Would I Be In the Art Business If John Travolta Never Danced? How Travolta's dancing kept me determined to share what I love to do

Posted November 13th, 2016 by Julia Vanover

What If John Travolta Never Danced? When first starting my art business, Kind Design Fine Art, I would ask myself this question when doubting my decision to leave my previous career as a therapist. When I couldn’t see my next step, I would sound like this in my head: “You could be making steady money […]


Trees, Friends and Homesickness Drawing trees and time with friends heals homesickness

Posted September 30th, 2016 by Julia Vanover

Trees, Friends and Homesickness My show that’s currently hanging at the Foster Gallery is really about how homesick I am. I miss the trees back home and use them as symbols to express what hurts the most – not having that feeling of belonging I felt in my hometown. The trees lean into one another, […]


My “Dark Matter” Revelation Art and Blog by Julia Vanover, review of Blake Crouch's book

Posted August 29th, 2016 by Julia Vanover

My “Dark Matter” Revelation I recently read the novel “Dark Matter” by Blake Couch. It’s Science Fiction and a good read. This book hit me at a perfect time. I’d been driving myself nuts about a big decision and couldn’t commit in any one direction. In my eyes, every option seemed to have its own threat and […]