Major Life Changes
Major transitions in life – geographical moves, job changes, key life milestones, and even personnel changes – cause upheaval, if not outright anxiety. They come with tremendous amounts of uncertainty, and although we occasionally thrive in uncertain situations (adrenalin and […]
KT Chats with Elaine
For her “Saving Cities” class at OSU, Katy interviewed Elaine about her childhood, education, career, and passion for the arts. As evident from this interview, Elaine is a fascinating and dedicated leader with a passion for creating empowerment in the […]
I’m envious of anyone who can play with Legos and Pipe Cleaners all day. And yet, the idea of being a kindergarten teacher sounds like a level of hell Dante failed to describe adequately. But by reading The Pleasures and […]
Pick An Artist Any Artist
“If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint,” Edward Hopper said, describing his own reasons for being an artist. But what is it to be an artist? Or an “artist”? Or an ARTist? This […]
2014 Year in Review
2014 was quite a year for Minerva Financial Arts. Our programming reached 459 people in six cities and two countries. (And that’s just the live programming.) Here’s the 2014 Recap, full of metrics and unscientific statistics. And indeed, the best […]
New Year. New Roles.
One of my favorite non-profit colleagues hosts a New Year’s Eve party on June 30 every year. Since July 1 is the first day of many fiscal years in not-for-profit world, the party makes complete sense. It is a delightful […]
Sometimes things will be in the works, and they’ll be on my calendar, and I’ll be excited about them… But they don’t really seem real until I see them advertised in print. Like a few weeks ago, for example. While […]
I am so thrilled to have Arts & Numbers reviewed in Art by the Hour, an incredible art glossy that is as beautiful to view as it is to read. Mary DeVine wrote a glowing accounting of the work (thanks!) […]
Me? A Researcher?
I am so excited to announce that I’ll be presenting a paper called, “When I Grow Up I Want to Budget: The Connection Between Non-Art Tasks and a Successful Art Career,” at the Southeastern Conference of Art Colleges in Greensboro, […]
Amazon sent me an email this morning listing books I may find interesting, and my book was on the list. To be fair, the email went to my personal Amazon account, which differs from my author account, but the […]