Author Archives: Lynda Diamond


Happy New Year! This year’s questions are about the purpose of art making. It’s possible to write a book on the purpose of art making but here I just wanted to hone in on some really important reasons for making art. In the past, art had been used to raise consciousness levels and to elevate the […]

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Re-entering figurative painting

My Faith in Faythe Returning to figurative painting has not been an easy transition. I am confronted with who the painting is about and how they are seen through my eye. My world view. Returning to painting figures is a different kettle of fish if not can of worms. You ask why? Because I must confront […]

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A blast from the past

Our truth This month’s inspirational movie was Woman in Gold written by Alexi Kaye Campbell starring Helen Mirren. The movie chronicles the plight of a wealthy Jewish family living in Austria during the invasion and occupation of Nazi Germany. We see Nazi’s storming into this Jewish family’s home, confiscating anything of real value, which included a […]

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Different Strokes for Different Folks

Returning from participating in Toronto’s Artist Project Art Fair I’ve had time to think about the whole experience. Now living in rural Nova Scotia my nervous system is no longer set up for fast paced city life. Even after being a veteran of NYC for 16 years. It was fascinating to be part of this […]

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