Category Archive: SPARK 19

Work from SPARK 19: August 28 – September 6, 2013

Cheryl Lavoie and
Kathleen Finn Jordan

Cheryl Lavoie and
Kathleen Finn Jordan

Cheryl Lavoie Response Bookmarks By Kathleen Finn Jordan Inspiration piece Bookmark the moment Bookmark the page Bookmark the budget Bookmark the rage Bookmark the war, the hunger, the pain Bookmark the earthquake, tsunami, flood rain Bookmark …

 

Jane Hulstrunk and Irene Plax

Jane Hulstrunk and Irene Plax

Jane Hulstrunk Untitled Response Piece Irene Plax Lagoon Inspiration Piece Water rippled outward and the mermaid’s face came to the surface first. Next her arms, long and graceful and pale green. …

 

Irene Plax and Jane Hulstrunk

Irene Plax and Jane Hulstrunk

Jane Hulstrunk Untitled Inspiration Piece   Irene Plax Sunbathing Response Piece If she was lucky, she could get in a whole hour. The mermaid humped her body onto a low, flat rock …

 

Alisa Laska and Stephanie Fogel

Alisa Laska and Stephanie Fogel

 

Jules Rolfe and KJ Hannah Greenberg

Jules Rolfe and KJ Hannah Greenberg

Jules Rolfe On Wings, Petals, & Toes Response Pregnant with Joy by KJ Hannah Greenberg Inspiration Piece Banners of happiness slip, iridescent nacre, Between aureate columns, muguet de bois, Pikaki. Our personal adytons …

 

KJ Hannah Greenberg and Jules Rolfe

KJ Hannah Greenberg and Jules Rolfe

Jules Rolfe Inspiration Piece Patterning with Holes By KJ Hannah Greenberg Response Openwork fabric, patterned with holes, like many friendships, Adds zing, zest, notice, accent, perhaps umph to life’s daily dress. Whereas …

 

Tora Estep and Crossley A. Simmons

Tora Estep and Crossley A. Simmons

  Tora Estep, pastel on paper Response Paralysina By Crossley A. Simmons Inspiration piece There is no allegro in a child’s dream pirouetted accident. Tutu discipline drowns pink and now I am abled less than. To …

 

Diane Mayr and Sarah Priestman

Diane Mayr and Sarah Priestman

Diane Mayr Tears Response Sarah Priestman In Remembrance: Shall We Dance? Inspiration piece This is the day most children fear. Here I stand, 58 years old, but on this day I …

 

Uma Gowrishankar
and Lisa Nielsen

Uma Gowrishankar
and Lisa Nielsen

Lisa Nielsen “Unravel” Inspiration piece Unravel By Uma Gowrishankar Response Spine ………bends back to touch the ground. Sky is the face of sea. Block of waves between ribs of concrete prints on my skirt ……………..as empty space. Words crowd in …

 

Christina Brockett and Uma Gowrishankar

Christina Brockett and Uma Gowrishankar

Uma Gowrishankar –Slant of the Sun Inspiration Piece Christina Brockett- The Collector Response Piece   The pink lady stood, her perfectly manicured cotton candy colored clapboards stretched between arms of …

 

Uma Gowrishankar and Christina Brockett

Uma Gowrishankar and Christina Brockett

Uma Gowrishankar- Dragonfly Response piece Christina Brockett- Dragonfly Inspiration piece   I drift on the air. Again, I search for you. There you are, standing alone by the water. The breeze …

 

Georgia Ludwig VanDerwater
and Isabella Nazari

Georgia Ludwig VanDerwater
and Isabella Nazari

Isabella Nazari “Grandma Fish” Inspiration piece Grandmother Fish By Georgia VanDerwater Response There once was a grandmother fish Who had pearls and was very stylish. She wore a pink dress Made of satin, no …

 

Kathleen Finn Jordan and Gina Katz

Kathleen Finn Jordan and Gina Katz

  Gina Katz  collage Inspiration Piece Help Me Kathleen Finn Jordan out of seas of depression and tumultuous history a soul is on its way into peril into need to survive and …

 

Gina Katz and Kathleen Finn Jordan

Gina Katz and Kathleen Finn Jordan

  Gina Katz “Breaking Through” Response   Behind the Eight Ball by Kathleen Finn Jordan Inspiration Piece   It’s time to break The saw toothed stick that helps you aim is ready The cue, placed behind the …

 

Linda M. Rhinehart Neas and Rebecca Parker

Linda M. Rhinehart Neas and Rebecca Parker

Photo: Fish Out of Water, Columbus, Ohio 2012, Rebecca Parker INSPIRATION PIECE Angler’s Meditation By Linda M. Rhinehart Neas The water, barely warmed by the rising sun, moves in ripples …

 

Rebecca Parker and Linda M. Rhinehart Neas

Rebecca Parker and Linda M. Rhinehart Neas

Rebecca Parker – Inspiration Sun and Water Linda M. Rhinehart Neas  – Response In the Beginning  Out of darkness Came light Out of light Came life Heat rising Droplets forming Thunder lightning Pools gathering Streams flowing Into rivers Into …

 

Nick Winkworth and Donna Kendall

Nick Winkworth and Donna Kendall

Nick Winkworth Response Hospice Donna Kendall Inspiration Piece When she’s rocking in a chair of silence, swaying between now and then, her world may not be silent as she drifts into the …

 

Norma Tennis and Daniel Quinn

Norma Tennis and Daniel Quinn

Norma Tennis Stone Water Air Acrylic on Board Response The Sleeper Goswami By Daniel Quinn Inspiration piece There were no stars that night. One by one the lamps of the cities were …

 

Isabella Nazari and
Georgia Ludwig VanDerwater

Isabella Nazari and
Georgia Ludwig VanDerwater

Isabella Nazari “Glimpse” Response Glimpse By Georgia Ludwig VanDerwater Inspiration piece . I caught a glimpse of a gnome in the pansies Just a glimpse but I saw it quite clear. He appeared to …

 

Marla Deschenes
and Jane Hulstrunk

Marla Deschenes
and Jane Hulstrunk

Jane Hulstrunk Inspiration piece Dandelion By Marla Deschenes Response Impending wish Whispered softly to tentative seeds And fluff And in a breath To coast on lazy summer’s breeze Carrying softest words through gentle air A nature …

 

Judy Weinberg and Marcela Kogan

Judy Weinberg and Marcela Kogan

Fork Handle by Judy Weinberg Inspiration   SILENCE IN THE CRIB by Marcela Kogan Response Perched side-by-side on a bench in Forest Hills Park in Queens overlooking the cemetery, a …

 

Marcela Kogan and Judy Weinberg

Marcela Kogan and Judy Weinberg

Boxed In by Judy Weinberg Response Under a Crimson Sunset I Journey to the Heavens by Marcela Kogan Inspiration Piece   A cab drops me off at Kennedy airport and …

 

Lisa Kilhefner and Marla Deschenes

Lisa Kilhefner and Marla Deschenes

Lisa Kilhefner Response Sandy Hook by Marla Deschenes Inspiration Piece Did you hear their heartbeats stop? The day that the universe decided To end the innocence That veil that is only lifted for …

 

D. James Quinn and Norma Tennis

D. James Quinn and Norma Tennis

Norma Tennis Inspiration piece This Choice By D. James Quinn Response Two trains depart from different origins, their destinations unknown. The one carries a cargo while the other does not. …

 

Tyson West and Elizabeth Akin Stelling

Tyson West and Elizabeth Akin Stelling

Ain’t No Superheroes in Jersey Inspiration Piece by Tyson West The back alley behind my Cousin Vinnie’s pizzeria Smells of grease and malt liquor cans mostly Occasional the smell …