July 2009 Blog Posts (11)

Venus DeMilo

Think I put this photo in the wrong plce. I will try to post it here. this is the latest piece I've done.
"Venus DeMilo".

Added by Kaliya on July 30, 2009 at 12:48pm — No Comments

"Herb and Dorothy"

If you get an opportunity to see this film about two charming and quirky collectors, Herb and Dorothy, go! "The incredible true story of a postal worker and a librarian who built a world-class art collection." The film includes commentary by many artists in their studios about their relationships with Herb and Dorothy as well as interesting historical art world footage. I'm not affiliated with this film... but am so glad I saw it.… Continue

Added by Janice McDonald on July 26, 2009 at 3:42pm — No Comments

Why now, why here.

I am choosing to work the Art Assemblage arena due to influences and friendships with older artists who were the founders of the West Coast art movements of the famous Ferus Gallery (1957-66) in Los Angeles. Being inspired by the materials, (i.e. found/discarded objects) a construct is formed with a new life for these discards. The piece begins by continually moving common objects around and abstracting them into what ultimately may be a unified body. No assemblage is started with a clear view… Continue

Added by Michael Wilson on July 25, 2009 at 4:40pm — No Comments

Hi from John

Hey - good to be here with you all - finding my way round here - hope to meet you on here soon

John

Added by john richard adams on July 23, 2009 at 6:48pm — No Comments

Just saying "hi"!

Wow...so glad I was introduced to this group! Just wanted to say "Hi". My name is Katherine and I'm a self taught mixed media, collage and assemblage artist from Pasadena, CA. I just started getting my artwork out "into the world" a year ago, and so far, it's been a great experience! I'm currently preparing for a small 2 person show at the MSY Gallery in South Pasadena. It opens on July 25th. If you live in the area, be sure to stop by!



I'm looking forward to visiting other members… Continue

Added by Katherine Carvellas on July 23, 2009 at 11:43am — No Comments

Just feelin' my way around

I thought I joined here a week or two ago. I already belong to a few other Ning communities so when I came here it kept saying I was already registered. I guess thought that meant I was automagically registered here or something too. LOL!!! When I came back tonight I didn't see myself in the member list so I'm trying this again. I'll get it right... I'm up here in the hills with sloooowww dial-up so I don't get around to these web communities much. I'll drop in now and then and see what… Continue

Added by Rae on July 22, 2009 at 10:43pm — No Comments

$7500!

found out several days ago that i was one of a dozen or so artists who've received a $7500 grant from the kentucky arts

council without artistic conditions! a blessing, but of course it would happen right when we've gone over budget

renovating our house, so a portion will be used to get us back on track... as it stands, i should have roughly half to make

upgrades to the computer software i use in making my collages (a new wacom drawing tablet would be nice! plus a

sleek… Continue

Added by ron davis on July 17, 2009 at 10:57am — 5 Comments

yellow springs/antioch...

wrapping up the week here in yellow springs where my wife crystal's been part of the faculty for the antioch writers workshop. its been great... but im looking forward to getting back home where everything is in shambles following

our move back into the house plus the necessary renovations (walls taken down, kitchen and bathroom floors ripped up,

etc) - floors are needing to be stripped. its a mess but i look forward to completing it before the fall...



its interesting to… Continue

Added by ron davis on July 17, 2009 at 10:37am — 1 Comment

Philippe Bertaud

I would like to introduce my friend Philippe, listen to his wonderful playing. I am going to try to talk him into using one of my images for his next album… Continue

Added by Cecil Touchon on July 13, 2009 at 11:34am — 2 Comments

Fluxhibition #3 'Thinking Inside of the Box'

Cecil, the exhibition looks wonderful, and I think you will like being here on the ning network. I belong to another ning group and posted your exhibit there a few days ago. Thanks for all your hard work. Kate (+:

Added by Kathryn Uster on July 12, 2009 at 12:11am — No Comments

Starting a new Social Network for the Collage Community

greetings.

Today I am starting up a ning site in association with the International Museum of Collage, Assemblage and Construction so that members of the museum's email group and community may share their work and ideas in a more multi-media environment.



Shot of Fluxhibition #3 Box Assemblage… Continue

Added by Cecil Touchon on July 11, 2009 at 6:49pm — 2 Comments

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