Photographing the photographers: Tad and Louis

January 13th, 2009

Life is all memory, except for the one present moment, which goes by you so quick you hardly catch it going. Tennesee Williams Tad Merrick during the photographic process Which is why documenting the event is ever so important for an artist. As artists, our heart, soul and energy are poured into the creative process. […]

The Constancy of Change

December 29th, 2008
The Constancy of Change

Some of the family visits the show at Gallery•in•the•Field It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.        -Charles Darwin. The planet spins, wheels turn on the highway and the calendar page flutters, hovering on the brink a new year. Change is constant, […]

Finally

December 12th, 2008
Finally

"Moonrise I" clay drawing Work while you have the light. You are responsible for the talent that has been entrusted to you.-Henri Frederic Amiel The light is literal, and metaphorical. We can wait for moments or eons. It has been quite an intense journey/labor of love getting the work to this point, but for some […]

Finally

December 12th, 2008

"Moonrise I" clay drawing Work while you have the light. You are responsible for the talent that has been entrusted to you.-Henri Frederic Amiel The light is literal, and metaphorical. We can wait for moments or eons. It has been quite an intense journey/labor of love getting the work to this point, but for some […]

Home Stretch to the opening

November 23rd, 2008

Loading two pieces into the kiln. Loving this new work. It has been a grueling grind preparing for this show. Teaching way too much, sleeping not enough. My hands are sandpaper from clay and paint, but it is energizing to watch the pieces grow, take them out of the kiln and bring them to life […]

BigTown Gallery- Rosamond Purcell

October 21st, 2008
BigTown Gallery- Rosamond Purcell

Anni MacKay, BigTown Gallery “I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.” Maya Angelou Perhaps that's why entering the warm and intimate space of the BigTown Gallery in Rochester, Vermont felt so much like coming home. There was art everywhere that touched some sort of primordial connection within […]

Cosmology: Thunderbolt of the Gods.

October 6th, 2008
Cosmology: Thunderbolt of the Gods.

Recycled mud  Trying to find a good quotation on "work"… none seem relevant to the gooey grunt work process of recycling clay… Turning mud into art is a lengthy and laborious process. Watched Thunderbolt of the Gods tonight while wedging clay and adding coils to the new sculpture. I need to watch it again and […]

Cosmology: Thunderbolt of the Gods.

October 6th, 2008

Recycled mud  Trying to find a good quotation on "work"… none seem relevant to the gooey grunt work process of recycling clay… Turning mud into art is a lengthy and laborious process. Watched Thunderbolt of the Gods tonight while wedging clay and adding coils to the new sculpture. I need to watch it again and […]

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN ARTISTS

October 4th, 2008
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN ARTISTS

Nawa Coming together is a beginning.Keeping together is progress.Working together is success. - Henry Ford Just found out that I was juried into the National Association of Women Artists. I'm not sure what that means but the induction ceremony is in November at the Metropolitan Museum in NYC. That sounds exciting. Good reason for a field […]

Diva of the eclipse

October 3rd, 2008
Diva of the eclipse

Diva of the eclipse #2 Very exciting. She's 33" long. A technical challenge. Not yet fired. I've sawed her head and arms off and repositioned them. Doing pilates this afternoon I thought of her. Core strength Read and post comments | Send to a friend