Category: Thoughts

Are We The Masters of the Earth, or it’s Caretakers?

Mar 14 2021
Edd Johannemann

It has been a year of horrific loss. Millions have died in a global pandemic that is still raging, dividing us and exposing inequities in how we treat our brothers and sisters. The world has suffered catastrophic climate events. In the news record breaking hurricanes, droughts, floods, wild fires, heat and cold, even a plague

Breaking Rules

Jan 30 2021
Edd Johannemann

“Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” ― Pablo Picasso I find that people who do not consider themselves to be artistic are often surprised to learn that there are rules in art. Their impression is that an artist should be able to conjure up artwork, much like conjuring

Who are you in a divided nation?

Dec 11 2020
Edd Johannemann

The sculpture pictured here is titled “Portrait of Self: America.” Last year I was invited to participate in a group show titled, “Years of Chaos – Issues That Are Destroying Us.” The show was politically themed and this was the work created for it. It struck me then, as it does now, that partisanship is