“A Picture Perfect Year”

The 2013 art program in my office was a year of photography, aptly titled “A Picture Perfect Year.” It was an amazing year of quarterly exhibits featuring 7 great local photographers, and for a couple of them their first public showing The artist reception and open house tonight kicked off the final exhibit of 2013,… Read More

Summer Art

July, August and September marks the 3rd photographic exhibit of the 2013 office photography shows. The photographers, Chrissie Laing and Paula Goodbar, both bring a lot of talent, enthusiasm and difference in perspectives, which is evident in their work.  Their photographs are on display  through September so stop in and check it out if you… Read More

Inspiration From Genius

On a recent trip to Chicago I had the fortunate opportunity to go to the Frank Lloyd Wright home and studio in Oak Park. I have always admired Frank Lloyd Wright and have found inspiration from the expression of his philosophy and values evident in his work. There is no detail too small was one… Read More

First Quarter Art Show

The 2013 Art Program will focus on photography, “2013 A Picture Perfect Year”, and will feature two photographers for each quarterly show. The first show of the year features two great artists, Katsu Shibata, “New Works and Old Favorites”, and Roka Walsh, “Ephemeral Nature”.  An open house/artist reception was hosted on January 14th and I… Read More

2012 Summer Ending Memories

Although we still have some good weather to come and Summer isn’t over yet, after Labor Day it just feels like a natural transition is coming between the seasons. This past week was like a time lapsed version of my Summer, sped up into one week with all of the highlights and joys … work,… Read More


SMILING EYES, HONESTY, TRUTH, FRIENDLINESS … CHARMING!!   CHARM comes from the Greek notion of charisma, that compelling attractiveness certain people have that inspires devotion, or as Albert Camus believed gets you to the position of  “yes” without having actually asked the question. “Charm is being written out of modern life at a time when… Read More

East Meets West Photography

The new art direction of the office is to have a static art display rather than a dynamic display that changes every other month. After more than 10 years of featuring two new artists every other month, I have decided to suspend the art shows and focus on a single artist. The work of Katsu… Read More

New Year, New Look

The new year will see a new look in the office, an opportunity to feature some of the art in the office that had previously just blended into the background and had lost some of its sense of being special. Although the effect of a change in appearance may seem minor, it has a big… Read More