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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Cherylene Dyer: Body and Soul

Funderburgh and McCurdy

In Natural Time: Interview with American Ceramicists, Jennifer McCurdy and Eva Funderburgh

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Censorship and the Sins of Omission: The Plight of the Independent Presses


The “Slippery” Photographs of Robert Siegelman

Paulann Petersen

Paulann Petersen, Oregon’s Poet Laureate


For the Love of Music and Beauty: Interview with Singer, Songwriter, Halie Loren

Caitlin Karolczak

The Intersection of Beauty and Distress: the Paintings of Caitlin Karolczak

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“I Have Dreams Where I Can Breathe Under Water” ~ Interview with Figurative Painter, Teresa Elliott

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“I Look for the Cracks,” Faiza Maghni

"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."

Thank you very much Deanna! The quality of your Magazine is amazing and I'm delighted to collaborate with you. I love your work. Best regards!!
~Miguel Angel

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