See…Hear

“One could say that the whole of life lies in seeing…” (Pierre Teilhard de Chardin: The Human Phenomenon, trans. Sarah Appleton-Weber, p. 3) We 21st century humans do a lot of looking—through telescopes, microscopes and endoscopes, and don’t forget gunscopes. […]

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Latest Projects

The current geologic  age, the Holocene, began when the last ice age ended and wooly mammoths and giant sloths began to die off. Humans had already been around for a while–building fires, making tools, developing language, leaving their handprints and paintings […]

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Suddenly, in the museum of birdsong I remember the brightness of his flaxen hair. How my boy lit the nursery room himself. As himself. That was why he could not sleep. Could not lie still in his crib, had to […]

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The Myth of Erysichthon and his Daughter: An Invitation to Radical Metamorphosis “There are many people who can change once and stay that way forever. There are others who have the power to change as often as they like.  Mestra, […]

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“Do not cite the deep Magic to me. I was there when it was written.” —The White Witch  C.S. Lewis, Narnia series   One incredible January, Winton Woods Lake froze solid. Some fathers made fires on the ice and kids […]

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  • About Anna Kodama

    Pennsylvania Painter and Artist. Since 2008, I have been painting more deeply, with joy, and as if it really matters.

  • The Waking

    I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow.
    I feel my fate in what I cannot fear.
    I learn by going where I have to go.
    We think by feeling, What is there to know?

    – by Theodore Roethke

  • What Others Have To Say…

    "Her paintings are dramatic and full of life and color."

    -- Jennie Parsons

  • Contact

    Anna Kodama

    Phone: (610) 349-6092

    Email: annakodama@gmail.com