Author Archives: Mura

About Mura

Mura Muravyets is the screen-name of Jen Fries, surrealist artist, book artist, hope-to-be writer.


  Courtesy of, How to be an Artist, According to Paul Klee, Sarah Gottesman, Dec. 21, 2016. The Pedagogical Sketchbook is available in paperback for under $10.00 via Amazon partner sellers as well as other book retailers.  

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One of the World’s Largest Dada Collections Can Now Be Viewed Online, Smithsonian Magazine, 1/3/17

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2017 – First Thoughts

Okay, so, yeah, it’s been a hell of a year or so. I’ve been doing a lot, all of it in the weeds. A lot of looking inwards and outwards. Outwards:   At the same time, inwards:   But I’m … Continue reading

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Thought for the First Day of March


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Happy New Year – Again!

It’s a rare gift when the universe gives you a legit do-over. I have been so low. Grieving. Broke. Overeating due to stress and sorrow while I hobble through historic winter storms on a busted knee. My life wrecked and … Continue reading

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