Category: Carin Maxey

Carin Maxey - Music For Your Brain

Give Your Brain A Workout… With Music

Do you want to exercise your brain, but hate mathematics and puzzles? Try music! Researchers at premier institutions like Johns-Hopkins and Ashford University are paying attention the effect music has on our brains, and their findings are worth noting. They posit that music is mathematical, although we don’t realize that when we are listening to […]

By Carin Maxey

How to Learn a New Song on the Piano Quickly

Anything that we learn takes time, energy, practice, and dedication. Learning something as complex as playing an instrument can take far more energy and training than other things, but I think we can all agree it’s well worth it. Once you’ve learned how to play the instrument, you get to move on to playing different […]

Carin Maxey Fewer Art Galleries Than Ever

Fewer Art Galleries Than Ever

Not only are several dozen galleries closing every few years, but many are never getting the chance to open in the first place. Is it the rising cost of rent? The expensive and grueling schedules of art fairs? Or maybe it’s habits of collector have become too fickle. According to the UBS and Art Basel, […]

Carin Maxey Art Prof - Learning Art Skills Online

Art Prof – Learning Art Skills Online

Art classes aren’t as easy to come by as they once were. With all the reform in schools we see today, many kids do not have access to art programs and the ones who do, aren’t getting the quality they deserve because of severe lack of funding. When it comes to adults, many don’t know […]

Carin Maxey Aunt DiAne Gates

Aunt DiAne

My Aunt DiAne Gates, whom I am so proud of, is a best-selling Christian author. Her devotional, Faith from Fiction, is #1 on Amazon. Not only is she a writer but an illustrator and photographer, too! Her work is rooted in faith and demonstrated by her blog, Moving the Ancient Boundaries. She has worked as […]

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The Top Female Painters of the World – Part Two

Last month, I wrote about six of the world’s greatest female painters. This month I’m going to tell you about the other six fabulous women from The Culture Trip’s list of today’s most important artists. Vija Celmins The Latvian artist, Vija Celmins, moved to the United States, Indiana specifically, when she was just ten years […]

Carin Maxey Best Female Painters

The World’s Best Female Painters

Who run the world? Girls. Especially female artists. I love decorating my home with art knowing I’m supporting another woman in her endeavour to take on the world. I came across a great article that showcases 12 of the most important painters working today, all who happen to be women. Here are 6 of these […]

Carin Maxey Adopted Child Mothers Heart

An Adopted Child Comes from a Mother’s Heart

“A Mother’s true love for her children knows no boundaries.” This cartoon was on our fridge growing up for as long as I can remember. My parents tried for years and didn’t think they could have children together, so they adopted my big sister in 1968 and then my big brother shortly after in 1969. […]

Carin Maxey Learn to Play Piano

Learn to Play the Piano

Playing the piano is one of the greatest joys of my life. Many Sundays out of the year, I play for different churches in the area when their regular pianist is away. It’s one of my favorite hobbies, and there are so many reasons why. Here are just a few if you’re looking for that […]

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