Like other intuitive works, this journal's imagery originated more from my creative subconscious than any intentional concept development. As I have gotten older, I’ve made an effort to be more present and aware of my instincts and intuition. Interestingly, I can now look back at works I created over the past few years, and see... Continue Reading →
As I mentioned in my previous post regarding a series of works created with the unifying theme of Dr. Faustus, The Tempest was my second series of works exhibited during October of 2015 at the Theatre Garage.
I was asked to create artwork for lobby exhibitions with the Classical Actors Ensemble, a Shakespearean theatre company in Minneapolis. During their fall and spring seasons, they alternate between two different plays. In October 2015, they performed Dr. Faustus at the Theatre Garage. These are my five works pertaining to Faustus that accompanied the performance:
Rabbit Hole (Or, We’re All Mad Here) When Alice was a little girl, She would run to the backyard elm, And hiding in its shadow, She would day dream til the dinner bell. There was a little hole at the Base of that old umbrella tree, Where she saw white rabbits sprinting In and out,... Continue Reading →
When my husband and I first moved to Grand Forks, I forced myself out of my comfort zone, and applied to any community art event/exhibition for which my work was suitable. I donated several pieces to charity auctions. I was also elated to take part in Grand Fork's annual The Art of Giving charity art... Continue Reading →
I was invited to take part in a local group art exhibition this February at the beautiful Third Street Gallery here in Grand Forks. The exhibition is titled Selfie, and the artists have been encouraged to play with the theme however they see fit. This is my contribution. I wanted to create a self-portrait that captured... Continue Reading →
Artist Statement: This altered book of classic fairy tales was created during my Art Journal 365 project of 2014. I love using books as visual journals. Since the pages are already filled, I don't feel any intimidation from the seemingly endless series of blank pages. The available text is fun to use as the pages... Continue Reading →