Sunday, August 29, 2010

08/09/2010


08/28/2010

All the Trappings (I am a pretty thing)
08/25/2010

I am in this months install of Be Your Own Placebo curated by Jamie Lee Mohr.

This months Artists:
Doug Anson,
Chiara Giovando
Peter Glantz
Emily Shinada
Kianja Strobert
Sasha Wiseman
Angela Zammarelli

Be Your Own Placebo
28 Holden Street
North Adams MA
Gallery Hours: Wednesdays-Fridays 12-6pm, Saturdays 10am-6pm, Sundays 10am-2pm

Monday, August 16, 2010


Fat Worm of Error Presents Music for 17 Arthur Ganson Machines
(I have a drawing of the Machine with Fabric on the inside j card along with 16 other artists/friends!) Fat Worm is on tour, maybe they are near you right now.

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Herb Mixing 08.11.2010

Teeth Flossing 08.12.2010

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Foo Fest 2010 08.14.2010
As220 Providence, RI

Untitled (We Could Live Here)
2010
mixed herbs, mixed floral textiles, cardboard, wood, bedding, bean bag chair

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For a festive festival I thought I would make a festive chair.

When you sit in the chair the bundle hanging overhead is stuffed with lavender, cloves, mint, raspberry leaves, and rose petals. I was hoping to make a soft soothing tactile and olfactory experience juxtaposed with a more active visual experience.

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A trap? Come and sit and talk to me.
I don't really know how to start a conversation smoothly.

Yes, I try to work hard for us, I am so glad you noticed. You can stay as long as you like but remember you need to share.

When you leave you leave a little bits of yourself on the chair, thank you.

Thursday, August 05, 2010



stacked

wishful thinking

07.30.2010


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A couple of weekends ago I went to see Petah Coyne's Everything That Rises Must Converge currently on view at Mass MoCA in North Adams, MA. This is the first time that I have seen a large body of her work in person, and I couldn't believe at how much I was pulled in by the textures and forms of the sculptures. I have only up until recently seen documentation of her work in books and on the internet and was always interested in the way she blends nature, the domestic, art history/history, and the personal. Seeing Coyne's work in person really brought out the the painstaking amount labor and attention to detail in the sculptures that for me pushed the themes she works with further.

wood, hay, soil, tar, black sand, white powder, silk flowers, wax, pins, velvet, taxidermy, ribbons, hair, wire, feathers

I swooned.

The work will be on view through February 2011.

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Next Saturday, August 14th, I am participating in AS220's FOO Fest 2010 in Providence, RI. I am so happy to get to participate with an installation. AS220 will be presenting for the first time its' Free Culture Award. This years recipients are Shepard Fairey & Brandon Edenswill. ESG is playing and I am very excited!

AS220 is a non-profit community arts space located in downtown Providence. They are celebrating their 25th anniversary this year. Their mission is "to provide an unjuried and uncensored forum for the arts. If you live in the state of Rhode Island, you will get an opportunity to exhibit or perform at AS220."