Painting

The work of the local painter speaks from the heart

ISLAND PHOTO BY SARAH HINCKLEY MOUNT DESERT – Growing up in Australia, Joanna Logue knew from a young age that she wanted to be a painter. “Drawing and painting came so naturally to me,” she said in an email to the Islander. “Being a very anxious kid, it was something …

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North Platte purple paint for cancer research

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) – The Plains Relay For Life has hosted numerous fundraising events for the American Cancer Society. Prior to the official race, the local Relay For Life chapter held movie nights and scavenger hunts to recruit more runners and raise money for cancer research. “Painting the City …

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FedEx paints a worrying picture of the job market

Read FedEx’s disappointing earnings report on Tuesday night and you get a feeling that the nonfarm wage reports for the remainder of 2021 may surprise economists on the downside. The problem (a problem that could get worse, according to FedEx)? Finding humans to take jobs in a very tight labor …

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Did this mysterious Dutch painter inspire Vermeer?

Vrel’s work focuses on enigmatic figures, as in Seated Woman Watching a Child through a Window (after 1656) Custodia Foundation An exhibition, scheduled for 2023, and a book published this month will unveil the story of Jacobus Vrel, an enigmatic artist whose work presents fascinating parallels to that of his …

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