Blue Desk Art — Story Series

Books that form us: Sula by Toni Morrison

Inspiration Story Series

Books that form us: Sula by Toni Morrison

My painting, “The Bookerfly” is loosely about the stories that turn into our wings. We read them while we’re developing in our cocoons, and when we come out of the cocoons, they become our wings. I would liken this to adolescence and then adulthood, but if life has taught me anything it is that our breaking down and rebuilding is a cycle, and we don’t always know where we are in the cycle but nevertheless it continues on. Recently, it got me thinking- what books have had a profound impact on my life? And I want to know, what stories...

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The story behind the art

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The story behind the art

There have been times, in life, when struggling with a circumstance or thoughts has lead me to take a walk. One of these times was when I was quite young, and I found myself walking a trail outside of Bozeman. The sun was cool, and the air smelled like bark and leaves getting ready to fall. Struck by the beauty of it all, I felt so connected, like I was really there. I could feel the trees growing slowly around me, and their slow, steady growth despite external happenings, gave me reassurance and hope. When I went to make this...

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The way we spend our days 

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The way we spend our days 

The way you spend your days is the way you spend your life. This is something really important to keep in mind in our ever productive and busy lifestyle. Even as an artist (my dream job yo!), when I'm focusing on building the business and finishing up the to do list, I need to remind myself of the big question, “how do I want to be as I go about my life.” Finding joy, finding peace, and living with a net-positive mindset is not reserved for mythical spirit changing trips or large revelations, but is found in the daily moments......

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The Story Series; The Why Behind the Work

Inspiration Story Series Thoughts on Art

The Story Series; The Why Behind the Work

Why I made the Story Series: a series that looks at the stories we surround ourselves with and tell ourselves, and how they affect our world!

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