A Little Time in Paradise

I recently spent some time up in Northern Wisconsin, taking kayak and tent to spend some time in a beautiful place. We have gotten pretty good at it — sleeping on an air mattress helps, as does the gourmet meals and regular trips to town for ice, wine, and ice...

Between Painting and Sculpture

German-born artist Anselm Kiefer is currently exhibiting at the Gagosian Gallery in New York. His work has been displayed in major museums throughout the world. Anselm Kiefer, Laßt tausend Blumen blühen! His work is diverse and compelling.  From the image above, a...

Balance

Linda Oeffling, from my spring garden * Take the time to remember the gifts in your life – treat yourself * Embrace forgiveness – it will result in healing * Treat your mind to a rest, the same as when you treat your body to a rest. Read something just for...

Sparkle Wave

Here is a piece I have been working on for a while: Linda Oeffling, Sparkle Wave The wood came first.  It was a great chunk of driftwood, but pretty flat on the back surface.  I decided to put it upright and place glass behind it. I really didn’t want to use a...

Ephemeral Art

If you spent hours upon hours creating a magnificent art piece, could you let it then melt?  let the wind blow it away? Andy Goldsworthy, Rowan Leaves & Hole I especially love this piece, it being rowan leaves, the inspiration for my studio name and logo.  The...