The Give and Take

The Give and Take

The Give and Take Personal Expression Art January 2020 Available for purchase online Society6 I’ve been on an 8-month hiatus, but I’m finally back with new posts and a renewed sense of purpose… well, some idea of a purpose anyway. Since my last post in May ’19, I’ve been working on original puppet designs. They’re […]

Alchemy of the Heart Requires a Philosopher’s Soul

Alchemists searched for centuries, seeking the legendary Philosopher’s Stone, a source of power that would supply unlimited energy for alchemists to transform lead into gold, and ultimately the ability to transform anything in the physical world.

Thank You And Goodbye, Gigi…

Thank You And Goodbye, Gigi…

On July 29, 2022, Mary F. Black died; now, 6-months later, I’m ready to talk. My life is a testament to the amazing woman she was. Thank you and goodbye, Gigi.

Mister Nolli – A Visual Art Educator in the Making

Mister Nolli – A Visual Art Educator in the Making

Hi there! I’m Mister Nolli, a visual art educator beginning my first year as a teacher in 2022. For your reading entertainment, I share my journey from higher education to a middle school art classroom and all the joys and pitfalls in between. New Career, Who ‘Dis? In 2017, following the loss of my grandmother, […]

To Write An Epic: Demon Dark

To Write An Epic: Demon Dark

To Write An Epic: Demon Dark shares more of the conceptual framework that underpins the Demon Dark epic that is still in the making. Try to keep an open mind.

To Write An Epic: “The Story”

To Write An Epic: “The Story”

To write an epic has been a dream of mine since the 7th grade. To achieve some satisfaction towards that end, I share the journey of “the story” I want to tell.

Donut Dash 2-Miler Fundraiser

Donut Dash 2-Miler Fundraiser

I volunteered for the Donut Dash 2-Miler, a 3K fundraiser benefiting PACE Center for Girls, on behalf of TCI Film Society and end up an impromptu photographer.

PRIDE ’22 – The Culture War

PRIDE ’22 – The Culture War

Gay Pride was once about acknowledgment, liberation, and activism. Over the years, pride has changed and become a commercialized stereotype of itself, but it’s time to revisit its original intent as lawmakers mount a cultural war against the LGBTIQ+ community.

A Soul’s Quest Podcast | S2 E35/36 Part 1 & 2

A Soul’s Quest Podcast | S2 E35/36 Part 1 & 2

Jessie and Omar Ferreira of A Soul’s Quest Podcast interview me and dive deep into my history to reveal what revelations it has for my personal journey.

The Bizarre Couch Podcast Endeavor

The Bizarre Couch Podcast Endeavor

I share my experience of helping juniors in high school complete a pilot episode of their own podcast, The Bizarre Couch.

The Elias Project – Art Toys 101

The Elias Project – Art Toys 101

A brief look at the modern day art toy as a medium and its connection to Urban Art and the Low Brow Art Movement now called Pop Surrealism.

The Elias Project: Art Toy Development

The Elias Project: Art Toy Development

Elias is on a journey to becoming a collectible art toy on the Treasure Coast of Florida. Follow along in the early stages of his development. Inspired By A Meme Cat In August of 2021, I came across a cute meme on my Instagram account that I screenshot and saved because it just cracked me […]