for friends in Billings.Read more "Book Class"
I had so much fun playing the Exquisite Corpse drawing game with the students at the Billings Career Center and Billings Senior High today. Thanks for being such great sports, guys!Read more "Exquisite Corpse"
Check out these awesome octopus inspired light fixtures! Thanks for the photos, CBK. 🙂Read more "Tentacle Chandeliers"
I saw some paintings by Ric Gendron at one of the urban schools I visited today, and thought he deserved a post of his own. The colors and strokes of these paintings drew me in, but the narrative and symbols kept me hooked. Check out the gallery at the link above, and an interview (about […]Read more "Ric Gendron"
The Degenerate Art Ensemble exhibition at the Frye Art Museum included photographs, fiber sculpture and videos of performance often containing warrior princess characters. I was especially taken by the dancer Haruko Nishimura wearing prothesis of carved deer forelegs, and the halted and awkward movements she made seemed to emulate a newborn fawn. I sat and […]Read more "Degenerate Art Ensemble"
Grace and Mitch and Cowboy Keith and I made a formidable team after an impromptu meeting in front of a case of glass art. We walked to the Seattle Art Museum for the Scholastic Art Awards ‘Art Write Now’ exhibition and reception, and happened upon Nick Cave’s Soundsuits. They are incredible, odd and fascinating objects, […]Read more "Meet Me at the Center of the Earth"
There is a lot of amazing art in this town. I’m posting things I took renegade photos of around town here, and the two amazing museum exhibitions I saw deserve posts of their own.Read more "Art in Seattle"
The Wilsonville High students had a great display of artwork they submitted to the Scholastic Art Awards in their art department. And they recommended Queries in Glass by Mark Zirpel at Bullseye Gallery, which was an intriguing and eerie exhibition of glass, orbs, implied relationships and kinetic genius. Tract suggested a glass digestive system ending […]Read more "Art in Pdx"
When I arrived in Jackson, the second thing I did (after a photo by the antler arch) was hustle to my favorite gallery in J Hole- the Tayloe Piggott Gallery. Last time I was surprised and delighted to see new work by an early influence of mine, the Starn Twins. This time I was thrilled […]Read more "Art in Jackson"