Posts Tagged “new work”

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 [...]

VSC – Plankton

Posted on January 22nd, 2014 by admin

My day started early with a sitting meditation in the meditation house next door, with prayer flags flying out front in the drifting snow. It was -10 below then, and it’s been bitter all day. In my studio, plankton are swimming into my artwork. Their name means “drifter” or “wanderer” in Greek. Phytoplankton live in [...]

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 [...]

VSC – Open Studio

Posted on January 17th, 2014 by admin

With only three days under my belt here, I decided to participate in Open Studio. It meant I had to get into high gear, hang my armature from the water pipe, tie on the l.e.d strands following the curve of the double helix and then affix the paper with magnets to the steel. I also [...]

Vermont Studio Center – Day 1

Posted on January 14th, 2014 by admin

Settling in Yesterday, I took the northern route from Maine over the White Mountains to Johnson, VT. At Crawford Notch the mountains rose on either side, and it seemed like I passed over a threshold through a door to a different country, the country of “make and believe”. I am here for a 3 week [...]

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