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About sallie wolf

I am a full-time artist, writer, and avid journal keeper. I am happily married to Chuck Wolf and we have two sons, now grown. I was born in Virginia, have spend as much time as possible in New Hampshire at my family's summer house, and have lived in the Chicago area for most of my adult life.

Here–and Beyond–my show at the Patricia Ladd Carega Gallery

AUGUST 5    SALLIE WOLF  HERE…AND BEYOND   NEW WATERCOLORS Sallie Wolf, Squam/Light on Water, watercolor, 30 x 22 inches Sallie Wolf, View from our Veranda, Enashiva Camp, 2.23.16, watercolor, 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches Last night was the opening of my … Continue reading

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Before the Moon Project Began

This is an excerpt from one of my journals: Thinking about the Moon Project, my watchful eye, my travels. Covering things up. Layers of the onion. I was thinking about a lot of different ideas and bringing them together: How … Continue reading

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More about Poems

I have a collection of poems I really like by other writers. While I was pulling some of them together I noticed a funny coincidence, that I am not sure really is a coincidence. As someone who watches the moon, … Continue reading

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What is Poetry

Or what makes a thought a poem? I’ve begun writing near daily haiku which I think of as “Weather Report.” When I begin my journal entry each day I always make a note about the weather. (Thomas Jefferson did this … Continue reading

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Visiting the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, NM

The highlight of a recent trip to Santa Fe, NM, was a visit to the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. There was an excellent video about her life. In Texas Georgia O’Keeffe found her artistic voice, reducing very complex forms to their … Continue reading

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How I Learn

I am taking the free “Blogging 101” course offered on line by WordPress. I am supposed to write a post about the way I learn–what kind of learner am I. It’s almost easier to say what kind of learner I … Continue reading

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My Inner Critic

On Thursday last, my SCBWI local network met for our annual “Creative Orgy,” an evening of eclectic exercises and activities designed to get the creative juices flowing, even in the depths of January cold. As co-rep of the Oak Park/near … Continue reading

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