Monday, February 17, 2014

Updates

 
Having the never ending flu has me a bit behind on what has been happening.
These photos are from the Women's Circle art class I taught in January at
the Bottlebrush Gallery. We made Valentine's Day cards.
I'm on the far right bent over a sewing machine, I was giving a student a lesson on
how to use the machine.

 
It was a really fun night.
 
( I forgot my camera, these photos are from the Bottlebrush Gallery FB page, thanks MJ!)
 
 
On February 7th, I was at the opening of The Power of Image photography show at The Art Center in Butler, PA. I entered these three photos. I once again forgot to take my camera to the show, so no pictures. In my defense, I was sick that night and was there for only a very short time. And no, I didn't win or place in the show. Which was okay. I was so happy to see that there were well over 30 entries in the show. The Art Center is experiencing a resurgence in interest,  which is nice for the community.

I also had a piece of mail art at the Eyedrum Art and Music Gallery in Atlanta, GA.


( Photo by Viktoria Robinson, it was posted on the shows curator's FB page)
 
The show was curated by Zalop: Illusory Correspondence Art. Do find them on Face Book!
This postcard of rodeo steers is my mail art piece for the show.
 
 
 

I have also been hanging out at Camp Lutherlyn. Starting next month I will be trained to work in their Environmental Education Program. Then, in April and May, I will be teaching environmental lessons to children who visit the camp for school field trips. I think this experience will energize my art.

And lastly, I have been dragging my feet on this piece for the Hoyt Regional Art Show. I'm locking myself in the studio this week and finishing it...and I mean it!



As you can see, I have a long way to go on this project...
(Deadline March 8th!)
 
Okay, off to find a cough drop ( can't shake this flu, it's in my chest--hanging on).
 
More snow tonight, yesterday we got 2 more inches. If you don't live in an area where it snows, you might not know that there is a salt shortage. Communities are scrambling to find salt for the roads. In Pittsburgh the rivers are frozen, so no barges delivering salt.Tonight's storm will be a challenge for some parts of the country, staying home might be the best thing to do.
 
 
Keep warm, stay safe and stop back soon!

2 comments:

  1. So glad to get a glimpse of all that you've been doing these days! For a sickie, you sure have been busy! Feel better! Best of luck with your Hoyt piece! Still hoping to see you when the weather breaks....

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  2. You photos are looking marvelous.....great eye. Glad you are finally on the mend, sorry you are getting buried in another storm. xox

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