It has been a rough year and I have not been motivated to create much art. For 6 months I have been carving this piece of foundry and finally Tribal is finished.
PS#15: Best Love. An old card plus a tintype photo. Last one for awhile. Need to get them professionally shot.
PS#14: Evacuation of the Children. during the war, many children were separated from their parents; some never saw them again. Just read the Orphan Train which speaks of this as well.
Here's PS #13- I'm Waiting which I finished but forgot to post. At the bottom are her folded arms (not visible with this poor image). She represents a war widow. Must take these to my photographer soon!
PS series#12- Prisoner of War. With the feel of WW II due to the chosen papers, this still deals with communication from there to home during the war. Letters and cards got lost for months; delivered eventually sometimes.
Postcard Series #11 The Trail. Here, I experimented with creating some topography with a palette knife and some heavy medium. Then I painted over it. Once I collaged the maps and tissues, I worked with them so that the raised background would show.
Postcard Series: I have started a new series, called Postcard Series. So far I have done 13 of these; the majority are done on wood panels with no frames. The sides are also part of the collage and I am trying to make new ones each day. Some are already
New Series: Constructing/Destructing- I have been motivated by the City of Night theme of reclaimed city to begin a new series. Using old wood molding, doors and framing, plus string and foundry pieces, I have constructed my "city." Once again, the photo
Show opens on Wednesday, April 29. Reception is Friday, May 2 from 6-9pm at TGW@497 (497 Franklin St, Buffalo, NY) Hope to see you there!
Ready to hang the show at TGW@497 Gallery. The work is finished. The last 4 pieces have been photographed and are at the gallery. Everything is at the gallery and the hanging will occur on Monday at noon. Very excited to see it all together.