Alison Boyd Artist

a life creative

Stellar Objects

I have always been fascinated with the life and death of stars. The mind-bending size of them, and the length of time it takes for their light to reach us. That, in spite of their size and grandeur, they’re finite, like the rest of us.

November 23, 2020 · 1 Comment

Portals

“Portals” was the second work I made after I’d returned to Italy. I’d finished it on the anniversary of my grandmother’s death in June, and that evening a moth flew in through the window and landed on the portal

November 21, 2020 · 4 Comments

Koi

So now I’m back on deck here, I’ll begin with the first work I created when I returned to Italy.Creating this was the poetry of freedom, when I had run … Continue reading

November 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Gratitude

I’m back on the blog, first of all to acknowledge and give thanks to my family and friends who came through for me this year, for the messages, emails, film and music suggestions, long conversations, vocal message postcards, gifts of kindness, advice, friendship, and emotional support of all kinds. From the halls of my heart and soul, thank you.

November 18, 2020 · 4 Comments

The Map of a Notion of Home

“A Map of the Notion of Home” Photography by Alison Boyd  

November 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

Purrsday Yogacat

Getting one mat out is an invitation to losing my mat and having Scottparker grabbing me in a headlock and rabbit-kicking me in the ear it during my attempts at … Continue reading

June 20, 2019 · 2 Comments

Purrsday Thursday 13

Dancing black cat impressions

June 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

My Problem With Greedy Guts Etsy

Before I launch into my rant about Etsy, everything I have listed on that site I have reduced on my own website AND they all have free shipping for the … Continue reading

June 11, 2019 · 2 Comments

Purrsday: little Scottparker

The backstory of Scottparker We adopted Scottparker – excuse me, he adopted us – on the 20th of December, 2014. The Etruscan and I had been arguing ALL morning about something … Continue reading

June 6, 2019 · 2 Comments

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