Jamie Kirkland Art Studio

Let the beauty we love be what we do. ~Rumi ~


I am endlessly fascinated with how other artists organize their space. What is their process? What elements support their work habits? In Santa Fe as in many other active art environments space is a premium. An artist workspace reveals a lot about what they feel is important to their workflow and inspiration. My friend Chris …

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Peter Schjeldahl    http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/bios/peter_schjeldahl/search?contributorName=peter%20schjeldahl I got goose bumps when I read this short article ( In the current issue of The New Yorker) about Rembrandt’s “Self-Portrait”. A  long time fan of Peter Schjeldahl’s art criticism. I have read him primarily in The New Yorker, although he writes for other publications as well. This  article really …

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I discovered this lovely book in the gift shop of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.  Softening edges has been an important part of my painting process for many years.  When I am painting I always step back to look at the work and I am often surprised by the physical reaction my body has if there …

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