Karen Argus
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I'm in an area where there are few to no collage artists and have been asked by our gallery to have a collage night/day. Does anyone have any suggestions about what to do? It's all new to me. I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Karen Argus May 28, 2016.

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Karen Argus replied to Karen Argus's discussion Collage Events
"Thanks for your quick response. Do you work on challenges (theme) or times (5 min, 40 min)? I was thinking for this first meet I might need to show some examples too, as most will be completely new to collage. "
May 28, 2016
Cecil Touchon replied to Karen Argus's discussion Collage Events
"We consistently hold collage parties at the Collage Museum Archives in Santa Fe. We are having one tonight! The main things you need are some paper, glue (we use mat medium) or glue sticks and things to glue things to like postcards or smallish…"
May 28, 2016
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Collage Events

I'm in an area where there are few to no collage artists and have been asked by our gallery to have a collage night/day. Does anyone have any suggestions about what to do? It's all new to me. I collage, but am self-taught. I really want this to be a fun night and to create a group of people who are interested in continuing to collage on a monthly basis. Any help would be appreciated.See More
May 27, 2016
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"Thanks for your thoughts. The choice of material was important to me. I see it as a blending of influences: ideas non-influence and influence. I see the childhood works as a way of adding in the things I do without considering the…"
Feb 5, 2016
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"It's odd:  some time when I look at an image lines will pop into my head.  In this case it was Joan Armatrading singing "What do the boys dream?  What do the boys all dream of?" I love the fact that you are using the…"
Feb 5, 2016
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"Thank-you. They are a narrative. So work with all my other pieces to create a story. The series is still in progress. Exhibition booked for November, 2017."
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"1 of 4 canvases. Made with newspaper and torn children's discarded paintings. Collage on painted canvas. A part of an exhibition about narrative of self."
Feb 5, 2016
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"Close up. Made with newspaper and torn children's discarded paintings. Collage on painted canvas. A part of an exhibition about narrative of self."
Feb 5, 2016
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"Collage in progress. Made with newspaper and torn children's discarded paintings. Collage on painted canvas. A part of an exhibition about narrative of self."
Feb 5, 2016
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"these are good ;-) "
Feb 5, 2016
Karen Argus left a comment for Stephen Mead
"They are 2 triptychs. The first triptych The Second Triptych Together they will form a story."
Nov 3, 2015
Stephen Mead left a comment for Karen Argus
"I was wondering if your current postings were details of one piece given the repeating shadowy red with circles, and am so glad you posted a link to your site so I could learn a bit about the series."
Nov 2, 2015
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Nov 2, 2015
Karen Argus replied to Paola Borghignoli's discussion make collages
"I make collages as part of my research at University. I find the materials often add as much to a work as the final image does. I'm a little careful in choosing my materials for this reason. I'm very aware of what they are…"
Oct 31, 2015

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What kind of art do you do?
Collage
What is your website address?
http://aestheticdialogue.blogspot.com.au/
What is the guiding principle in your art?
research

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At 6:53pm on November 2, 2015, Stephen Mead said…

I was wondering if your current postings were details of one piece given the repeating shadowy red with circles, and am so glad you posted a link to your site so I could learn a bit about the series.

 
 
 

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