Combustus: "Where other conversations about art leave off, ours just begins."


Just over eight years ago I launched Combustus on-line arts and literary magazine. My dream: to create a unique vehicle for artists and visionaries from all genres and all over the globe to inspire and learn from one another.

Deanna Phoenix Selene

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Why Beauty Matters: Philosopher Roger Scruton & Theologian, Painter, Michael Pearce On Why We Need to Reclaim Art for the Soul


Keemo, Outsider Artist, Grand Rapids, Michigan

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For Beauty’s Sake: Interview with Stanka Kordic

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Sam Roxas-Chua, Eugene, Oregon: “Poetry is a Raft”


Is Writing Poetry Akin to Taking a Shamanic Journey? Interview with Ruth L. Schwartz, Ph.D.


Why Create Art? Or, Wrestling the Muse

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Sister Helen Prejean: “What I Saw Set My Soul On Fire”

Ryan Shultz

Ryan Shultz, a Painter’s Painter

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Something Lost, Something New: Interview with Painter Maya Kulenovic

"Combustus feels like an expression of my soul, it hearkens to a greater need within me.."
~ April


"From the captivating interviews to the stunning art forms, I find myself feeling very invigorated every time I visit the site. Thanks so much for the quality of work you share on here."

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