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 →
Through the month of October 2015, my work pertaining to the themes of Dr. Faustus and The Tempest were on display at the Theatre Garage in Minneapolis. This lobby exhibition was created in conjunction with the aforementioned shows performed by Classical Actors Ensemble, and closed on Halloween. Coming up this October 2016, I will be... 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:
Moonlight Sonata She listens beside the ocean for love songs of dead sailors, Spanish pirates, and Viking warriors. The soft moan of the sky cries across the stars. The moon shapeshifts to the faces of those she lost But she hungers for her prince. The castle just seems too big and her nights are no... Continue Reading →
As I mentioned in my previous post, I am starting to have more opportunities to show my work in Grand Forks, including the recent Selfie group exhibition at the Third Street Gallery. This month, I am the featured artist at the Living Sage Home Boutique. I met the owner, last summer when I was placed... 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 →
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 →