Entries for February 2013

07 feb 2013Heights Arts + Heights Youth Club PUBLIC ART PROJECT

The new year is off to a great start.  As part of my job at Heights Arts, I am working on a public art project at Heights Youth Club (affiliate of Cleveland Boys and Girls Club).  I wrote a grant to the Ohio Arts Council last year (scored second highest in the state!) to help fund an artist residency at the club.  Artist in resident Augusto Bordelois is working with club members to design and fabricate a 90 sq. ft. mosaic mural that will be installed on the exterior of the club's building.  We are working hard and having a lot of fun.  

Laying down glass for rays of the sun.Laying down glass for rays of the sun.Augusto Bordelois (wearing a mask because of a cold) working with the students.Augusto Bordelois (wearing a mask because of a cold) working with the students.The mosaic's designated site (triangle).The mosaic's designated site (triangle).

07 feb 2013MOVING PICTURES @ William Busta Gallery

I have a show opening on Friday, February 15th at Cleveland's William Busta Gallery. On view will be several new paintings and field work from a recent solo cross country road trip (photographs, drawings and video).  I'm in high gear and not sure if I remember or want to remember how to shift.

Show runs February 15 - March 16, 2013.

A few new paintings:

Landscape with a Calm, oil and acrylic on linen, 72" x 60" orientation variable, 2013Landscape with a Calm, oil and acrylic on linen, 72" x 60" orientation variable, 2013Detail, Landscape with a CalmDetail, Landscape with a CalmLandscape with a Storm, oil and acrylic on linen, 72" x 60" orientation variable, 2013 with me jumping rope.Landscape with a Storm, oil and acrylic on linen, 72" x 60" orientation variable, 2013 with me jumping rope.Still from Time Passing in the Mojave Desert, 24"h x 32"w, archival pigments on rag paper, 2012Still from Time Passing in the Mojave Desert, 24"h x 32"w, archival pigments on rag paper, 2012
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