Take a tour through the studio set up for the Fall . . .

We are the Seen between two Unseens, September, 2019, Green Barn Studios

What Stirs the Soul

While we were creating art for The Illuminated Hafiz, we often had music playing in the background. The electrifying sound of Rhiannon Giddens’ voice and her resonant banjo and the deep harmonies of The Illumination Band and their American Roots music seemed to really capture the mood of loss and longing that permeates much of Sufi poetry and music of the Middle East and Southeast Asia. It turns out that they have a common origin in what’s called the blue note scale.

For more of what stirs the soul, discover Wendell Berry’s recent interview in The New Yorker.

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With the amazing Rebecca Hoffberger, founder, director and principal curator of the American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM) in Baltimore at the opening of The Great Mystery on October 6, 2017. Also Peter Eglington and dear friend, green roof plantsman Ed Snodgrass of Emory Knolls Farm. Included in the show is Open, 2017, weathered barn siding and acrylic.

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A good time was had by all!


Artist's Presentation, ICV Group, Washington, DC, February 14, 2017 with art, poetry and live music.

Images on silk banners in the windows at ABC Carpet & Home,  888 Broadway, New York

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Check out the different stages of Michael Green's designs becoming reality in the Children's Discovery Garden, Lucile Packard's Children's Hospital Stanford.

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Two Hearts, 12"x 20", Wood and mirror, 2016, Private Collection, and their real life inspiration.

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Crack the Rock, And Let this Light Shine Through, 4' x 1', 2017,  mixed media ink, acrylic, gold leaf on canvas, the artist's studio