Local Artists Organize Camping, Survival Trips for Inspiration

  Inspiration. What does it mean? The answer to that question is different for every person alive. Some people get their inspiration from the strangest places possible—especially artists. I recently ran across an art collective who claims they… Read More

Fracking Protest: Artists Rally for Clean, Softened Water with Filters

Artists have long used their medium to encourage and facilitate social change. This is part of what makes art edgy and provocative. Even today, artists throughout the world are making bold steps and statements for human rights. Chinese… Read More

Local Artist Get Involved with Beer of the Month Clubs

Art and beer? Why not? That’s what a few local artists are saying in the Portland, Oregon region and it’s quickly becoming a regional sensation. I recently took a trip down to Portland to visit some friends and… Read More

Appreciating Chinese Art While Teaching English Abroad

As any good student of art history knows, fine art isn’t something limited to the West. In fact, the ancient art that has come from the Orient far predates anything found in Europe. My love and appreciation for… Read More