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This Issue: Mental!

  Painting by Artist, Brenda Davis, (1962-2022) What an Anniversary!! Loved Ones, We celebrate eight years of Garden Spices Magazine with a topic relevant to the news of these days – “Mental.” Mental, as in one’s faculties, health, disorders – anything relating to the mind. We understand that…

“Dear Tyrone”

Artist: Patricia Coleman-Cobb Title: “Dear Tyrone” – (30×42 mixed media) Artist, Patricia Coleman-Cobb invites you to write words for Dear Tyrone.  Let your imagination soar and give this sister some choice words to initiate change either with or without Tyrone.  COMMENTS PLEASE.   Question:  This mellow Lady is…

Darshan Comes to Tuscumbia, AL!

A few years back I penned a piece inviting you to “Jump” into experiencing different cultures.  Eight years later, I am awestruck to be experiencing the first national Indian art exhibition – Darshan, Visions of India, sponsored by the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art, Tuscumbia, AL. Garden Spices…

Foundational Power: Art by Cecilia Lamptrey-Botchway

I was enchanted by the power of the artistry I met in viewing the work of Cecilia Lamptrey-Botchway.  Then I browsed her collective work;  I was mesmerized by the diverse talent of this artist – painting, batik, performance art, and the consciousness of celebrating women.  Garden Spices welcomes…

Urban Exploration with Artist, Jonathan Carter

    I’m a city girl; maybe that is why Jonathan Carter’s work captures my soul.  Through the subtle nuances of his palette, I can feel the color and pulse of cityscapes.  The featured image, Edge of Night 2 illustrates how cities speak through elements like the dawn…

Kuntal Patel

  I met this gentle spirit that is Kuntal Patel at Darshan:  A Vision of India.   Patel’s work allows us to become a part of his creative process.  His birds symbolize freedom, and beyond the beauty of the vibrant colors of India, we feel the California sun of…

Love, Hope, Art: Luis Peralta Del Valle

Man, every brush stroke comes with pain but it hurts more not to create.…This Baldwin quote is the truth. People who treat other people as less than human must not be surprised when the bread they have cast on the waters comes floating back to them, poisoned. Luis…