before, it has been a very busy season at work (lots of late nights and long hours) and a little break from all that was much needed. 281 more words


Loom: The Tandem Tapestries of David Johnson and Geary Jones

The collaborative tapestries by David Johnson and Geary Jones explode with riotous color and pattern, reminiscent of works by Austrian artist/architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser. Each of the artists has included a few pieces of their own, and it’s a luxury to have these juxtaposed with the collaborative tapestries, because you can see how their independent sensibilities contributed to the final product. 479 more words

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Bordering on Ordinary

by Colette Finney

The “MI Arts 2015: All Michigan All Media Visual Arts Competition” opened August 20th at the Holland Area Arts Council in downtown Holland. 537 more words

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