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Need to chill out from holiday stress? Take a moment to enjoy the work of Southern writers &; artists.

Novelist James McCallister joins us with Gravy Skin; Part 1 of Jasmine Rizer’s serial; thoughtful poetry from Brenda L Basham and Gilbert Head; and Lisa Taylor’s How I taught my Grandmother to Curse.

Leigh Butler explores the work of Florida painter, Morgan Samuel Price, while Drék Davis muses on moving to Louisiana, being an arts educator and more.Amber Moore explores graphic art in her own backyard in Alabama, reflecting on the overlooked.

Robin Fay interviews Atlanta gallery owner and artist, Elliot Boswell, about his Painting du Jour videos. Part II of the Artist Interviews: Series on Creativity, explores the question of What is creativity?

Check in with studio views from artists, a Short Girl comix, and more. Work from the new Southerncreativity gallery (@ Flickr), art announcements &; calls for entries, and a holiday music video of Pam Blanchard &; the Sunnyside Band, captured live!

Sandra Babb, Studio Notes: The Back of Beyond and the Front of Wherever

Brenda L Basham, Original Art: Imagination, Infinite Bliss, Recovery, Unconventional Literature, Waterfalls

Leigh B. Butler, Studio Notes: Morgan Samuel Price: Journey through Art

Gilbert Head: Original Art: Six Years Down

Drék Davis, Studio Notes: From Red & Black, to Black &; Gold (AKA The Interruption of it All)

Robin Fay: Creative Soul: What is Creativity (w/video); Arts &; Technology: Identity: What’s Yours? ; Video du Jour: An interview with Elliot Boswell (w/video)

James D. McCallister, Original Art: Gravy Skin

Amber Moore, Culture of Art: Art and Advertising (A Marriage)

Jasmine Odessa Rizer: Original Art: Short Girl Comix, Role Model; Book reviews

Lisa Taylor, How I Taught my Grandmother to Curse

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