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Welcome to my journal of experiments, sketches, ideas and collected articles I enjoy. If you would like to contribute, write, or be featured in my journal, or say hi contact me at the link above or DM on Instagram @rschmolze – Robert Schmolze

Congradulations to all the winners of the 2020 Calibre awards

 repost from IIDA Southern California Congratulations 2021 Calibre Winners! Despite having an incredibly challenging year, the IIDA community joined together virtually to celebrate the diverse and exceptional contributions to our design industry during unprecedented times. We celebrate all nominees and winners for your outstanding achievements! Thank you to everyone who attended the Virtual Calibre Design [...]

Voyage LA Interview in the “Portraits of the Valley” May Edition.

I am really excited that my interview on Voyage LA in the May Portraits of the Valley Edition is out. Voyage LA was really great and I enjoyed talking to them about my journey as an artist and how it all began. You can read it here. I want to thank the writing staff at […]

I am working on a new Coffee Cup Painting

Here is a work-in-progress shot of a new coffee cup oil painting on canvas based on two of The Original Pantry Mugs. I started this painting about two months ago, quickly only working on it for at most 3 hours. I tried to keep my brushes and marks large, working with a limited color palette [...]

How to Start Collecting Art

Tips for beginning and experienced art collectors. Good reminders if you are interested in art or already collecting art.

Turpentine for the Soul

Turpentine is great to clean brushes get rid of paint and paint medium. I feel that Art does the same thing.

May 5th is world Maternal Mental Health Day.

Join me on May 5, 2021to call for investment in #maternal #mentalhealth around the globe! World Maternal Mental Health Day draws attention to essential mental health concerns for mothers and families.

Photos | Corey Helford Gallery 15 year Anniversary Show

‘What is and what is not’ Created by husband and wife team Darren and Trisha Inouye, a pair known in the art world as Giorgiko, ‘What is and what is not’ is a result of the 2020 apocalypse.

MAKE AN AWARDS SHOW

I.I.T.A.P.A.O.T.L.A.A. Ceremony In honor of the Oscars and other awards ceremonies I thought it would be fun to make my own awards ceremony. I thought instead of best picture or best director I would make up my own categories. I am calling it the I.I.T.A.P.A.O.T.L.A.A. – Imagination Insurance The Art Project Awards of the Life […]

Photos | Thinkspace Projects: What Is (and what is not) by Giorgiko What Is (and what is not)

‘What is and what is not’ Created by husband and wife team Darren and Trisha Inouye, a pair known in the art world as Giorgiko, ‘What is and what is not’ is a result of the 2020 apocalypse.

Sunday Reading for April 18th

Here are some articles I found that I enjoyed this week. I am trying something new and collecting them on a Pinterest board. It’s ok if you don’t have Pinterest. You can still click through to the articles.

Photos | Jeffery Deitch LA: Shattered Glass

Shattered Glass gathers a group of 40 international artists of color whose subjects don’t ask, but rather demand to take up space.

Join me and the American Public Health Association in celebrating National Public Health Week: Building Bridges to Public Health

This past year has shown us: Public health is critical. That’s why I am excited to get involved in this year’s National Public Health Week, celebrated April 5-11.