Xoterica 21: The Why
Rapid fire methods of creation became my outlet. Splatter art. Pour art. Resin art. Abstract art. The rage and fluidity of my life became my method of expression.
Resist the madness As the heralds swap hats
Xoterica 20: The Ripple
This is a place and person that I’ve never been before, and I remind myself to breathe and be patient.
Xoterica 19: The Phoenix
A Phoenix always rises, but never as the same bird twice.
Xoterica 18: The Disharmony
If I question and have an opposing opinion, I’m un-American. My answer: I choose antithesis and exile.
Building the Great (Digital) Library of the Arts of Artemis Sere.
Shore of the Tortured City
This #poem was written as a connected response to my colorful painting of the same name, featured as the cover of this blog.
Xoterica 17: The Disclaimer
Both the human known as Chris and the artist known as Artemis Sere are going through a period of dramatic change. This is a disclaimer.
The Cryptographer’s Epitaph
There are many things I regret when it comes to my Dad. He was a stubborn code that I will spend the rest of my life cracking,
Obituary of Robert Edward Lee (Barry) Zuege
I performed the heartwrenching work of writing my Father’s obituary. I am preserving a copy in my blog for his memory. Lightspeed, Dad.
The Steel Age
The death of my father was a pivot point in the human life of Chris Zuege and his artful ego, Artemis Sere. His exit exiled some dreams, hopes, and identities I once held, and replace them anew.
Xoterica 16: The Fog
I see the ghost of him in the mirror. I see his flaws and failures, features and fates. Leaves don’t fall far from a withering tree.
Artemis Sere’s Twenty Best Albums of 2018
My blog representing the best music of 2018.
Xoterica 15: The Demagogue
In this digital present, we are each an email, photo or soundbyte away from our undoing. Or an unethical assault by our elected officials. #xoterica
Xoterica 14: The Fracture
To be human is to be broken. And angry.
45 Reasons Why I Despise 45
Seems like there’s not a day that goes by now without the 45th President of the United States doing or saying something that makes me want to turn in my U.S. citizenship and find a new place to proudly call home.Donald Trump has soiled the highest and most-powerful position in…
Xoterica 13: The Tell
“To express yourself in freedom, you must die to everything of yesterday. From the “old”, you derive security; from the “new”, you gain the flow.” (Lee)2018 has been turbulent year for me personally and professionally. At times, it has been a difficult ride. I may have distanced myself from this…
Xoterica 12: The Return
“An artist’s expression is his soul made apparent. Behind every motion, the music of his soul is made visible.” (Lee) It has been a long time since I published a new blog; last year’s birthday, to be exact. Shame on me for not keeping up with the times and the…