Artist's images, musings, and observations
about life in the time of corona

Artist's images, musings, and observations about life in the time of corona

Omicron Edition 2022

America Disrupted

Roys Motel - 18 x 24
Since the pandemic began, I have been sequestered in my home in Los Angeles.  As an asthmatic, I have now been sheltering in place for more than 200 days (with...

A Calmer Position

Joanne Tarlin Falling 1 watercolor on paper 14x11 2020
I live by the sea. The Internet offers access to world news, weather, information, and disinformation. During these past six months, like a boat tied to a buoy, I was...

What About the Kids?

I'm so proud of the children in my neighborhood. They understand the seriousness of the coronavirus epidemic. They wear masks and play with siblings and sometimes with one pod-mate. Though...

Middle Path

Since I'm an intuitive abstract artist, I don't start with a plan. I just paint and see what comes out. I found painting during this pandemic to be strangely difficult...

Music for Homeworking: A Lockdown Project

Well, it is official. Coronavirus lockdown has changed our working landscape for the foreseeable future. Recent polls showed that many people who have been working from home during the pandemic...

The Pandemic and the Great Outdoors

Sbennett-Ready for maritime
Based on my wanderings around Cambridge and the surrounding areas,  it's clear that people are pretty much doing what they always did—just masked, for the most part, and socially distancing...

An Only Child Prepares for the Pandemic

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I learned at an early age how to be alone. I had no choice; I was an only child. I grew up on a farm in southeastern Illinois, so I...

The Virus Series

Since late March 2020, as the unprecedented lockdown/quarantine took effect across the Northeast USA, which has been my home for the past 30 years, I decided to visually document this...

The Social Experiment

The new normal
You know them as a statistic; but they are really just like us. In late July this year, as the world revealed a “new normal,” a small group of us...

We Are Grateful

In March, COVID-19 hit like a ton of bricks. Most of us tried to stay out of its way, but some people couldn’t shelter at home and had no choice...