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Art from the Heart - Shared screen with speaker view
FettesChristopherA@uams.edu
33:57
rhymes with lettuce
Wendy Ward
38:06
Welcome everyone!! All our art submissions are on Facebook on the UAMS IPE account. Feel free to check them out after our event and Share on your page or Comment/Like!
Catherine O'Brien
41:32
Will these be on the Twitter page as well?
Wendy Ward
41:45
We can do that, sure!
Catherine O'Brien
41:58
Thanks!
Natalie Cannady
42:50
love Jason’s work!
Jason Rawn
42:58
beautiful.
Jason Cook
43:44
Thank you.
Wendy Ward
43:46
Color is so much more emotive! Interesting that most have concrete names though are abstract artwork
Tiffany Huitt
43:54
No. the contrast of colors evokes a sense of vitality for me.
WeirNancyL
44:06
I always prefer color!
Catherine O'Brien
44:17
These are stunning!
Rosemary Nabaweesi
44:43
really talented...
D. Micah Hester
44:56
I am a big fan of grey scale and black-and-white, but in these the colors pull your eye and command your attention.
Wendy Ward
45:06
I love the pour it all in title—we put our hearts and souls into our work and we change lives. That grouping speaks to me a lot.
Amber Teigen
46:13
Marie's work elicits a range of emotions for me. i don't know what her feelings were when creating, but the top middle expresses anger to me while the bottom middle reflects a sense of calm
D. Micah Hester
46:18
The "thin red line" is interesting as the line is dominant, and thus, makes me think that this might be a kind of macro image.
Edgar Meyer
46:55
The middle river in Three Rivers in Copper reminds me of a bird's-eye view of the Colorado River.
FitzgeraldShalese
47:08
I'd like to hear more about Three Rivers in Copper
Lorraine McKelvey
47:25
Thank you for sharing that, Marie!
Jason Cook
47:46
It's been a great pastime to allow my mind to escape during the pandemic. Self-quarantine is alright in terms of staying safe, but the mind needs to escape from time to time.
Rosemary Nabaweesi
47:46
Great work Marie
Wendy Ward
48:02
Please mute your microphones!
aparna
48:24
love shades of green and teal in jasons work
Cynthia C Mercado
48:31
I love the colors in Cook's St, Patty's Scene
Jason Rawn
48:50
As a geology fan, I love the "Three Rivers"
Amber Teigen
48:51
thanks for sharing, Marie!
Jason Cook
48:58
Thin Red Line was actually a happy accident. The red was poured first with other colors around it. Once dry, the whole piece was covered with resin to protect the surface and give it a shiny look.
Rachel
49:13
Marie, I like what you said about having to let go of perfection and control in making your work. Beauty in imperfection!
aparna
49:50
reminds me of a row of burning matchsticks.. beatiful
Edgar Meyer
50:07
If I turn my head on its side, Bead Swipe reminds me of the sliding-filament theory of muscle contraction.
D. Micah Hester
50:40
Thin Red Line remind me of looking a a vein of oxygenated blood.
ScottAngelaL@uams.edu
50:48
Beautiful!
D. Micah Hester
50:50
*reminds
Rosemary Nabaweesi
51:11
The bead swipe reminds me of floral collections
D. Micah Hester
52:43
I love the variety in Marie's work--they have "family resemblance" but each have their own personality.
Rachel
54:02
Nah, I'm good ;-)
aparna
54:16
cant hear audio
Rosemary Nabaweesi
54:31
im good
Jason Rawn
54:55
very nice.
Marie Mesidor
57:35
I see complexity
D. Micah Hester
58:11
The more I look at the Woman in the Wind, the more I see. I see *her*; I feel the motion of it.
Catherine O'Brien
58:12
A lot of emotion in the mother's face - love, concern, peace - all at the same time
Rosemary Nabaweesi
58:20
in mother and child, i see worry for her child
Wendy Ward
58:22
I have 3 girls and I see their hair blowing in the wind in the abstract one
Marie Mesidor
58:54
I sense a connection to humanity
Jason Rawn
01:00:22
I can't stop looking at "mother and child". Very intimate and feel like I'm looking at a real bonding moment. Comfort and love.
Cynthia C Mercado
01:00:54
in the woman and the wind I could reflect back to some Japanese prints I have seen before in exhibits. I just don't recall the Japanese artist's name
Edward Williams
01:00:56
I think we all have layers to ourselves and the more challenged we fill the more layers we add changing how we are percieved by others
Edward Williams
01:01:09
much like the layers in each of these paintings
Yavonda Chase
01:01:19
Mother and Child really speaks to me. It reminds me of holding my child for the first time and all of the HUGE emotions I felt at that time.
FitzgeraldShalese
01:01:30
I make sure not to wear my ripped jeans to work
D. Micah Hester
01:01:31
Of course, Einstein is more than just a person unto himself; he represents science and genius itself. But as a cultural icon, he has become a caricature, but I get no sense of that here. He seems genuine.
Rachel
01:01:37
Yes, I was thinking that regarding the pandemic--facial expression as a form of connection and intimacy. Something we are missing in a way right now, but intentionally making up for in other ways of connecting.
Wendy Ward
01:02:48
Please double check and mute your mics.
Rachel
01:04:04
Yes :-)
Rachel
01:05:36
Jason, I love the imagery in your poem.
Wendy Ward
01:05:45
Lovely poem
Laura Hanson
01:05:46
Got dusty in my office. Excellent.
Lorraine McKelvey
01:06:22
Lovely sentiments, Jason. Thank you for sharing your poem.
Darri Scalzo
01:06:22
Very powerful poem
Angela Kyzer
01:07:04
colors are very calming but also lively
aparna
01:07:15
feeling of being either surrounded or under water
Angela Kyzer
01:07:17
or 'alive'
ScottAngelaL@uams.edu
01:07:18
lots of movement
Marie Mesidor
01:07:30
the colors and patterns suggest movement and flow
Jason Rawn
01:07:30
organic in Anne's.
Jason Rawn
01:07:42
Marissa's reminds me of a jazz scene
Wendy Ward
01:07:46
Spectrum of peaceful to energetic; less movement to more movement
aparna
01:07:55
marissa’s piece reminds me of underwater flora
D. Micah Hester
01:08:00
"Together" is almost monochrome, which accentuates the reflection of light on the water, and brings "together" the ducks in their contrast.
morenocookshannonr
01:08:09
Lots of blue colors make me think of water. Aura makes me think of piano keys under the sea caught up in seaweed.
Kat Neill
01:08:15
Blue is usually a calming color for me. As such the Crater Lake photo is very tranquil to me. However, the blue in Aura feels frenzied - not calm.
Edward Williams
01:08:21
Blue seems to be a theme in most of these except for "together" but all of the colors seem to flow
Jason Rawn
01:08:30
Gohar, love the ripples.
Edward Williams
01:08:30
like time
Rosemary Nabaweesi
01:08:32
The pond and crater lake are calming, crater lake- connected to expanse and make me feel very miniscule
ScottAngelaL@uams.edu
01:08:40
like a jazz scene - like a Stuart Davis painting!
Catherine O'Brien
01:08:58
The blue in "Aura" adds a calming element to the really lively and active underlying colors and patterns.
FitzgeraldShalese
01:08:59
Aura is beautiful chaos, contrast between colors follows contrast in shapes and layering
Edgar Meyer
01:09:11
The clouds, the water, and the colors reminiscent of water bring my mind back to the poem. I became very emotional during the reading of the poem because it made me imagine my grandmother who turn 96 on the 26th, and I am always reminded of how frequently I want to spend time with her since I know her time is limited.
Jason Cook
01:09:58
The photo of Crater Lake National Park is awe inspiring. Reminds me that humans are miniscule and should strive to coexist vs control nature. What (if any) software was used to enhance the photo?
Wendy Ward
01:10:07
Dr. Gohar just joined if she wants to speak
Susan Smith Dodson
01:11:02
No software enhancement on the photo.
Wendy Ward
01:11:09
All of the artists have statements about their work on our Facebook page!!!
D. Micah Hester
01:11:35
The longer I look at Marissa's painting (to Angie's comment) I feel like I can see "behind" the lines, as if they are covering something in the background and overwhelming the background (like a migraine)
Rosemary Nabaweesi
01:11:36
the water masses are photographs photograph-like
Edgar Meyer
01:12:11
The organizing team has done an excellent job grouping these works into themes.
morenocookshannonr
01:13:23
It's interesting that Marissa's is the only picture with the wave going upwards versus the left to right flow of the others.
Cynthia C Mercado
01:14:17
I feel a certain stillness and calm looking at the ducks in Azhar's work despite the unstilless in the waves lapping around A good metaphor for what people should aim for in this COVID pandemic.
Kat Neill
01:14:45
Jason’s juxtaposition of a singular day observing a pond transitioning into the imagery of floating in the sheets during end of life was powerful for me. I’ve recently lost two loved ones, and these word pictures are powerful reminders of the instances that catch you by surprise to make these connections between memories and emotions.
Jason Rawn
01:15:32
Thank you, Kat. This is one of my favorites. :)
Laura Hanson
01:17:16
Heart-wrenching.
ScottAngelaL@uams.edu
01:17:21
thank you - that was really powerful!
Jason Rawn
01:17:37
That last poem was very strong.
D. Micah Hester
01:20:43
I hate reading poetry. I can't "hear" it for what it says (on the surface and below). But hearing all these pomes read changes it. I am engulfed, and they move me and I *see* them as well as hear them.
morenocookshannonr
01:22:15
Aparna's poem gave me a heavy feeling in my chest. The other poem and pictures seem to make the pressure even heavier.
Laura Hanson
01:22:17
Edgar, that was definitely a tough challenge of introspection for all of us. Well done.
Edward Williams
01:22:40
This grouping seems to reflect the sadness in society and the times where we see the world as monochrome
Wendy Ward
01:22:48
This grouping is heavier, but I appreciate the focus on negative emotions that we often shy away from
Catherine O'Brien
01:22:55
I'm really drawn in by "Tree Rain & I" - I just want to look at it and ponder for a while.
Rachel
01:23:09
Ditto Catherine.
Laura Guidry-Grimes
01:23:34
In Edgar’s poem, it’s interesting the title is about difference and yet commonality starts every line
Amber Teigen
01:23:36
wow, all four of these pieces are so powerful. "heavy" is a great descriptor. but i like how these encourage us to help carry that "heaviness"
D. Micah Hester
01:23:54
The tree is distorted by rain, but we *know* what it is, and it makes this hopeful--that through the rain we still can make out life.
Kat Neill
01:24:00
I agree! I can’t decide if I want to watch until it resolves or get even more blurred by it.
jenny
01:24:05
I love in "Winter is Coming" the use of hyperrealism. The chap and lines in the bottom lip are the remains of a recent smile that is faded.
Rosemary Nabaweesi
01:24:35
Interesting how black and white seem to give more depth
Jason Rawn
01:24:50
Agree about "Tree Rain & I"
Edgar Meyer
01:24:51
I love the allusion to George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series with the character John Snow depicted. I love the forlorn look, the despondence of knowing the "winter" and the "dark night" of the soul.
ScottAngelaL@uams.edu
01:28:08
the wool heart looks stylized but surprisingly realistic - captures texture & depth
Wendy Ward
01:28:19
The texture on the heart (wool) plus the vibrant colors makes that such a stunning piece—so alive.
Rachel
01:28:45
Expressionism leaves more room for metaphor, I think.
Jason Rawn
01:28:49
I see a sense of both expressionism and realism in all of these.
Catherine O'Brien
01:28:54
The heart seems to glow from inside - it has a warmth to it
D. Micah Hester
01:28:54
Expressionism seems to allow more room for your interpretation, but that may be illusion, as realism never just lays bare its meaning.
AzharGohar
01:29:00
Into the light takes you into the depths of your soul!
Smith
01:29:19
I wish I could see "Lemmings" in more detail, it's a beautiful piece.
Jason Rawn
01:29:40
we should have an exhibit.
ScottAngelaL@uams.edu
01:30:02
Laura Brook's discussion of "Lemmings" on the FB page really makes me look at it in a different way
AzharGohar
01:30:14
different impact
Rachel
01:30:14
Micah, I agree.
AzharGohar
01:30:30
Every media has a different impact
morenocookshannonr
01:31:06
I don't think a different medium would convey the pictures as well as they are currently
Jason Rawn
01:31:12
I love Catherine's "Columbarium". Big fan of line in both poetry and visual art--and there is great use here.
Catherine O'Brien
01:31:23
These all seem to also represent life and death
D. Micah Hester
01:31:42
I am particularly taken by the use of wool since it is an unusual medium to pain on. It gives texture to the heart that it would not have on canvas.
Catherine O'Brien
01:31:45
Thank you Jason!
Rachel
01:32:08
Laura, Lemmings is gorgeous and I love the story behind it.
AzharGohar
01:32:14
Heart is the life -- house and then leaving the "house" towards the "light"
D. Micah Hester
01:32:51
The heart represents feelings, home, connection, and comfort...in which all these can be seen
AzharGohar
01:34:19
material objects "house and necklace" in between
Smith
01:34:30
I like how life and death are both represented in Catherine's piece, it's beautiful
Wendy Ward
01:39:50
I love Fitz’s piece, not lit up it still casts shadows and catches the eye. And lit up in so many different colors give it such a flexibility of emotion. Like people.
CokerKaren
01:39:58
The visualization of math -- obvious in Dual Tetrahedral but arguably in all three visual art pieces.
FettesChristopherA@uams.edu
01:40:33
Great reference to William Carlos Williams - himself a physician by trade
Catherine O'Brien
01:41:03
Beautiful texture on the ornament - and the details are so delicately done
D. Micah Hester
01:41:12
Like Angie, I too now will see objects around the hospital differently--the IV pole, the stretcher in the corner.
Lorraine McKelvey
01:42:24
I agree with you, Angie, that the juxtaposition of the miraculous staircase and dual tetrahedral evokes bending against will
D. Micah Hester
01:42:52
TI m absorbed by the "twisting" of the objects, the curve of the ornament.
Catherine O'Brien
01:43:09
There is so much to look at in Carrie's piece. The composition of light and dark, the richness of the whole thing. It really draws the eye.
Laura Hanson
01:43:28
Hi everyone. I did the ornament. And it's really quite a small piece. The size of it on my monitor is larger than it is in actuality!
Edgar Meyer
01:43:29
Spirals always remind me of cochleae in the inner ears. With each turn, you are led ever more deeply into complexity--complexity that is both heard and unheard.
Wendy McCloud
01:44:34
Artists aren't talkers. :D
Rachel
01:44:47
lol
Laura Guidry-Grimes
01:45:24
thank you for hosting this event! It’s exciting to see all of this wonderful work and chat together
Jason Cook
01:45:26
Question for Carrie - what brought you to visit the location where your photo was taken?
Smith
01:45:56
Yes, thanks to the artists for sharing. Wonderful!
Darri Scalzo
01:45:58
Really appreciate this break from our normal day! Much needed! I found all of the pieces very powerful and moving.
AzharGohar
01:46:05
Yes, thank you for hosting this! :)
Rosemary Nabaweesi
01:46:26
some great talented people
Rachel
01:46:43
Yes, thank you all for pulling this event together. So great to find creative ways to innovate and connect right now.
Wendy McCloud
01:46:46
Carrie has more info on the staircase on our Facebook page!
Rachel
01:47:16
Yes, still writing some.
Laura Hanson
01:47:36
I have only created one piece since the pandemic.
AzharGohar
01:47:42
A little --
Jason Cook
01:47:49
It's changed the way I purchase materials for my artwork. Most of my materials are now purchased online.
FitzgeraldShalese
01:47:53
dual tetrahedral was supposed to have a water feature, but i'll have to go bigger to fit the lines
Marie Mesidor
01:47:55
I have not done anything since the pandemic
Catherine O'Brien
01:48:06
I'm doing less - everything else is busier!
Rachel
01:48:07
A little is the key word for me. It has inspired me to write some.
Edgar Meyer
01:48:39
I wish writing poetry could be part of FTE, lol.
AzharGohar
01:48:51
There is ART in every moment!
morenocookshannonr
01:48:56
I haven't acted on it but I have several ideas I want to get on canvas.
Catherine O'Brien
01:49:23
Same Shannon! It's inspiring ideas, but I haven't had the time yet.
Jason Rawn
01:49:26
I have a feeling when this is all said and done, many new and intimate works of art will come to life.
Rachel
01:49:50
Lindsey, yes! It has taken me so long to embrace that.
Jason Rawn
01:50:00
Very good point about just jumping in.
Rachel
01:50:24
Honestly my best work comes from just jumping in.
Catherine O'Brien
01:50:57
Micah's piece does look like fun!!!
Kat Neill
01:51:49
I’m wondering if we might explore opportunities to support a professional wellness activity focused on expression through art - particularly during this stressful time. Free writing, painting, etc.
FettesChristopherA@uams.edu
01:52:01
it’s hard to wait for inspiration in times like this; but seeking it out is a challenge, too. I encourage everyone to be okay with a creative act being very small.
AzharGohar
01:52:08
Integrative medicine!
ScottAngelaL@uams.edu
01:52:18
Kat you know I'm!!
ScottAngelaL@uams.edu
01:52:23
I'm in!
Edgar Meyer
01:52:34
I ditto Kat Neill's comment. I am certainly on board.
Lorraine McKelvey
01:52:46
me, too!
Edgar Meyer
01:53:12
Shall we start that faculty interest group, lol?
AzharGohar
01:53:23
Good idea
Kat Neill
01:53:24
We have reflective opportunity with mindfulness sessions. I would love opportunity to reflect and express through some type of artistic outlet.
Jason Rawn
01:53:37
Great idea, Kat.
Rachel
01:53:45
What a great idea. Writing helps me process things.
Herta Jesse
01:55:22
I joined the meeting very late. Is there a recording of this meeting?
Wendy McCloud
01:55:40
Yes, we are recording and will post it to our IPE website!
Herta Jesse
01:56:39
Thank you so very much!
Kat Neill
01:56:59
Yes, Micah!!! Artistic expression is a wonderful therapeutic tool. Natural opportunity for professional wellness support.
Herta Jesse
01:57:52
Excellent point about the masks
Rachel
01:58:34
I agree. I've actually seen some clear masks recently developed, but I don't know how they work in practice (fogging etc).
Kat Neill
02:00:24
Wonderful session!! Thank you to our experts and our talented artists for sharing yourselves!!!
lkclark@uams.edu
02:00:28
Thank you all!!!
Catherine O'Brien
02:00:29
Thanks so much for organizing this!!
Laura Hanson
02:00:36
Thank you so much for giving us artists a place to share our art with everyone!
Jason Rawn
02:00:36
Thanks all!
AzharGohar
02:00:36
Thank you all!!
Marie Mesidor
02:00:44
Thanks!
FitzgeraldShalese
02:00:47
Thank you!