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Links

Inspirational Sources

Samuel Beckett, Irish poet and playwright.
“Vidi ‘l maestro di color che sanno” (Inferno IV, 131).
Reactions pro and con to Beckett’s worldview. Tres Riche Source.
www.samuel-beckett.net

Thich Nhat Hanh, Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk and peace advocate.
Root teacher of meditation and mindfulness practice.
www.plumvillage.org/

Hans Hofmann, legendary painter, art instructor to “New York School” of abstract expressionists.
Advocate of form/pure color field painting.
www.hanshofmann.org

Henri Matisse, 20th cent French painter and modern master par excellence.
www.henri-matisse.net

Jane Alt, Evanston, IL photographer of the Life-Force in harmony and disarray.
A model site, especially her blog musings.
www.janefultonalt.com

Melanie Parke, Chicago painter of interior scenes and abstracts in a post classical French tradition.
www.melanieparke.com/

Resources and Opportunities

Creative Coworking, 922 Davis St. Evanston,IL 60201.
Shared office spaces and more for entrepreneurs, writers and other creative types.
Owner hosts frequent art openings and supports local artists.
www.creativecoworking.com
Alliance of Artist Communities
Nationwide listings of residencies for artists in all media.
www.artistcommunities.org