Entries by ArtAscent

Tal Eshed

Since the beginning of modern history, there has been a sense that humanity is drifting away from our wild roots. For the artist Tal Eshed, it is water that could allow us to re-establish the lost connection with our natural selves. Tal Eshed is the Gold Artist of the ArtAscent Water call for artists. To […]

Taria Karillion

Planet Earth Will Soon Be Closing, Please Make Your Final Choices The view of Earth from orbit always made Professor Verle Coby profoundly sad. In its derelict state, the sparse web of clouds that clung to its blue and brown surface reminded him of the Earth story of the elderly human who lived in her […]

Barbara Simcoe

In Chinese culture, the Yin cosmogenic concept links to the ideas of femininity and water. Barbara Simcoe explores the interconnection between these fundamental principles of the universe, looking to find the congruous form for their ephemeral nature. Barbara Simcoe is the Silver Artist of the ArtAscent Water call for artists. To see the full body […]

Sean Stone

In the dynamic series of images included in this volume, photographer Sean Stone showcases the incredible versatility of capturing water in photo form and the variety of emotions those views can convey. Building on Sean’s credo that “water is so elemental that it begs to be photographed,” water indeed has become the subject of these […]

DADE

Distinguished Artist of the ArtAscent Water call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Water issue. www.artmajeur.com/dade

Christopher O’Meara

Unsinkable I’ve been waiting in line for Sour Patch Kids for at least fifteen minutes. My gut tells me Titanic hit the iceberg by now. “Let’s get this line moving,” a stranger shouts behind me. I’m sandwiched between a dozen or so people, but I can see him. It’s been over ten months since the […]

ginny short

water holy & unholy holy water 71% of the earth’s surface 60% of our bodies in amnion we swim in, that swims in us, in cells that live and die for lack of it… Distinguished Writer of the ArtAscent Water call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the […]

Stephanie Pressman

You pour from the faucet Frothy with bubbles in the glass, milky until clearing to your usual clarity, your usual… Distinguished Writer of the ArtAscent Water call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Water issue.

Krystle Vermes

The Heavens The sun had been beating down on his back for hours. Now he was ready to give up. Death would only come as sweet, sweet relief from the endless sand dunes and whipping wind. Then, he spotted it. On the horizon, two palm trees. In between, there appeared to be a lake. He […]

Paula Bonnell

Dark and Light This is the night on which you do not drown although it is entirely liquid. You do not hear the bubbles which emerge from… Distinguished Writer of the ArtAscent Water call for entry. To see the full body of work, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Water issue. […]