Tuesday, October 7, 2014

New Home

Seasonal Fences - Summer #2 and Seasonal Fences - Autumn #2 have a new home in a high end residential tower in the Boston area. Both of these pieces were at a Boston art consultant, and they arranged the sale. I am very thankful for their role in this transaction.

The Seasonal Fences series are abstractions of different colors of fences in contrast to the landscape during different seasons. They are mixed media on 22" x 10" x 1"  board, created in 2011. 

I've had good success with this series, which I was doubtful about when I created it. 

Seasonal Fences - Spring #3, is also being sold as a print, Seasonal Fence Print, at Crate & Barrel.

And, Seasonal Fences -Winter #1, Spring #1, Summer #1 and Autumn #1 were purchased by Meditech (Medical Information Technology) in Framingham, MA in March 2012. 

It just goes to show that just because an artist may doubt their own work, others may like it.

Monday, September 29, 2014

12 x 12 x 12 September 2014

The September 12 x 12 x 12 is a combination of drop cloth fabric and pieces of acrylic "skins" of photographs of details of the colorful monoprints I created this past summer. The "skins" are layered on top of the small bubble-like circles, and at the top and the bottom edges, which are also highlighted with orange paint so we don't forget the construction fence inspiration.

I've been having fun this year working with a combination of "skins" and fabric, not only in this 12 x 12 x 12 series, but in other series too.

The 12 x 12 x 12 monthly series is my monthly time to play with materials or an idea. This is my eighth year working on this series. Each piece is mixed media on 12" x 12" x 1" board. You can read past posts here on my blog, or see all of the completed work on my website.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Open Studios!

Please join me, and all the artists, at Open Studios at Artspace in Maynard, MA, this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, September 27 & 28 from noon - 5pm.

Come see new work created this year.

Mixed media on boards, and also stiffened fabric.

And 2015 calendars and greeting cards, with images of my work.

Friday, September 12, 2014

On Exhibit: Larger than the Sum of its Parts

I have work on exhibit, along with the members of my art coaching group, in Larger than the Sum of its Parts, at the Wedeman Gallery, at Lasell College in Newton, MA through October 4, 2014.

Please join us at the reception on Sunday, September 21, from 5-7pm.

Below are the two pieces in my Fractured Fence Repaired series, that are hanging in the gallery.

 Fractured Fence Repaired #6
mixed media on stiffened fabric
43" x 38"
Fractured Fence Repaired #8
mixed media on stiffened fabric
46" x 41.5"

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

On Exhibit: Celebrating Color

I have work on at exhibit in Celebrating Color, at the Gravers Lane Gallery in Philadelphia, PA from September 10 - October 15, 2014.

Technicolor Fence Patterns #5 is mixed media on stiffened fabric. It measures 34.5" x 49", and is one of five pieces in this colorful new series, that I created over the summer.

Sunday, September 7, 2014

New Home for Prints

It's not often I get to see my work hanging in someone's home, but I was lucky enough to receive these two photos. 

Above is a print on canvas of my painting, Ground Through the Fences #1, which was purchased thanks to Saatchi Art, an online art gallery.

The original painting is mixed media on 18" x 18" x 1.5" cradled board. Prints at Saatchi measure 14" or 16" square, depending on whether it's on paper or canvas.

And here is the print of Seasonal Fences - Spring #3, which was purchased at Crate & Barrel. The original painting is mixed media on 22" x 10" x 1" cradled board. The signed giclee print at Crate & Barrel measures 60" x 30" framed.

The owner of this home contacted me about work that would compliment the print at Crate & Barrel. I gave her the link to prints of my work on Saatchi, which worked out well for both of us.

Monday, September 1, 2014

New Home!

Orange Construction Fence Series #58

Orange Construction Fence Series #58 (above), an art quilt I made in 2008, has a new home with a private collector. This piece was the companion to Orange Construction Fence Series #57 (below), which sold in 2012 to the Picasso Loft in Philadelphia. PA. 

 Orange Construction Fence Series #57

If #57 had been available, the collector would have also purchased #57 yesterday because he wanted to hang both together. While I'm sorry that didn't work out, I'm glad they both have good homes, even if separate.

While I did stop making art quilts at the end of 2009, I have an archive of art quilts, many of which are still available for purchase or exhibit.

Now I create mixed media art on fabric that I stiffen and/or fabric that is mounted on boards.