Shannon Bickford explains how one serendipitous find of a crystal bird in a secondhand store led to a series of paintings and the metaphor behind the the series.
The unlikely twins, the raven and the fox, are born to heal the world. Their differences drive them apart and they come to fear each other, but their shared birth brings them back together. Story and illustrations by Shannon Bickford.
The Door Art Gallery in Fresno, California supported artists by providing weekly life-drawing sessions for over 20 years. Gallery artists who have chosen the figure as a subject are portrayed in the Door Art Gallery's "The Figure Exhibit".
Shannon Bickford explores the creative experience in the context of both creativity research and the work of artist Valerie Runningwolf.