“Here Am I Listening” Film is Here

Here is the short art film of the poem expressed in spontaneous drawings featured in September. I wrote the poem in September, 2011, during the process of major personal losses, moving to a less desirable environment and facing the mystery … Continued

Art Makes Something Greater Than Art

  This is the seventh in a series which you can start HERE, or review the previous post HERE.  This post corresponds to the beginning of chapter 3 in my book Your Table of Creation  entitled “Exhibition.” You have asked and … Continued

From Idea to Real Thing

This is the fifth in a series which you can start HERE, or review the previous post HERE. The first aspect of creation we have considered is “inspiration” which we described as a contemplative, prayerful time sparking our belief that … Continued

A Work of Art Evolves

It can be useful and interesting to see the stages through which an artist takes his materials in the development of a work. In the case I show you here, each stage can be complete as a member of a … Continued

William Blake Still Encourages Us

by Mark Turner – When we see elements of our vision in other people’s lives, it confirms our mission, especially when we see them in people’s lives back through past ages.  That is where we connect with world history. The … Continued

Meeting Vincent Van Gogh

by Mark R. Turner –  I remember meeting Vincent Van Gogh in person for the first time. When I think of all the things which could have circumvented our meeting I thank God for the enormous effort put forth by … Continued