Marketing and Communication Insights for Artists and Arts Organizations

So much in the world of marketing and communications has changed over recent years, with the advent of social media, the downsizing of traditional media, and new technologies that  share information directly with consumers’ phones and computers. However, the core … Continued

Werner Sun: The Science Behind His Art

I’ve been intrigued by Werner Sun and the science behind his art since I first met him about four years ago at a New York Foundation for the Arts Boot Camp for Artists. His work defies traditional 2D or 3D … Continued

Eric Townell and the Rochester Oratorio Society Holiday Special

A friend who sings with the Rochester Oratorio Society suggested I interview its Artistic Director, Eric Townell.  Now I have great admiration for conductors who can take rows of lines, dots and dashes on a page, and work with musicians to bring them … Continued

Movie Magic: Special Effects Makeup in Film

There are so many aspects of the arts that we, as observers, or even as artists working in other artistic mediums, take for granted. Special effects makeup is one of those fields. When we watch a film or tv program, … Continued