My good friend Chris James and I have known each other 40 years, and while I knew he had a gifted sister — Betsy James, both an author and an artist — I hadn’t ever seen her work until we visited the Nedra Matteucci Gallery in Santa Fe this month. Goodness me.
I just felt drawn into her work, which captures a magical nexus of sky/land/humans. Oh and birds.
Then I checked her web site and now I’m pulled into her books. Currently reading “Roadsouls.” It’s still early days, but there is something a little Ursula-Le-Guin Earthsea-ish about this book.
Her webpage has some fine observations about creativity. I particularly liked this bit about tithing.