Posts Tagged “art & the environment”

Honorable Mention for Endurance

Posted on August 28th, 2018 by admin

The last in my “Moonbird” series, “Endurance” received an Honorable Mention at the annual River Club show in Kennebunkport this August. This mixed media scroll continues my visual tribute to the endurance of the longest migrating bird in the world, the small Red Knot. She travels from the tip of South America to the Arctic [...]

TumbleStar Finds a Summer Home on the Cape

Posted on June 24th, 2018 by admin

Out of the Box! Art & Science Walk at Highfiled Hall Highfield Hall & Gardens in Falmouth, Massachusetts is the summer home for my painted steel sculpture, TumbleStar, as part of their outdoor exhibit “Out of the Box! Art & Science Walk.” From June 24- September 3, visitors can explore beautiful ‘lawns, paths and gardens [...]

Icelandic Odyssey: Glaciers, Fulmars, and Whales

Posted on October 2nd, 2017 by admin

Icelandic Odyssey: Glaciers, Fulmars, and Whales Over the summer solstice, I was one of five members of Peregrine Press to travel to Iceland for a two-week long residency in printmaking. We joined Sola, our Icelandic host, and Mary, our fellow printmaker from Ireland, for an intensive teach-in solar printmaking from Elva, and tour the amazing [...]

Tumblestar Lands in Wells

Posted on May 30th, 2017 by admin

Tumblestar Sculpture at the Wells Reserve at Laudholm My first outdoor steel sculpture is on view in POWER OF PLACE: Wells Reserve at Laudholm, curated by June LaCombe. I am honored to join 27 other artists, whose sculptures in granite, steel, marble and bronze appear in the landscape of this historic saltwater farm in Wells, [...]

Installed at Last

Posted on July 9th, 2015 by admin

Photos above from left to right: Starfish; Nelson on the Genie; Three Armatures Installed at Last Four years in the making, my hanging sculpture, All Life Interrelated, is now happily installed in its new home, the foyer of the Chase-Tallwood Math Science and Technology building at the Kingswood Oxford School in West Hartford, CT. It [...]

VSC – A studio visit

Posted on January 17th, 2014 by admin

The visiting sculptor, Leonid Lerman (originally from Odessa, Russia), came to my studio today. It was a meaningful exchange on a soulful as well as a practical level. His appreciation of how my work reflects my environmental concerns was affirming. We discussed many approaches to how the “skin” of my hanging double helix could be [...]

Building Nests at George Marshall Store Gallery

Posted on June 8th, 2013 by admin

Well, I’ve built my nest indoors at the George Marshall Store Gallery for the exhibit, “Rachel Carson: The Enduring Legacy.” It’s all there in black and white: the messages inside the eagles’ eggs (Raku-fired with the help of my friend Sharon Townshend) are displayed in contrasting type on the pedestal. Facts about why DDT was [...]

The Art of Sustainability

Posted on June 4th, 2012 by admin

Chatham University profiled Kate in their Women’s Leadership Spotlight series: Kate Cheney Chappell ’67 explores the connections between art and the environment. The article had originally appeared in the spring/summer 2011 edition of the Chatham Recorder, and can now be read in it’s entirety on the Chatham University website: The image above is a [...]

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