Labyrinths are ancient patterns that are found throughout the world. They are sometimes described as symbolic pilgrimages, or walking meditations. Try searching: labyrinths near me, and see what comes up. Chances are there is a walkable garden labyrinth not too far away. These are some of the many labyrinths that I’ve created over the years, ranging… Read more »
Come out of hibernation! Join us on Saturday evening, February 7, from 6-8, for the opening reception of the “New Hope-New York Juror’s Choice Exhibition.” For the month of February, New Hope Arts is showcasing the work of the ten artists who were selected by Ellen Bradshaw of Pleiades Gallery NY, during the Members’ Show of… Read more »
Silverpoint Drawing on prepared paper 3.5″ x 5.5″ I love coming across these natural works of art while walking through the woods. The more twisted, viney, or misshapen, the better a subject! While drawing, it helps to imagine being the vine or branch, winding ’round and ’round a core. Here’s another: Silverpoint Drawing on prepared… Read more »
Sculpture New Hope 2014! See the newest creations from 50 original artists who are working in Bronze, Wood, Ceramic, Found Object, Steel, Glass, Bamboo, and…well, let’s find out what else on Saturday, April 12 from 6-8 p.m. at New Hope Arts Center, 2 Stockton Avenue! I have two Bamboo Mosaics in this show, here’s a… Read more »
SURFACE, the current exhibition in The Duke Gallery at the Community Arts Center in Wallingford, PA includes the work of 72 artists, creating in all media. Lorraine Riesenbach, founder and retired Director of Artists’ House Gallery in Philadelphia, was the juror for this show. I’m happy to report that both of my natural mosaics, “Ascent”… Read more »
Just made it in time to capture the sunset from a vantage point on the beach in Truro on Cape Cod. A nice way to end the day – and to finish up a vacation.
That was fast! But, there’s still one more weekend to see the fascinating work of these 40 artists, most of whom will be there on Saturday night for the closing reception. Hoping to see you there!
New shows! New Work! New Website! I’ve been Spring cleaning and giving myself a fresh start after months of preparing new work for back-to-back shows in the past six months. Meanwhile, out with old notes, and files, and stuff and in with who knows what? We’ll see what emerges! Quick Recap: April brought the opening of… Read more »
Gathering a natural palette is my first step in creating any artwork, whether for a painting, or in preparation for a “natural” mosaic. I have in mind to include these and other found objects into future bamboo mosaics. Certain things attract my attention: the spiraling vines of varying thicknesses and textures, the neat thistle patterns,… Read more »