Are the fences more than grids, keep out, keep in?
Fences as camouflage
Don’t have to have a meaning
How many ways to explore the grid inside outside back front buildings… can go on and on creating more work
Breaking out of the grid
Painted and printed fabric
What other materials can you use?
Painting to technique - art
Technique to art – craft
Role of color
Random choice of color
Sometimes monthly piece inspires work or sometimes inspired by what I’ve done
Seven years of weekly work and three years of monthly work
Bigger size on board 30 x 40
Work on Mylar different layers of grids on top of each other
Vermont Studio Center next May
Work in ways that are not possible at studio
Don’t do what you know how to do
Bring some things you need and some things for no reason
Think of studio as installation
Use the time over and above the time, caffeine sleep in June; push the time to the max
Use as a turnaround time not just time to accomplish, no plan but further than that goal – are goals are what we believe we can see but often we can go beyond what we think we can do
Sleep with construction fences
Wear construction fences
Date your construction fence use it as more than a material, have a relationship with it
Make bigger that you think you can
Keep combining materials
Window size paintings vs easel paintings
"Don't be afraid to be afraid."
"See what the work is, not what it was intended to be."
I may hire him to come to my studio, sometime in the near future, so he can see more of my work, and we can have a longer, more in depth conversation.
Yesterday's critique was different than the Portfolio Reviews I have participated in over the past couple of years, because those were more about networking with galleries, museums and consultants. Here are my thoughts about each one of them, here, here and here.