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Patrick Mehaffy

By Patrick Mehaffy
Photographs by Wendy McEahern

Exploring the pathos and promise of the human experience, New Mexico artist Patrick Mehaffy creates sculptures, drawings, and, more recently, paintings that harken back to the timelessness of cultures past while affirming human relevance in a precarious world.

Subjects: Art

Poetry and the Psychology of Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

In this fifth volume of his series of poems on compassion, Professor Patrick Pietroni outlines how the more modern study of the brain using MRI scanning and neuroimagining has enhanced our understanding of the psychology of compassion.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy

Poetry and the Education of Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

In this fourth volume of his series of poems on compassion, Professor Patrick Pietroni focuses specifically on the education of compassion.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy

Jane Culp

Echoes of the San Andreas: Paintings and Drawings
By Jane Culp
Edited by Susan Hallsten McGarry

Working in harsh weather conditions that force her to strap her easel to her knees, Culp explores wilderness terrain along the spine of the Sierra Nevada, transporting viewers from her home base north of the Anza-Borrego Desert, through Joshua Tree and Death Valley national parks, up to Tioga Pass, and into Yosemite Valley.

Subjects: ArtWHA20

Relicarios

The Forgotten Jewels of Latin America
By Martha J. Egan
Edited by Carol Eastes

Relicarios reflects forty years of the author’s research, including correspondence and interviews with relicarieros, art historians, curators, collectors, silversmiths, anticuarios, and clergy as well as the author’s collection of several hundred examples.

Poetry and Global Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

In the third volume of his series of poems on compassion, Professor Pietroni focuses specifically on the concept of global compassion.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy

Poetry and the Science of Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

Professor Pietroni outlines how science, especially neuroscience, has allowed us to begin to understand the biological, chemical, and physical nature of compassion.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy

The Magnolia Code

By Joan Brooks Baker

In this embellished memoir, Baker shares how she navigated her bifurcated world, defying the Magnolia Code and finding role models in rebellious women.

Prehistoric Suns

Ancient Observations in the American Southwest
By Steve Mulligan

Steve Mulligan has applied his large-format camera skills to his most recent fifteen-year-long project in locating and photographing these prehistoric observatories in the American Southwest.

The Life and Art of Wilson Hurley

Celebrating the Richness of Reality
By Rosalyn Roembke Hurley
Edited by Susan Hallsten McGarry

In paintings of natural wonders throughout the galaxy, Wilson Hurley was committed to expressing his love of the richness of reality.

Subjects: ArtWHA20

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