If you have followed my artistic journey for awhile, you may be aware of my struggle with depression and anxiety. Not long ago, I made a choice to be more open about my disorder to make life easier for others suffering in silence as I did for so long. The connection between creativity and mental disorders is well-known, though causation is not fully understood. In other words, which … Continue reading Ten Ways to Cope for Creatives with Mood Disorders
My hometown, Columbus, is growing and changing all the time. I feel like I’m always just scratching the surface when I visit. I cannot BELIEVE how artsy and fabulous Columbus has become. Every time I come here, I hardly recognize it. And yet it remains a hidden gem, forever stuck with the “cow town “label. Columbus has always had a quirky, unruly side to it. Increasingly, outsiders … Continue reading My Top Ten Cool, Artsy Things in Columbus
Hi there! At the moment, I am back in Columbus, Ohio – my hometown. The weather is gorgeous right now and this weekend I headed down to the Columbus Arts Festival. I have not actually checked out the festival since about 1993. I remember seeing a number of wildlife prints, silver celtic jewelry, and a lot of hippie clothing back then. This is a whole … Continue reading Midwest is Best!