The Artist's Journal

Read Miriam's thoughts, insight, and reflections on her work, art, and experiences.
Reflections: Burnsville Painting Classes

My favorite place was the “Burnsville Painting Classes” (SeeCelo) in North Carolina. John Bryan and Everret Kivette were teachers there who took over the classes started by Frank Stanley Herring and his wife, Frances. I attended classes there in the summer for two weeks over the course of ten years. The criticism was frank but

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Reflections: Undergraduate at the University of Alabama

From 1953 to 1957 I attended the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Coming from a large city (Birmingham, Alabama) with no art museum at that time, I was fortunate to have a father who loved to travel and was an amateur photographer, an aunt that taught ceramic

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