Garden State

March 28th, 2021|

Spring forward caused the tulips to spring forth.

Steve Ingham, birthday boy

March 9th, 2021|

with inadvertently matching gifts (hat and sweater).

Our flag was still there

November 7th, 2020|

We took it as a sign. #joebiden #kamalaharris #markwarner #abigailspanberger

Space Invader invaded Ravenna.

July 30th, 2020|

We drove to see the mosaics in Ravenna

Le ville venete

June 27th, 2020|

Villa Pojana, Andrea Palladio, ca. 1563.

Stephen’s Dream

October 12th, 2019|

You'll be on your way up!
You'll be seeing great sights!
You'll join the high fliers.

Bobby in Austria

August 30th, 2019|

We are organizing the photos from our residency in Austria. In the meantime, here's a photo of Bobby on site. Photo courtesy of Christof Huemer.

The Bureau of Roadside Attractions

June 30th, 2019|

A Sunday drive in the Bassa Veronese

Artfarm Pilastro 2019

June 11th, 2019|

We're looking forward to this year's Artfarm. We have a gigantic installation planned.

Netmaking 101

May 20th, 2019|

Trying out our first idea for Artfarm - just how hard is it to make a 30ft x 30ft net?

Upcoming show in Austria.

May 13th, 2019|

Steve and I are participating in a land art show at a castle on the Danube River in Austria at the end of August.

Memoire Open House

December 1st, 2018|

Steve was invited to show some work at our cool, local brocante store.

Isabel’s gazpacho

June 24th, 2018|

A leisurely lunch in Montagnana, a drive to the antique market in Piazzola sul Brenta, and back to Artfarm for dinner.


February 27th, 2017|

Steve is now "laureato" in painting, magna cum laude, from the Accademia di Belle Arti di Verona, Cignaroli.

Ca’ Zeppa

November 21st, 2016|

Dropping roots in the "Old Country" - we closed on a new house today and decided to call it Ca' Zeppa.

Show at Studio La Città – October 1

September 16th, 2016|

"Your Redeemer" - video performance by Steve Ingham. Part of First Step 7 at Studio La Città gallery from Oct 1-Oct 8, 2016, organized by the Accademia di Belle Arti di Verona. Opening October 1.

Casarini Prize – 1st Place

September 9th, 2016|

Steve has won first place in the national "Premio Casarini" Competition, sponsored by the Hotel Due Torri in Verona. As part of the prize, he is being asked to paint a wall panel in one of the hotel corridors. Congrats also to 2nd and 3rd place winners Daniele Vanzo and Giacomo Segantin.

1st Place Prize

April 6th, 2016|

First place prize for Steve in the competition "Engineering Art Project" - the drawing is going to be enlarged into a 4 meter (13 foot) wide poster.

Codice Italia at Palazzo Grimani

October 25th, 2015|

Steve has been selected to show in the finissage of the 2015 Venice Biennale as part of the Codice Italia Academy (Italian Pavilion). More details to come!

Egger Roseneder in Vienna

August 23rd, 2015|

We have been selected by the Egger Roseneder Contemporary Gallery in Vienna to participate in a group show called "Fortress," as part of the UAMO CITY TOUR 2015/16.

Atelier Estivo at the Accademia

July 1st, 2015|

Steve is conducting five weeklong art-themed English workshops for kids at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Verona this summer.

ArtFarm Pilastro 2015

June 17th, 2015|

We are getting the essiccatoio (tobacco drying barn) for our space at ArtFarm Pilastro this year.

Venice – Italian Pavilion Workshop

June 3rd, 2015|

Steve has been selected to represent the Accademia di Belle Arti di Verona in a three-day painting workshop at the Venice Biennial, in conjunction with the Italian Pavilion. Complimenti!


May 28th, 2015|

Lawren participated in the creation of a video art piece with the art collective Officina delle Nuvole. In-Flux is at the ReSignifications Exhibit, May 30 – August 29, 2015, Bardini Museum, Villa La Pietra in Florence, Italy.

Camera Oscura

May 10th, 2015|

My first ever experiment with a pin-hole camera in Sara Rossi's photography course at the Verona Academy of Fine Art.

Iperglyph & other works

May 7th, 2015|

Some new and old work submitted in an application for a workshop at the Venice Biennial.

Trip to Milan.

April 19th, 2015|

We spend a long weekend in Milan for the wrap-up of Design Week.

ABCs for Class

March 20th, 2015|

Steve has to find the alphabet in the city for photography class.

Lunch at a Rifugio

February 22nd, 2015|

We took a drive up to a mountain rifugio in Lessinia to eat homemade gnocchi with Monte Veronese cheese.


January 6th, 2015|

After a few false starts, it's official. The befana is burned. Addio 2014!

Holiday sojourn in the USA – Part 1

December 16th, 2014|

Last year we stayed in Verona over the holidays, having blown our bank on a stateside trip during the month of August. This year we arrived a week before the Big Day so we could help Peg and Mr. Spera stand up the “real tree” and decorate the house.

Venice Weekend

October 18th, 2014|

Mary, Steve and I take a weekend trip to check out the architecture Biennale in Venice.

Art Farm 2014

June 27th, 2014|

We spent four days at Casa Polazzo creating our third installation for the group show, Art Farm Pilastro. This year it was titled "VELARE SVELARE RIVELARE".

Milan 2014

April 7th, 2014|

This year, we stayed in a funky 1960s apartment right near all the action in Zona Tortona. Here are some images from our week: a few from The Fiera in Rho; some nights out on the town; and others from Fuori Salone (exhibits in the city center).


October 18th, 2013|

We take my parents to the Piran Peninsula in Slovenia, just three hours from Verona and a few miles from Trieste. The town of Piran was once part of the Venetian Republic.

USA – August

August 30th, 2013|

3 Weeks in the USA - Boston, New Hampshire, San Francisco and then a few days in Richmond, Virginia.

Escape from the Bassa Veronese

July 3rd, 2012|

Artfarm is in the Bassa Veronese, a very flat (sunny and hot!) expanse south of Verona. After five days of ceaseless labor and intense heat, we drove about 30km north to the mountains for some much-needed rinfrescamento (cooling off).

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