4 more days to check out Scott Harrison’s work in “The Pond, the Mirror, the Kaleidoscope

School of Visual Arts presents "The Pond, the Mirror, the Kaleidoscope," an exhibition of emerging and established artists who graduated from SVA and are working in the Symbolist tradition. These "neo-Symbolists" make mythological and dreamlike pictures that challenge prevailing assumptions about narrative, subjectivity and figurative painting itself. As the exhibition

The Right Reasons

By John F. Garancheski Every endeavor in life usually begins with the idea that the end will bring a feeling of “completeness.” Visions of victory and triumph fill our heads as we imagine the praise and recognition that we will receive, or we imagine the blanket of comfort and security that

Invocation Of Trust

By Nick Baxter Here’s a recent piece I completed for submission to an upcoming charity art exhibit at The Egan Gallery in Fullerton, California, curated by friend and fellow artist Cody Raiza who is a passionate animal welfare activist. 19661

What Is Art? (Part 1.5): An Integral Approach

By Nick Baxter In a delightful twist of fate last week, an email appeared on my computer screen (via my subscription to the Core Integral newsletter) that advanced and expanded the concepts I attempted to shed light on with my last blog post, about what art is and how to use

Chet Zar: Ego Death

By Chet Zar Ego Death- Part 1: The Concept From Wikipedia: "Ego death is an experience that is said to reveal the illusory aspect of the ego, sometimes undergone by mystics, shamans, monks, psychonauts and others interested in exploring the depths of the mind." In the first few hours of the first day of