happy birthday, loolie

Today would have been Loolie’s 13th birthday. The two Rons, my friends in LA,  sent me this poem by Robinson Jeffers. I will read it aloud at Sand Beach when I scatter Loolie’s ashes. I am not lonely. I am not afraid. I am still yours. The House Dog’s Grave (Haig, an English bulldog) I’ve […]

loolie leaves with love

“My Kind! ”  serendipitous discovery on a backroad of Vermont when Loolie was a puppy. I’ve struggled to put down words to describe Loolie’s last day on The Mothership. It seemed divinely guided and, I believe, Loolie directed me in everything that happened that day. Even in this, she thought she was the alpha. Let […]

first place 2019 scholarship winner

This week at High Point International Furniture Market, the nonprofit fund board of directors of the Scott Morgan Design Scholarship revealed the winners of their 2019 award scholarships. First place $5000 prize goes to Savannah College of Art and Design student Quinten Juan Sanchez. Congratulations to Quinten! Quinten has a website currently under development where his […]

design scholarship 2nd place winner

Our 2019 Scott Morgan Design Scholarship recipients have been selected. Hannah Fink has been presented with a $2500 second place award scholarship from our non-profit org. Hannah studies design at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. Her portfolio can be viewed at her website https://hannahfink.art/. Many of the designer’s concepts are how to create something shippable […]

scott’s legacy site up & running

It’s my great pleasure to announce that the official legacy art site showcasing Scott Morgan as the visionary outsider artist he was is now up and running! It may not yet show up in Google search, so please click http://scottmorganarts.com to go directly to the official site, designed by Maureen Farr|Mozelle Studio. You may recall that […]

prince philip and my mum

What do Prince Philip and my mum have in common? They are both 97. And at least from my family’s viewpoint, they are both royalty. Philip’s recent car accident prompted this article in The Guardian about when is it time for our seniors to stop driving. Writer Nick Duerden doesn’t definitively answer that question in his article; […]

snow crows

“First Snow” I’m dreaming and I see a hand striking a heavy wooden door repeatedly. I hear the knocking VERY LOUDLY. I match the knocking with a loud shout out in my sleep, “COME IN!” and this wakes me up. I am no longer asleep. Now I am having a conscious dream in waking life. […]

somewear everywhere

Today our great friend Roberto’s son Alan notified me of a super cool kickstarter project he’s working on called Somewear. It’s a device and app to provide global hotspot coverage at an affordable price. Remember when Alan came to Goa on his spring break and saw Scott and me? (click here). I know Scott would […]

artorium

Over 4 years back, it was difficult to source art materials in Goa. I wrote at the time that The Art Shoppe was the only art store around for art supplies. Since then, Panjim is bustling with activity: a gigantic super bridge is being constructed over the river, Manipol Hospital has a fancy new facility…and, […]

loving the ‘spoon

I was so very pleased to donate this Donald Lipski sculpture to the Weatherspoon Art Museum in Greensboro before I left High Point this week. Donald verified for me that this was his work from a residency he did in Italy in 2002. Scott and Donald were good friends. Scott and I knew that the […]