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Category Archive: SPARK 16

Work from SPARK 16: May 23 – June 1, 2012

Lily Stejskal and Lindsey Kugler

Lily Stejskal and Lindsey Kugler

Lindsey Kugler Inspiration Piece Alaska Is What America Was America no longer pristine Barren land Grey sky Telephone poles outnumber trees Black road bigger than grassy turf Car as white as Alaska’s snow… Where …

 

Irene Plax and Rob Hunter

Irene Plax and Rob Hunter

Rob Hunter “Doors” Inspiration piece Irene Plax Response Two police officers came to the door looking for my wife. They were smug but in our community people respect the cops, …

 

Matthew Levine and
Robert Haydon Jones

Matthew Levine and
Robert Haydon Jones

Matthew Levine “Come Here, Go Away” Response Ruination By Robert Haydon Jones Inspiration piece Staying awake isn’t easy. You can do your life awake or asleep – the number of days …

 

Robert Haydon Jones
and Matthew Levine

Robert Haydon Jones
and Matthew Levine

Matthew Levine “View From a Place I Knew” Inspiration piece The Blindness of Yearning By Robert Haydon Jones Response Gloria Pagano, a squat, morose, acne-scarred, single mother in her early thirties …

 

Bonnie Lebesch and Joshua Winegarner

Bonnie Lebesch and Joshua Winegarner

Bonnie Lebesch – Spirit Shell Inspiration Piece Joshua Winegarner – Spirit Shell Response Piece —————————————————— Note: All of the art, writing, and music on this site belongs to the person who created …

 

Amy Moffitt and John Isaacson

Amy Moffitt and John Isaacson

John Isaacson Inspiration piece Translation By Amy Moffitt Response The wall between us is thick enough to feel. When I speak, I see the words bounce off of it and fly away. If we …

 

Ainsley Allmark and dani harris

Ainsley Allmark and dani harris

. . Ainsley Allmark ~ Love Response piece . complete by dani harris inspiration piece . not the light of the sun nor the dark of the moon . not the flicker of the stars nor the tail …

 

Betsy Wexler and Buzz Kuhns

Betsy Wexler and Buzz Kuhns

Buzz Kuhns “Married For Life” Photograph Inspiration piece The Exhibit By Elizabeth (Betsy) Wexler Response When I happened upon them, looking into each other’s eyes, I thought: I bet they’ve been together …

 

dani harris and Ainsley Allmark

dani harris and Ainsley Allmark

Ainsley Allmark Blackbird Inspiration piece . blackbirds by dani harris Response . sun low on the English horizon silhouetted in a tree blackbird calling to his Love here i am,  my Love waiting patiently here i am,  my …

 

Sharon Deegan and Tora Estep

Sharon Deegan and Tora Estep

Tora Estep Inspiration piece   Some …

 

Sharon Deegan and Julia Rolfe

Sharon Deegan and Julia Rolfe

Response piece The Cardinals Passing by Sharon Deegan     Inspiration piece Already Late by Jules Rolfe Opened our eyes late today and came in the back way Could have been the first wheels …

 

Ana Goncalves
and Charissa Arsaoui

Ana Goncalves
and Charissa Arsaoui

Ana Goncalves “Change” Response Change By Charissa Arsaoui Inspiration piece We will not go trudging through life obeying society’s every command– listening to authority figures barking orders at us as if …

 

Jen Rombach and Amanda Miska

Jen Rombach and Amanda Miska

By Jen Rombach Paper Collage Response piece   What Lingers By Amanda Miska Inspiration piece When I met you, I was unhappily married and you were dating some tiny, beautiful girl with …

 

Myfanwy Fox and Kapulco

Myfanwy Fox and Kapulco

Kapulco “Doppler Descending” PhotoArt Inspiration piece Eels Myfanwy Fox Response This sun-splashed Severn pool descends to other worlds where caddis larvæ lie deep as eels slip, lithely splicing silted alder roots. Over many months glass eels journey from their …

 

Linda M. Rhinehart Neas
and Lisa Pimental

Linda M. Rhinehart Neas
and Lisa Pimental

Lisa Pimental “Soft Sea” Acrylic and netting on canvas Response Finale By Linda M. Rhinehart Neas Inspiration piece The roll of waves over the rocks created the sound of applause. The silent …

 

Kapulco and Myfanwy Fox

Kapulco and Myfanwy Fox

Myfanwy Fox “Forest Flowers” Inspiration piece Universal Undermining By Kapulco Response Deep-beneath two moons, around an iconic building, grow alien buttercups. Each flower, gravitationally-wrenched toward galactic rock, as if trying to populate an inert world with …

 

Mari Navarro and Kathleen Jordan

Mari Navarro and Kathleen Jordan

  Mari Navarro Untitled Acrylic Painting, 12″ x12″ Response Empty Chair By Kathleen Jordan Inspiration piece Chill in the air Rocking chair silent on the end of the old wooden porch Grandma gone and …

 

Jules Rolfe and Sharon Deegan

Jules Rolfe and Sharon Deegan

Sharon Deegan Love’s Return Inspiration The Amber Tree Jules Rolfe Response The Amber Tree stood on the yellow bricked road Gold lochs bathing behind her summer leaves Stoking the flame of her gingerbread …

 

Judy Weinberg and Grace Burns

Judy Weinberg and Grace Burns

Judy Weinberg Response Grace Burns Inspiration Momentary Invincibility bending, straightening, stretching, contracting inhaling, expelling almost too arduous but never enough to cease the dance sitting still is far more poisonous I move like this to solve all problems I move …

 

Kathleen Finn Jordan and Mari Navarro

Kathleen Finn Jordan and Mari Navarro

Mari Navarro character potrait in acrylic and oil Inspiration Piece Mindscape By Kathleen Finn Jordan Response   mind inclined and moods set free in colors and tints of flesh and blue concealed in …

 

Margaret Mair and Amanda Miska

Margaret Mair and Amanda Miska

Margaret Mair “What Might Have Been” Acrylic on canvas Response What Lingers By Amanda Miska Inspiration piece When I met you, I was unhappily married and you were dating some tiny, …

 

John Isaacson and Amy Moffitt

John Isaacson and Amy Moffitt

  John Isaacson Response History By Amy Moffitt Inspiration piece Everything bears marks of everything else. This street has tire tracks from where he hit his brakes too hard. That sidewalk still has chalk …

 

Sandy Coleman and Claire Guyton

Sandy Coleman and Claire Guyton

  Sandy Coleman “Vanishing Act” Response Like the Chicken She Is By Claire Guyton Inspiration piece You, there, the lady in the pale green…. Yes, you! Come on down! Instead I sat down …

 

Beverly Hilbert and
Vicki VanArsdale

Beverly Hilbert and
Vicki VanArsdale

Beverly Hilbert Response Weeping Willow By Vicki VanArsdale Inspiration piece Proud I stand among the trees with beauty admired yet seldom touched My arms extend to welcome you and with each breath I reach for you You …

 

Amaryllis Holloway-Turman and Aimee Fullman

Amaryllis Holloway-Turman and Aimee Fullman

Amaryllis Holloway-Turman Candle of Hope Response Hope by Aimee Fullman Inspiration piece an echooooooing call that lights a path through darkness until morning comes