Misty Granade

mixed media art

thinking

Pink and blue swirling backgrounds cover text and an image depicting Sojourner Truth. A piece of partially burned antique white crochet surrounds her face like a halo.

Art AV Club: Kara Walker

In this Art AV Club I take a look at Kara Walker’s work and how good art tells both a universal and personal story.

What to do when you are stuck

Starting an art practice can be daunting. Here are my best tips and ideas to help get you set up for a sustainable practice. What to do when you are stuck. This is the seventh in my series on How to Create Your Art Practice.

Art AV Club: Mark Bradford

In this Art AV Club I take a look at Mark Bradford, his love of paper and deconstruction of it, and my own deep love of the same.

Examining what you make

Starting an art practice can be daunting. Here are my best tips and ideas to help get you set up for a sustainable practice. Examining what you make. This is the sixth in my series on How to Create Your Art Practice.

Being in the zone

Starting an art practice can be daunting. Here are my best tips and ideas to help get you set up for a sustainable practice. Being in the zone. This is the fifth in my series on How to Create Your Art Practice.

Art AV Club: Keith Haring

In this Art AV Club I take a look at the legacy of Keith Haring. His iconographic work is a reminder for me to do good in the world.

Modulate our input

Starting an art practice can be daunting. Here are my best tips and ideas to help get you set up for a sustainable practice. Modulate our input. This is the fourth in my series on How to Create Your Art Practice.

Art AV Club: Joan Mitchell

In this Art AV Club I take a look at the work of Joan Mitchell and hear her talk about the way she works. I point out the echos of her work in my own work.

Making a Mess

Starting an art practice can be daunting. Here are my best tips and ideas to help get you set up for a sustainable practice. Make a Mess. This is third in my series on How to Create Your Art Practice.

Making Time to Make Time

Starting an art practice can be daunting. Here are my best tips and ideas to help get you set up for a sustainable practice. Make time to make time. This is second in my series on How to Create Your Art Practice.

Art AV Club: Robert Rauschenberg

This week’s Art AV Club: Robert Rauschenberg explores his contributions to art, our discussions about it, and how his work impacts mine.

Start Where You Are

Starting an art practice can be daunting. Here are my best tips and ideas to help get you set up for a sustainable practice. Start where you are. This is first in my series on How to Create Your Art Practice.