The Old and New

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In Thailand, the old and the new are layered like a patchwork quilt. Many days I passed this scene, at scooter speed, failing to notice the northern Thai dwelling hidden between more contemporary elements: hotel, water tower, fence. A magnificent … Continued

Bowing at the Shan Temple

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  Bowing at the Shan Temple I hadn’t planned on drawing today; there were too many other things on the agenda. But it called me, the city so inviting, my body longing for the physical. Lately I’d been spending far … Continued

Atlantic City

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Note from Amy: The following is an excerpt from my memoir, “Honey.” Mother had given me the precious photograph, and I lost it. Many things disappear from the life of a gypsy. Mother remarked she had used up an entire page of her … Continued

Vegetable Vendor at Warorot

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Note from Amy:  My piece of writing “The Little Burmese Tout in Training,” was published online just a few days ago. Check it out! She sat in a nest of vegetables, her white hair tied up in a bun … Continued

A Lost Umbrella in Malasia

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“Dragon Umbrella”  8″x 10″ mixed media I lost my umbrella in Malaysia. I noticed its absence as soon as I started packing and a small panic set in. It was the morning of our departure and after four days of … Continued

Happy to go, Sorry to Leave

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When I arrived in the United States three months ago, my artist heart longed for the colors of Thailand.  In the studio I painted beach huts, abandoned sheds, jungle greenery.  My palette, hopelessly dislocated, reflected heat back up to me in … Continued

The Burma Project

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  Mission:  One drawing per day for 27 days.  Drawn on location.  The goal is to capture the hearts and minds of the people of Myanmar with art.  Document the work and record observations then leave the drawings there as … Continued