Friday, May 29, 2009

artomatic -- tonight is opening night!

Here is a shot of my finished "installation":

I hope you can come by and see it. I will be there tonight and on Meet the Artist night on June 13, as well as various other times.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

artomatic artist catalog

Artomatic has put its 2009 artist catalog online. You can view it here (starting with my 6th floor "neighborhood"):

Opening night is Friday, May 29th -- hope to see you there!

Friday, May 22, 2009

Monday, May 18, 2009

Artomatic 2009

So I have been thinking about it and pondering it and finally decided to go for it -- I am going to have a space at Artomatic 2009. My little AOM profile is here.

I have been working with plain, unstretched canvas sheets for about the past year, so I decided at will exclusively show some of them at AOM. So, how to hang unstretched, unmounted, unframed canvas? Clothespins! (Well, sort of - but you'll have to come visit to see exactly how it is done.)

In keeping with the clothespin idea, I need to use clothesline. And if I am using clothesline, then I need to have poles. So, with that in mind, the following idea was born...

I looked at the bare wood:

Gave it a base coat:

Enlisted some child labor:

And added some details:

It is now ready for hanging, which I will do this weekend.