Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Studio Sublet

 I'll be out of the studio from October 10 - November 20. If someone wants to sublet, I'll clean off the walls and surfaces in the front room and also have a table available for your use. $250. Contact me at 802-272-5956.

Chicken SH#! Bingo

On Saturday, Sept 28, from 3-6 PM Studio Place Arts will participate in Chicken SH#! Bingo to benefit SPA programs.  They asked a group of artists to make "Bingo Cards" (49 squares, each 6" on a side) Here's the one I made. People place bets on where the chicken will poop... all for art... Call SPA at 479-7069 for details.

Re-Use Fair in Montpelier

Front of Coming Around Again
 I have several pieces at the outdoor sculpture park for the Re-Use Fair in Montpelier: a piece with disks called Coming Around Again (see above and below) and a mobile made from piano parts that will only be on exhibit on the day of the fair.

Back of Coming Around Again

The ReUse Fair, "A celebration of sustainable communities," organized by Planting Hope, is to be held at Christ Episcopal Church at 64 State Street in Montpelier on Sept. 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For the week before the fair (from now through Saturday)  there is an outdoor sculpture park that features the work of UVM art professor Beth Haggart as well as 10 other local artists.

The ReUse Fair will highlight how reusing items for new and interesting purposes not only keeps them out of the waste stream, but can even help people in other communities. At the event, outside there will be more than 40 artists and crafters that utilize found objects, repurposed and up-cycled items. There will also be games, activities and craft for kids by our partners ReSOURCE and speakers on several subjects relating to steps we can take to making a sustainable community.

During the event Planting Hope plans to collect two tons of used educational materials and household items that will be sent to Nicaragua to help support their programs there.