The vision of The Grove Center for the Arts & Media is to see Christ in culture through the arts & media. Our mission is to cultivate the spiritual growth and creative work of artists.
We're based in San Clemente, CA.
We host monthly Grove Gatherings, Artist Getaways, and practice Generosity by providing scholarship and small grants to artists.
I believe there are seven hard questions every artist must answer if they are really serious about their craft. Are these the only seven? Of course not, but I think it's important that we ask ourselves hard questions. The easy questions have never moved me out of comfort or complacency. You and I grow only when we ask ourselves the hard…Continue
Posted on October 9, 2012 at 4:34pm
I think every parent likes the idea of developing creativity in their children. Who doesn't want creative kids? The problem is many parents don't always how. Creativity and innovation are admirable qualities in kids and adults alike, but if you were raised in a home where creativity wasn't valued, developing creativity in your children or grandchildren can be a challenge. Two weeks ago in the first…Continue
Posted on October 9, 2012 at 4:28pm
I am so pleased to announce a new video poetry ebook called Sound of A Spine: Poetry & Performance of Nick Macedo published by …Continue
Posted on June 28, 2012 at 4:00pm
After two and a half years of working with 21 artists, I'm very happy to announce the official launch of The Grove Center for the Arts & Media's dynamic new video ebook optimized for the iPad, Kindle & Nook. It's called …Continue
Posted on June 21, 2012 at 2:22pm
As a boy, I loved action-figures. GI Joe was my hero and if there was one guy I’d ever want in my foxhole, it was him. I had the GI Joe Navy S.E.A.L. Scuba set. The G.I. Joe Egyptian Explorer Jeep set complete with sarcophagus-mummy-winch holder. The G.I. Joe Jungle…Continue
Posted on January 19, 2012 at 12:00pm