This brief list contains a few highlights in studio activities
Designed for pleasure, to inform and delight; Studio Books are artistically crafted in prose and in verse, classic in style, traditional in theme. Each Studio Book participates in the Great Conversation of Western Civilization, that family gathering of Homer, King David, Hesiod and others whose words are put to letter, read through the centuries from writer to reader: sincerely from me to you.
Six books (prose and verse, fiction and exposition) scheduled for 2021 publication.
How to Write Poems for Any Occasion. A Guide to Versification, with Helpful Tips, Advice, Examples. Featured by The Society of Classical Poets, and by Expansive Poetry Online. Early 2021, look for online courses, the first of which, "Occasional Poetry" at LearnAndKnow.com ... details to follow.
Founded in 2002, the National Civic Art Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. that educates and empowers civic leaders in the promotion of public art and architecture worthy of our great Republic. We do this by advancing the classical tradition in architecture, urbanism, and their allied arts. Through our programs and initiatives we guide government agencies and officials; assist practitioners; and educate students and the general public in the preservation and creation of beautiful, dignified public buildings, monuments, and spaces. We are mindful of Winston Churchill’s assertion: “We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.”
April 13, 2021, the 278th anniversary of Thomas Jefferson’s birth, the announcement of The Beautiful Home website: articles, videos, podcasts, products for the love of home; houseplans, histories, how-tos; a treatise of American domestic architecture; a consideration of domestic felicity, a guide to improvements, a history of architecture, a biography of America, of these united states of America. The teaser of a landing page is up. The site launches, May 13, 2021.
Homes under construction: Tazwell, TN and Mauk, GA
2021 to date, include medals and funerary art, among which, a major monument in the Northeast.