Category Archives for "Personal"

Calvinism is not the Issue at Louisiana College

I have mentioned previously, in posts about the current Calvinism controversy, that in 2011 as a faculty member, I wrote an open letter to the constituency of Louisiana College. At the time, I felt that the discussion should be kept within the “house of faith” as a result I refused interviews with local, religious, and national media. […]

Louisiana College, the Spirit of Fear, and President Joe Aguillard

There are two quotes that really drive my thinking about Louisiana College these days. The first is the famous quote by German pastor Martin Niemöller in relation to his life in Germany during the Nazi rise to power: “First they came for the communists, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a communist. Then they came for […]

Google Thyself

As an artist and academic, there is a benefit to the extremely narcissistic activity of Googling myself.  I want my images and thoughts to be getting out there and there is no better way of discovering if my work is moving around in the world beyond myself than looking to Google. The activity is simultaneously reaffirming and humbling. I […]

A Terrible, Wonderful Journey

So, it has finally happened. This was my first week back in school and I am both excited and terrified. When I was working on my MFA/MS in painting and art history at Pratt Institute, I became interested in continuing on for a PhD. But, that was a long five year program already and my […]

Face Lift

I’ve been doing a lot of work on other web pages over the last couple of weeks as I’ve been trying to get some projects out of the way before classes at GTU start this week. Most of my time has been making adjustments to three websites which is the primary website for my art and […]

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