Saturday, March 18, 2017

The Latest Wine Foils

It's been awhile since I've posted about the wine foils I've been working on, but I'm really committed to getting 26 of them together and creating an ABC book. I have no idea how I'll go about trying to publish it, or what the format will be... Should there be a rhyme, maybe even a limerick, associated with each? Is this for grownups or children or both?

For awhile I was particularly drawn to the (fairly rare) green foils, and made a number with a botanical flavor:

Then I worked on trying to make pieces that could represent the more challenging letters at the end of the alphabet -- U for underwear (above), V for valise, X for Xray, and Z for zipper:

Even though the originals are on white paper, I wondered if it would be fun to make the backgrounds different colors:

What do YOU think?

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Show 16 at The Front in Montpelier

The Front invites you to Show 16, opening this coming Friday, March 17, 2017, 5-9 PM. Join us to celebrate our sixteenth show with an evening of art, conversation, light refreshments, drink, and live jazz by Front artist James Secor and friend.

March 17-April 29, 2017

Friday 5-8PM
Sat 11AM - 8PM

I'm showing a piece called Here Comes the Sun, oil on board and plexiglass, recently updated, from a body of work from several years ago.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

The Long Haul: Brown's Burden, in "Under Construction" Show at SPA

The Long Haul: Brown's Burden is shown below in the "Under Construction" show at Studio Place Arts (SPA) in Barre, Vermont, curated by Sue Higby and Mark Waskow.

The exhibit dates are March 14 - April 15, with an opening reception on Saturday, March 18, 4-6PM.