After quite a few crazy months, I am trying to get back on track with new glass, photos and Photoshop manipulated images. Check out the new Portfolio pages that show more of my photos than most have seen. I have included a second page of Mirrored images that are pretty fun. Hopefully, there will be more in the very near future!
December 11, 2016 | Categories: abstract, art, Fabric, fused glass, glass, light, macro photography, photography | Tags: abstract, close-up, design, fused, images, macro, Macro photography, melted, metal, mirror image, photography, print, surreal | Leave a comment
The largest Green Bay Area art fair, Artstreet, was last weekend was this past weekend and I am finally recovered. It has been a two and a half day event for a few years and this year a couple of extra hours were added to Saturday. That made for a very long day, and made Sunday seem longer even though it was an hour shorter. The weather cooperated, for the most part, and it was reasonably pleasant for both visitors and artists. I met a lot of interesting folks, heard many great comments on my work, and even had some nice sales! Of course there were many friends who stopped by to say ‘hi’ and that always makes it fun. A big Thanks to all who came out over the weekend!
For those who missed it, or just didn’t buy anything there, you can find more of my work at The Flying Pig Gallery in Algoma, WI. Just took new pieces over, so there is a good assortment to choose from.
September 1, 2015 | Categories: abstract, art, Fabric, fused glass, macro photography, mixed media, Scarf | Tags: abstract, aluminum, circles, close-up, cloth, Fabric, fused, glass, kiln-worked, macro, Macro photog, Macro photography, metal, mirror image, surreal | Leave a comment
Not much new has been going on, until now….
I applied to ArtiGras, the winter Green Bay art fair, and already knew my photos would be in based on being in ArtStreet and winning an award, but I also juried for the Glass category. The glass was accepted, so I will be bringing both photos and glass to the event! This will be the first fair where I have shown both the original artwork (glass) and the photos derived from it. Should be interesting. Will be posting updates closer to the dates of March 7-8.
Other big news is that Fine Art America is offering images on throw pillows. I have been wanting to put some of these photos on fabric, and this is a great opportunity to see how they look. The pillows come in many sizes, and both square and rectangular, so hopefully they will work for different settings. I have ordered a couple to see how they look. If you want to see them yourself, check out Kimberly-Lyon.artistwebsites.com
December 11, 2014 | Categories: abstract, art, fused glass, glass, light, macro photography, mixed media, photography | Tags: abstract, close-up, fused, glass, images, kiln-worked, macro, Macro photog, macro photographs, melted, metal, mixed media, photography, print, prints, surreal | Leave a comment
Yes, I am still around. The last few weeks/months have been a bit crazy, and not so much fun, and it’s been hard to sit down and write. Things are starting to come around, so here I go again.
First, the photos are getting some great response – yay! Any of you out there who have tried something new know how it is to wait and see what people think. Now, I have been doing this for a couple of years, and there have been lots of great comments and purchases, but I still keep thinking it is just a fluke. I think I have to get over that. A few weeks ago I decided to see if I could get into our closest big art fair, Artstreet, in Green Bay. The organizers did have some cancellations, so two weeks before I was told I was in. Quick jump into art fair preparations (I haven’t done a large outdoor art fair for years!). And, this was knowing that I had a gallery show coming up in September, what was I thinking?! Anyway, I’m glad I did it. Great response to the work and even an Award of Excellence!
This week I delivered work to the Meadows Art Gallery in Sister Bay, WI, for the show there with Pam Clausen. Between the two of us we have about 80 pieces in the show. Pam is a very classic oil painter who does amazing work, so I am very pleased to be in a show with her. Our work is about as different as you can get, so it will be interesting to see how it all works together. Will post some pictures tomorrow. This gallery is in a very interesting setting, the hallways of the apartments in a retirement village. The organizers, in particular Tom Seagard, have transformed the formerly somewhat institutional looking space into a gallery where any artist would be happy to hang or show their work. And it is a win-win situation. The residents get new views every month, the shows bring in visitors and the artists have a great venue that is receiving lots of attention. This needs to be looked into at more similar locations.
One more event that is coming up is the second Tour D’Art with Tom Krueger. Tom and I have been doing the local Art Studio Tour together for a few years, and this year are doing our own since the Tour is not happening. So, October 3 and 4 Tom is moving into the greenhouse and I am opening my studio for the public to visit. Time is 10 am – 5 pm both days. I will be adding the address and some directions soon. Just need to get the Meadows show underway.
September 6, 2014 | Categories: abstract, art, fused glass, glass, light, macro photography, photography | Tags: abstract, aluminum, birds, circles, close-up, fused, images, kiln-worked, Macro photog, Macro photography, melted, metal, paper circles, photography, print, surreal | Leave a comment
It’s been a hectic couple of weeks and I haven’t had a chance to post photos of the week. Hoping this will be a jump start back into it. Just had a few new images printed and am pretty excited. I want to change my wall at Greco Gallery in Sturgeon Bay, WI, and have always thought it would be interesting to have a number of pictures from one “World” for the bulk of the display. The image shown in this post is “Chaos 1”, which is my new favorite – favorites are constantly changing. There is so much going on in it that it takes a while to sort through it all. I had it on display at The Flying Pig Gallery and Greenspace in Algoma, WI, during their “Birthday Party” this last Saturday and has lots of great comments. This photo has some reflections, I will post a better image soon, plus some of the other images from the same piece. For now, it’s back to the barn to stack more hay for the winter!