"The problem of keeping a feathered bird cool can be broken into two distinct parts: coping with internal sources of heat (e.g., muscles working during exercise) and coping with external sources (e.g., sunshine). I decided to tackle the second question first---it seemed like something I could answer with a couple of thermometers and a dead woodpecker."
“The progressive reaction is characterized by the direct, intimate fusion of visual and emotional enjoyment with the orientation of the expert. Such fusion is of great social significance. The greater the decrease in the social significance of an art form, the sharper the distinction between criticism and enjoyment by the public. The conventional is uncritically enjoyed, and the truly new is criticized with aversion.”
"Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant, there is no such thing. Making your unknown known is the important thing."
"If you're not in a state of play, you can't make anything."
"It's always because we love that we are rebellious; it takes a great deal of love to give a damn one way or another what happens from now on: I still do."
Tabatha Lendquvist-Grace works from her private studio located in Walker County, AL. She is an Interdisciplinary artist working across and in various mediums to include painting, bookmaking, and poetics. She taught Design I at the University of North Alabama and taught Drawing Foundations as an Adjunct Faculty member at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Tabatha has been involved in a number of community arts projects with At-Risk youth and has experience teaching art to youth and adults at various private and public schools, institutions, and art organizations. She earned a BA in Studio Art from the University of Alabama in Huntsville and a Master of Fine Arts in Interdisciplinary Arts from Goddard College.