‘Watching God’


Watching God (Facing Life's Storms) by Sheila K. Ter Meer

“Watching God (Facing Life’s Storms)” is my digital art entry in this exhibition.

My original source of inspiration came from lines in Chapter 18: “The wind came back with triple fury, and put out the light for the last time … They seemed to be staring at the dark, but their eyes were watching God.”

Earlier in Chapter 18, Hurston writes “chink up your cracks” (in the cabin) and (as they face the forces of nature) “Six eyes were questioning God.” Both lines, reinforced my original vision of Janie, Tea Cake and Motor Boat huddling in the darkness of their rustic shanty, staring at the door during the hurricane, with flashes of light through the chinks allowing cracks of lightning to fall across their faces.”

Several River City Art Association members have artwork in the Vigo County Public Library’s 2017 Big Read Art Competition/Exhibit on view through March in the library at Seventh and Poplar streets. The library invited RCAA and other area artists to create artwork inspired by the 2017 book selection, “Their Eyes Were Watching God,” by Zora […]

via RCAA participates in Vigo library’s Big Read Art Exhibit — River City Art Association

‘Toward the Light’ chosen for exhibition


Toward the Light by Sheila K. Ter Meer
Toward the Light by Sheila K. Ter Meer

River City Art Association members Judith Lynn Smith of Waveland and Sheila K. Ter Meer of Brazil, Indiana are among artists to be featured in the “Black & White” exhibition at Arts Illiana Gallery in Terre Haute. An opening reception is set for 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, in the gallery at 23 N. Sixth […]

via Artwork by RCAA members in Arts Illiana ‘Black & White’ exhibition — River City Art Association

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