THE ALCHEMIST, painting by Steven E. Counsell is featured on the poster and on exhibit at the  Fantasy & Fiction National Fine Art Exhibition at the Old Courthouse Arts Center — 101 N Johnson St, Historic Woodstock Square, Woodstock, IL — Exhibition runs Sept 3 to 24, 2021 — Opening night: Saturday, Sept 4, 5:00-8:00…

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Can angels fly?

Can Angels Fly? Objects without gravity live in space, or the dream of space in the mind. Haven’t we all wanted to float free of limits.  Move through a medium like fish or finches?  In art I have tried not to let gravity interfere with my perception.  Simone Weil wrote a book called GRAVITY AND…

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Are Storms in You?

Ordinary Devine, painting detail

Are Storms in You? The neurons firing in a brain resemble lightning firing in a storm. Storms think and minds rain in a preamble to growth. Living in New Mexico I take delight in being in one of the most spectacular places in the nation for thunderstorms; where more people per-capita are struck by lightning…

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