“Consider a Masterpiece”

"Playful"

“CONSIDER A MASTERPIECE” – the artist interviews the subject of the painting, her son Patrick Begley, a Project Designer with Manica Architecture in KC, MO. Rosemary: Give me your thoughts, critique, impressions, reflections of the painting. Patrick: This is a special painting to me. It’s me in my youth, because I was 12 maybe at … [Read more…]

“Playful”

"Playful"

The ocean’s rhythm and might remain elusive and incalculable, but always awe-inspiring. Quiet swells can crest into thunderous waves that pummel the shore, then soften quickly and gently over the sand, smoothing out in many unknown directions and whispering sounds through foam and bubbles. The unpredictability of the waves beckon a boy at water’s edge … [Read more…]

“Overture” – Reflections by the artist

"Overture"

Two swans approaching the viewer on shore – is it a greeting? A prelude to introduction? An overture? One leads…the other follows at a distance, moving in the same path of ripples. The approach is smooth, but direct; gentle, but deliberate. How welcoming! How refreshing! How straightforward! A sense of respectability fills the air.   The … [Read more…]

Notice and Focus

"Occurence"

“Notice and Focus” – An Interview with Sara Smith, Massage Therapist, reflecting on painting entitled “Occurrence”  Sara: Your waves are really crisp and clean, gentle and rolling, like you can almost hear the foam. The sand is inviting. I’m curious to know the time of day; it looks like noon. Rosemary: Yes, I love the … [Read more…]

“Love is Transformative”

"Beauty and the Beast" Castle at Walt Disney World®

One of the most poignant Disney songs, entitled “If I Can’t Love Her”, is a melody that many may have not yet heard because it was written by Alan Menken* and Tim Rice just for the Broadway stage production of “Beauty and the Beast”, and is not in the movie we have all seen. We … [Read more…]

“Time to Consider, Reflect, Ponder, Process, Dig Deeper into our Story”

"Engaging"

  Part 2 of an Interview with Warren Traynor, Pastor of Family and Care Ministries, Christ Community Church, Leawood Campus, Leawood KS, reflecting on the painting entitled “Engaging” “Time to Consider, Reflect, Ponder, Process, Dig Deeper into our Story” Warren: I like this painting “Engaging”, as I’ve looked through your website several times, and I … [Read more…]

“Healing through ‘Engaging’ our own Story”

"Engaging"

  Part 1 of an Interview with Warren Traynor, Pastor of Family and Care Ministries, Christ Community Church, Leawood Campus, Leawood KS, reflecting on the painting entitled “Engaging” “Healing through ‘Engaging’ our own Story” Rosemary: To place this painting entitled “Engaging” in context as to why you and I are doing this interview, I’d like … [Read more…]