9 Art Words You Need to Know When Collecting Art

9 Art Words You Need to Know When Collecting Art

When you are new to the art world, terms like “Archival” and “Giclee” can sound confusing. But if you have recently acquired artwork from your favorite artist, it’s important that you understand what you are paying for when you make that purchase. In this article, I...
The Misadventure of Fredrick Alight

The Misadventure of Fredrick Alight

Short Story by Amanda Terry Hamm Fredrick Alight was not the adventurous sort. In fact, he was exactly the sort to avoid adventures at all costs. It seemed to him that adventures caused naught but misfortune and those who sought to take them were typically worse for...
Why I Became An Artist

Why I Became An Artist

Many people have asked me why I decided to become an artist. I wish I could say that I started painting because I was just naturally good at it and that it was always something I knew I should do. But the truth is far less idealistic. I was not born with a paintbrush...
The Bird Lady

The Bird Lady

The little old woman woke at the crack of dawn, as she did every morning. She stretched life into her aching limbs and slowly rose from the mattress, covering herself against the morning frost with a warm blanket from the bed. She padded down the stairs of her little...