It took a trifecta of life-changing events for Suzanne Tick to harness the healing power of art. But after she did, her life would be transformed. Suzanne was going through a divorce, dealing with the death of her father, and adjusting to her son going off to college. She was emotionally distraught on all levels. […]
After a long day of work, commuting, constantly checking your phone – what’s the best way to unwind? Some of us hit the gym, get lost in a book or catch up with a favorite TV show. But how many of us get creative to relieve the busyness of everyday life? Ken Carbone has been a successful […]
By Tom Morford Nothing transcends art. What you can say through self-expression comes in many forms and is the ultimate form of communication, knocking down barriers and unifying cultures. The connection you can create with others through art is a strong bond. Art always evokes a response, but it doesn’t always have to connect with […]
“In New York City art is everywhere, and we wanted to capture that. In cities like New York, everyone is moving fast. Headphones plug our ears. Sunglasses shade our eyes. Into this fray, we’re now glued to our mobiles. As we engage more with the digital world we stop looking. We miss the wonders. I […]
What does every piece of successful art have in common? Its ability to excite, inspire, and energize. The same can be said for Monmouth Arts, a blossoming nonprofit organization that promotes the integration of art and community right here in Monmouth County. Monmouth Arts just recently moved to 107 Monmouth Street, right next to Count […]
More than a century ago, New York City’s Central Park looked much like it does today. Pastoral landscapes, picturesque rusticism, elaborate foliage, winding paths, and carriage underpasses create a space for all to enjoy. This is the way landscape designer Fredrick Law Olmstead intended it to look far into the future. In the 21st century, […]
Five unique and talented local artists – Nina Bovasso, Jason Krugman, Lisa Bagwell, Sharon Sayegh, and Erik Johanson – explored the concept of play in their sculptures displayed at the Two River Theater in Red Bank for the 2014 TEDxNavesink ideas conference. The gallery was curated by Elizabeth A. Urbanski,fine art consultant and art historian. […]
A natural disaster like superstorm Sandy can trigger several emotions. One can wax nostalgic and settle for an over-glorified past when “things were better in the good ol’ days”. Or you can press on, embrace uncertainty with an open mind and open heart. Out of darkness comes light. No where is this better expressed than in Roddy Wildeman’s art.