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Art Inspiration

7 Real Art Ideas for a Cultured and Sophisticated Home

Diana Mackie | Posted 01.10.2015 | HuffPost Home
Diana Mackie

When in doubt, stack frames. Head to your nearest craft store, and you'll likely find several backless frames on clearance. Grab a few different sizes with interesting details, then lean them against the wall. It'll look fabulous, and you won't even have to bother with a hammer and nail!

'Learn To Say F**k You To The World'

Posted 04.28.2013 | Arts

While many a struggling artist is told "follow your heart" or "don't give up on your dreams," we think the most powerful advice is often not suitable ...

Refracting Temple: Embodied Performative Prayer

Lia Chavez | Posted 10.03.2012 | Arts
Lia Chavez

Who would expect a matter of conceptual and pragmatic seriousness such as a safe haven for survivors of sexual slavery to mingle with the wildness and whimsicality of performance art?

The Art of Praying With Suds and Sweat

Lia Chavez | Posted 11.18.2012 | Arts
Lia Chavez

Drawing the roller sponge mop from soapy water, I placed it on the pavement, feeling both frightened and foolish. It was at that precise moment that the words "HEAL US" rang unquestionably in my mind.

'True Light': A Journey Into Deep Inner Space

Lia Chavez | Posted 11.10.2012 | Arts
Lia Chavez

In my personal experience, inspiration isn't the sort of thing that I can will myself to generate in a closed channel. Instead, it's facilitated by a willingness to say yes to that shape-shifting Muse of art when it chooses to show up.

4 Ways To Kick Your Year Into Creative High Gear

Mary Beth Maziarz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mary Beth Maziarz

The great news is that there are ways to give your creative resolutions legs -- no more deflated Februaries for us, people. Try these tips for helping the kick-ass creative side of you emerge and really shine this year.