of lajes goodness: part III

On Sunday, March 30, my husband and I arrived at the Lajes Field airport just as they opened.  We are both neurotically punctual and wanted to give ourselves plenty of time to get checked in–especially when traveling with three pets.  After we checked in, we returned to what had been out beautiful home for the…

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of lajes goodness- part II

My husband and I arrived on the island of Terceira on the evening of March 31, 2011.  Outside, it was already dark and the wind was fierce (we later heard it had blown over a shipment delivery truck in the Base Exchange parking lot).  We had been delayed leaving London, and thus, barely caught our Lisbon…

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art workshop: seven social sins

I intended to write about this almost a year ago now.  The museum’s community art education department also hosted their usual youth art workshops thematically related to their current exhibitions.  At that time, it was my Seven Social Sins exhibition, on display at the Angra Museum from February 23-June 9 of 2013.  However, life happened, and while I…

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press: anything can be art–

In the Hands of Carly Swenson, Anything Can Be Art Published in DI Domingo 03 March 2013 Reporter: Carina Barcelos Photography: António Araújo Four years ago, the North American, Carly Swenson, surrendered to art with her body and soul. Her paintings combine traditional art materials and common imagery in a unique way, providing viewers with an interesting…

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ancient gods and contemporary circumstances

The weather had been less than desirable for days (well, weeks–to be honest).  Strong winds and intermittent rains brought me to the conclusion that, while the weather the night of my opening was likely to be less than ideal, I assumed it wouldn’t actually impact the (indoor) event itself.  We had finished installing the exhibition earlier that…

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press: sins in print

My recent Seven Social Sins exhibition at the Angra Museum has produced some fun publicity for my work, including a couple of articles and press in the museum’s weekly and monthly newsletters.  For me, it is exciting (and perhaps a little vain?) to have this opportunity to see my imagery well-publicized.  However, either way–I am…

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