"Divine fires do not blaze each day, but an artist functions in their afterglow hoping for their recurrence." - Ned Rorem
Every artist goes through spiritless seasons. When the world looks a little hazy and inspiration is hard to find. Rejection letters and hopeless attempts at new material are disheartening. The wind just doesn't blow in the right direction and it's easy to feel discouraged.
Brushfire is the emergence from a melancholy spell. As a small soul-fire is lit, the moon moves into optimal position and the stars align. Dreams of glowing lava and turquoise dragons reveal an awakening. Colors look more vibrant and the glossy sunshine against a display of floral excellence unearths a new muse.
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Ralph has received a Certificate of Recognition in honor of his artistic achievements with the South Bay Community.
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Fresh Art Partners
Ralph White designed the
Fresh Art Partners program for business professionals who wish to display quality original artwork in their offices, without the cost and commitment of purchase. With the Fresh Art Partners program, you choose pieces of Ralph's art for display in the public spaces of your office. The paintings are available to you for six months at a time. At the end of this time period, you can choose to renew the agreement of swap out the paintings for a "fresh" collection. Dozens of business professionals have taken advantage of this opportunity over the past decade. If you would like more information about this program, please co