Monthly Archives: August 2013

Poem by Maya Angelou-“I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” (a Nature Poem) and “Flight over Churning Waters” Fine Art Oil Painting by Daniel s. Dahlstrom, Chester Connecticut Artist

Maya Angelou is an American Author and Poet born in St. Louis, Missouri on April 4th 1928. I hope you enjoy the poem: “I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou The free bird leaps on the back … Continue reading

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Inspiration–What Inspires an Artist? Where Do We Find Inspiration? What Inspires You?

Hi everyone, Gorgeous August day in Connecticut–very inspirational kind of day. Air is clean and sweet smelling, after the rain, and some of the leaves are turning–yellows are mixed in with the greens. Dan loves painting the combination of green … Continue reading

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Invitation to Artisans Harbor Open House & Artist Demos on August 24, 2013 in Old Saybrook, CT

Artisans Harbor Gallery in Old Saybrook, CT Oil Painting by Daniel S. Dahlstrom~~”Windmill on North Cove” (Essex)~~ This will be on display/available at Artisans Harbor Gallery Dan and I (Nancy D) will be attending the event and looking forward to … Continue reading

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“Ebb Tide” an Oil Painting by Daniel S. Dahlstrom, Connecticut Artist and a Poem by Lydia Huntley Sigourney (1791-1865)

A poem about the Connecticut River by Lydia Huntley Sigourney (1791-1865)-this is just a portion of the poem “New England: Connecticut, the River Connecticut River” FAIR river! not unknown to classic song, Which still in varying beauty roll’st along, Where … Continue reading

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A Poem to Inspire~~Ralph Waldo Emerson “Seashore” and an oil painting “Discovery” by Daniel S. Dahlstrom

Horseneck State Park in MA Seashore Behold the Sea, The opaline, the plentiful and strong, Yet beautiful as is the rose in June, Fresh as the trickling rainbow of July; Sea full of food, the nourisher of kinds, Purger of … Continue reading

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“Patio” Oil Painting by Daniel S. Dahlstrom and Inspiration Found in John Henry Twatchman’s Art

Where does the artist get his or her inspiration? That is always the start of a creative process, whatever the medium the artist is involved in–that inspiration can come from an artist who lived a long time ago, and his … Continue reading

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