Summer art shows

My award-winning mixed-media artwork is on display this summer in several juried shows throughout Michigan. To see what I’ve been up to — and where to view my pieces — please visit Cindy La Ferle’s Mixed Media In August I’ll be part of a self-portrait exhibit on Michigan’s west coast; details to be announced. Meanwhile, […]

My art in a magazine

Your art is what you do when no one can tell you exactly how to do it. Your art is the act of taking personal responsibility, challenging the status quo, and changing people.” — Seth Godin  I’ve been publishing my essays and articles since I was in college, yet I still get that little thrill […]

Telling stories with art

“Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one” – Stella Adler Not long ago, a friend asked: Which came first — making art or writing stories? Her question got me thinking about the new direction my creative life is taking. Looking back on my childhood, I recall watching my mother […]

Crafting a mystery

Making your unknown known is the important thing.” – Georgia O’Keeffe Who was she? I have no idea. But I was inexplicably drawn to her photograph (at left) in an album that once belonged to my mom’s stepmother, affectionately known as Granny Bee. When Granny Bee died, my mother inherited this magnificent album of sepia-toned photographs […]