I think Lin Lisberger’s sculptures are mesmerizing. They draw me in and invite me to stay a while. One, in particular, wouldn’t loosen its grip. Letting Go is one of a series of hands Lin sculpted about the time my daughters were in high school. It symbolized feelings I was struggling with then. My babies had grown […]
At the tender age of 65, I decided to go back to college to get an art degree. What inspires me most about painting is that for the first time in my life, I don’t worry (too much!) about making mistakes and I don’t get frustrated (too much!) because something doesn’t turn out as I imagined. Instead, I find myself noticing problems and trying to figure out solutions. Over and over, I will ask myself, “I wonder what will happen if I try this?” It’s the same question I asked when I realized that pursuing a BFA at USM was within my grasp. And so, I am! I also write another BDN blog called Catching Health. Take a moment to check it out at catchinghealth.bangordailynews.com.