Alison Garwood Jones

A tree grows uptown

Originally published in April 2011 in Blog

©AGJ 2011: West 90th St. & West End Dr. New York is impossible to reduce to a simple plot line. There’s too much happening. At any given moment, someone is stopping on the landing of a fourth floor walkup and catching their breath before taking on the last twenty steps. Another is picking off a […]

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New York, New Yor-r-r-k!

Originally published in April 2011 in Blog

©AGJ on SketchBook & Zen Brush Off to Manhattan for a meeting, then a hike in Central Park and dinner at a Sesame Street-style brownstone with a big back garden. Who knows, we may decide to sit on the front steps and balance our plates on our knees? Thanks @MartinWaxman! Thanks Keith!

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Dada twist

Originally published in April 2011 in Blog

Source: Vogue

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Out of sight

Originally published in April 2011 in Blog

Updated on April 10: scroll to bottom I spent four years at Queen’s University shouting in Gaelic at football games, waiting in line at the campus pub and preparing for slide tests (I was an art history major). In between socializing, two ideas mentioned in passing during my painting seminars shot up like flares: Men […]

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Current state of mind

Originally published in April 2011 in Blog

Gratitude is always my strongest emotion on Sundays. Here’s a reprint of a blog post from last fall. With my “head full of brains and my shoes full of feet,” good God I’ve travelled to some great places. A hat tip and a deep bow to my employers, my friends and, above all, my family. Because […]

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