February 26, 2018
photos: Linda Laino
"I feel the delightful, velvety texture of a flower and discover its remarkable convolutions; and something of the miracle of Nature is revealed to me."
~ Helen Keller
I had my hands in a fair amount of glue today when it occurred to m...
February 2, 2018
Our old, huge, 1800 sq. foot barn-turned-studio, surrounded by big trees in Virginia, circa 2000
Virginia Studio ↓
What do people do if they don't create? I am not even trying to be facetious. How do they figure things and make sense of things and let go of things? Art-m...
December 12, 2017
I wrote this poem at the VCCA Le Moulin à Nef art residency in southern France, summer, 2016. My beautiful, light-filled studio faced the Garonne River.
I sit with the sound of
rain that isn’t
rain its plinky symphony
keeping time with the
rhythm of my pulse
The fish bubble...
November 4, 2017
"Imperceptible Weight" 19" x 19.5" oil pastel , ink on paper ~ Linda Laino
What is art for? Why do we make it? Is it a necessary part of life?
These are strange questions to ponder after I have spent the better part of my life entrenched in art’s gilded fist. I recently...