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Art Exhibit! Stephen Tomasko, artist featured in Shanti Arts' book Delira and Excira: Visions of the Flowers of Spring, is showing work from the book at Artseen Gallery, 5591 Liberty Ave., Vermilion, Ohio. More information at Hours 2-8 p.m. Friday, Saturday; 2-4 p.m. Sunday; or by appointment. Through Sunday, August 31. 

New Release! Shanti Arts Publishing releases Delira and Excira: Visions of the Flowers of Spring, photographs by Stephen Tomasko, poetry by Hannah Stephenson, and essay by James Chatfield. Press release.

Recent Newsletter: Calling Abstract Artists - Summer Magazine Issues Released - An Interview With Michael O'Keefe - June 1, 2014
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Stone Voices Columnist Exhibits Photography May 29, 2014
Peter Azrak, regular columnist for Stone Voices, is currently exhibiting his photography at the Jedediah Hawkins Inn in Jamesport, New York. The solo show, titled Nature's Call: A Return to Silence, opened May 24th and continues through June 29th. Azrak's photography is featured in the current summer 2014 issue of Stone Voices.

Ruckerpedia Writes About an Old Friend, Author of Nothing But Trouble May 2, 2014
I’ve been reading, associating with and drawing inspiration and influence from Bob Thurber for the better part of fifteen years now from the early days of Internet socializing we and hundreds of other writers did on the online writer’s workshop (which as it turns out was a social media forerunner).


Stone Voices Reviewer Raves March 18, 2014
Travis Laurence Naught reviewed the winter 2013  Stone Voices for The review affirms that the aspirations of the publications are being met—artistic layout, deep thought writings, beautiful, compelling.  

Recent Blog Posts

Theresa's insights into the interconnections between art, nature, and spirit were truly remarkable, and she had a gift for communicating the secrets of these interconnections in a way that was clear and accessible.

JACK-IN-THE-PULPIT  June 2, 2014 
It is not colorful, it has no sweet flowery scent, and it can very easily be missed as one strolls through the woods, but the Jack-in-the-Pulpit is quite possibly my favorite plant.

GENUINE SILENCE  May 28, 2014 
So, on the morning of May 24, I stepped out the front door of our cabin to walk down to see the lake and I was immediately reminded of one of the most wonderful things about the woods up north. Silence.

AWAY BY THE POND  May 14, 2014 
I want to go soon and live away by the pond, where I shall hear only the wind whispering among the reeds. It will be success if I shall have left myself behind.  

His stories are rough and tough, sometimes disturbing. Still, they’re hard to put aside. Something about his straightforward, succinct, and, dare I say, sincere writing style keeps you tethered to his work. I think it’s because his writing is true—not in the sense of being autobiographical—but in the sense that they germinate and grow from that place in him that remembers his difficult beginnings. His background is the breeding ground for his stories. So they are true, coming forth from his experiences, his difficulties, and, as he says, his ability to endure.  

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Bob Thurber's second collection of dark and brilliant fictions . . . adorned by Vincent Carrella's haunting photographs . . . this whole book is “nothing but trouble.” ~ Andrew Wilson


Nothing But Trouble
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Beautifully designed and handsomely illustrated with representative works by the artists discussed, this volume is a keepsake for those with a  keen interest in contemporary visual arts.


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The Contemporary Art Scene
in Central Florida and Beyond

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