Contributed by Noreen Sumpter, Self-Esteem & Confidence Coach
My life has had no single “defining moment.” Rather, I faced times in my life when I needed to take a stand for myself, or be lost forever, living my life by someone else’s design, not by my own.
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“Art is the only thing you cannot punch a button for. You must do it the old-fashioned way. Stay up and really burn the midnight oil. There are no compromises.” ~ Leonytne Price
Whatever the medium, looking at what someone has created, poured their heart and soul into, has the power . . . → Read More: Art with A Local Flavor
Contributed by Loris Crawford, ART OFF the MAIN
For as long as I can remember, I have had a deep love for the visual arts, and this passion has driven my life over the past 30 years.
I was born and raised on the Island of Jamaica and migrated to New York in 1980. . . . → Read More: Pioneer In The Professional Marketing Of Black Art
Contributed by Sue Phillips – Scenterprises, Ltd.
I am a South African born singer/actress who moved to the States in 1978 and, from an early age I had a passionate love affair with scents. Today, when I encounter a strange yet familiar fragrance I am immediately transported back to my South African . . . → Read More: Scenterprises: The Expression of A Lifelong Romance
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Contributed by ShirlBCreations
For as long as she can remember, ShirlB has created art in one form or another. Energized by this, it has become her passion. Her work continues to evolve with her gang of whimsical characters (which she has created over her lifetime), now taking center stage on her . . . → Read More: Shirl*BCreations: Art Without Limits
Posted with the permission of Charlene Giannetti on Woman Around Town
Woman Around Town: Deborah Koenigsberger—Heart of Gold
Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 by Charlene Giannetti on Woman Around Town
Music can stir our emotions and push us to act. Just ask Deborah Koenigsberger. A huge Stevie Wonder fan, she attended all seven of his concerts at Radio City Music . . . → Read More: Hearts of Gold: A Vision Made Real
Contributed by R Wagner Photography
I never dreamt of being a photographer. I’ve always taken pictures, but until recently I never thought of doing it professionally. I grew up with a darkroom in my basement and plenty of manual cameras that my dad used to photograph my siblings and I growing up. To this day it is still . . . → Read More: Stretch … Take a Risk … Make No Excuses!
“Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.” ~Henry Ward Beecher
Whatever the medium, looking at what someone has created, poured their heart and soul into, has the power to elicit our deepest, if sometimes indefinable reactions. Sure there are the technical . . . → Read More: Lola Saenz: An Artist For Our Times