The Torpedo Factory, located in Alexandria, Virginia, is a “WWII torpedo factory-turned-art center” that allows artists to display and sell their art in refurbished studios. Continue reading “Around Town: Torpedo Factory”
Finding street art in Georgia … lucky, it isn’t hard to do. And it only adds character to an already vibrant cultural center. Last week, I posted some *heavenly landscape shots of my recent trip to Tbilisi. Here are some favorite art scenes from same that heart-stealing adventure.
love is here
wishing I spoke Georgian
outside an orthodox church
heart in hand
I saw this street art six months ago, when I visited Tbilisi in December 2016 (and posted it here). It stuck with me. So I was delighted when I came across it again during my recent trip. Last time, I saw it at dawn. Here it is again, this time at dusk.
Tbilisi at Dawn, December 2016.
Taken during a 36-hour trip to Tbilisi, Georgia. My short time frame forced me into walking the city at dawn.
I’m looking forward to returning in a few weeks. I have been given a second chance to explore and experience this beautiful place.
Wandering around town and… I found my design counterpart. Continue reading “Around Town: So much to love”
Walking by this Dupont Circle row house, I felt eyes on me. I did a double take at the statue on the balcony, thinking it was a person and not a Greek statue. Continue reading “Around Town: 1825”
Boston Street Art
It’s not me it’s you. Continue reading “Boston Street Art”
A snapshot from the nation’s capital this week. But it’s more than a snapshot- it’s a plea for the U.S. Wishing for peace. Love trumps hate.
I took a recent trip to Austin, Texas, which I briefly illustrated in my last post. A significant portion of my trip involved me stumbling across numerous beautiful murals throughout the city.
These eclectic murals capture the city’s diverse identity that has been shaped by it’s leading role as a hub for politics, education, and the arts. They express faith, identity, community, and mandates, like “SMILE! Even if you don’t want to.”
The slogan fits. I visited Austin in mid-October and was greeted by the hospitality, the funk, the pride in the peculiarity. Here are some highlights:
The State Capitol building