Why paint

Painting my way through a pandemic

By Alison Dibble / 2020-09-03 / Comments Off on Painting my way through a pandemic

Making art every day, no matter what, is a way to express joy. The efforts may be uneven, but the process frees one from too much focus on self.

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Is painting a selfish activity?

By Alison Dibble / 2020-07-04 / Comments Off on Is painting a selfish activity?

I was talking with a friend today who reflected that painting is a selfish activity. As a form of self expression, painting tends to be a solitary pursuit, takes a lot of concentration, and in the near term, it might not seem to be in direct service to anyone but the artist. Perhaps it will serve a…

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