Johnson’s exhibition, “Woman, the Spirit of the Universe,” on display at the Museum of the Gulf Coast though May 30, features 21 bronzed collars that spotlight historical women and their contributions to society.
Southeast Texas food artists compete on Disney show
Dee Compean, left, Dill Barlow and Maurice Abelman on the set of “Foodtastic.” Courtesy photo A crew of self-taught creatives were forced into a pirate battle with only food as weapons. Well, the battleground was a TV studio, but the battle was real — and a lot of fun. Dill Barlow, Dee Compean and Maurice … Continue reading Southeast Texas food artists compete on Disney show
Virtual hugs better than nothing
Fortunately, we live in a technologically enlightened age, an age where even four-year-olds are tech savvy.
Artist, Poet of Line, Shape
"If people ask me what I like, it’s easier to say what I don’t like. There’s only so much I can do. There’s not enough time in life.”
Desktop Publishing fall 2020: 3
My version of the advertising assignment I set for my Desktop Publishing students.
The storm inside the ‘Calm’
It doesn't take much to awaken the obsessive mind. Obelisks, anyone?
‘Drawing’ to a close
I haven’t written a blog for several weeks. When the COVID-19 pandemic shut things down I was full of ideas and couldn’t wait to write. But then I shifted focus. With all the extra time I started walking — partly for fitness and partly just to get out of the house for an hour or … Continue reading ‘Drawing’ to a close
We should heed lessons of 1918 flu pandemic
The following column ran in the May 3, 2020 issue of The Beaumont Enterprise. While there are major differences, during the CVID-19 pandemic we can find parallels between the situation we find ourselves now and the Spanish Flu pandemic that began in 1918. The 1918 pandemic killed at least 50 million people globally, with 675,000 … Continue reading We should heed lessons of 1918 flu pandemic
YouTube to paint tubes
John Goffe Rand, a portrait painter from Boston, invented the collapsible paint tube.
All Saints students to perform ‘10 Ways to Survive Life in Quarantine’
The following is the original version of a story that ran on the Beaumont Enterprise website. BEAUMONT, Texas — When All Saints Episcopal School closed its campus in response to the coronavirus pandemic, middle school drama teacher Ramona Young decided that what the students needed to distract them was production. Meanwhile, playwright Don Zolidis was … Continue reading All Saints students to perform ‘10 Ways to Survive Life in Quarantine’