Potter’s Tools

Potter’s Tools

Humble Clay studio, Cottonwood Falls, Kansas – Larry Matson’s studio space is a work of art in itself, filled with a clay worker’s tools, a throwing wheel, finished pieces, and a dozens of small things that inspire his creativity.
Emporia Art Walk

Emporia Art Walk

Emporia, Kansas – A member of the Emporia High School Fine Arts Club shapes some pottery at the 2010 Art Walk. The artist has such an angelic look and complexion I just had to compose with the pizza pan behind her head to complete the effect – kind of a Madonna of the...
Woodcarver

Woodcarver

Also available: the woodcarver slideshow. I spent some time watching and photographing wood carver Millard Harrell as he worked, and put the best of the photos together in the wooden-block-to-finished-sculpture slideshow.
Big Tents and Tipis

Big Tents and Tipis

Doyle Creek Ranch, Marion County, Kansas — This community of tipis is just down the hill from the big tents on the main site of tomorrow’s Symphony in the Flint Hills event. The educational exhibit is filled with examples of beadwork, painted rawhide, and much...
St. Elizabeth Statue

St. Elizabeth Statue

Eureka Springs, Arkansas, St. Elizabeth’s Church – The statue of St. Elizabeth of Hungary was sculpted by Guiseppi Costa in 1984, so it’s a recent addition to the century old chapel. The church and adjoining Crescent Hotel are gorgeous landmarks crowning...
Singer – Songwriter Night

Singer – Songwriter Night

Eureka Springs, Arkansas – Last night we happened across some great live music during a “Singer / Songwriter” night at the Marquee’s Pacific Rim Food restaurant in Eureka Springs. The town attracts lots of artists, including a community of musicians....