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Mask from Pacific Islands - Dallas Museum of Art

Where Do You Go in the Museum?

Whenever I go to a museum, I may go to see a specific exhibit, but more likely than not I end up in the exhibits that feature art and artifacts from Africa, Indonesia, New Guinea and Pacific Islands. There is something about these objects that is very compelling to me–the materials, the raw expression, and …

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Italy – Gothic Inspiration

This month I was fortunate enough to travel and teach in Italy. I was there teaching with Encausticamp International at a lovely villa outside of Florence. It was not only my first trip to Italy, but my first trip to Europe. I enjoyed it so much more than I thought I would. The food, the wine, the …

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