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Photography as Drawing at O'Brien Gallery

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Come join me for the opening reception of Photography as Drawing, my show at O'Brien Photo Gallery in Eugene. For me photography is a facet of my drawing practice. I often take photographs not for the content but for the composition, the line and form. This show will present a range of images, half in black and white, and half with color. 

O'Brien Photo Gallery - 2833 Willamette Ave, Suite B

Reception Saturday November 18th, 3-6pm

 

Exhibition Catalog online

Earlier this year my work was included in Views From Oregon: Sixteen Artists. The show was a celebration of the collaboration between the Ucross Foundation and the Ford Family Foundation which helps foster opportunities for many Oregon artists and led to an exhibition catalog being produced. I just discovered that the catalog of the artists who have received fellowships from the Ford Family Foundation for residencies at either Ucross Foundation or Djerassi Resident Artist Program can be seen online here. Somehow the photo of me in the catalog is from my time at Djerassi although my statement and art images are from my time at Ucross. Both were amazing opportunities to work and connect with other artists.

Announcing my Solo Show at Lane Community College

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I am so often asked where one can see my work in Eugene. Well, I've solved that for the moment and am having two solo shows this fall. The first, and larger, is at Lane Community College Art Gallery. The show opens on October 30th with a reception and artist talk on November 8th from 3-5pm. This show will focus on my paintings, show casing a number of my Erased Landscape works as well as the Interruptions and works on steel as I explore how to make a static painting into a non-static medium. This is the first time these steel paintings will be out of the studio so it is very exciting.

Come join me!

Open Studio on May 20th

Please join me on May 20th for an Open Studio with Libby Wadsworth.

I will be exhibiting some of the cyanotypes I did while the Artist in Residence for Joshua Tree National Park. The palimpsestic paintings that started as Cyanotypes and Van Dyke Brown Types I did while in residence at the Djerassi Resident Artist Program and in the hall I will have some photographs I took while at my Italian residency at the Collegium Phaenomenologicum last summer. 


Joshua Tree National Park

 

I am very excited to be an Artist in Residence for Joshua Tree National Park. The park chooses 6 artists/writers/performers each year and invites them to stay in a cabin within the park for 3 weeks. The park service describes the cabin as "a rustic, self-sufficient, and off-the-grid living space.  It has an indoor studio area, offers panoramic views of the park. Artists may also utilize the outdoor patio work space, as well as the park itself, for the execution of projects." I will be in Joshua tree from March 15 to April 5th. 

Stay tuned!

The residency cabin aka The Lost Horse Ranger Station. This is my front porch!

The residency cabin aka The Lost Horse Ranger Station. This is my front porch!

 

Exhibition opens at Ucross Gallery

As part of their continuing partnership with The Ford Family Foundation the Ucross Foundation Art Gallery is presenting an exhibition called Views From Oregon:16 Artists. The exhibition features the 16 Oregon artists who have been awarded Ford Family Foundation Fellowships to support their residencies at Ucross Foundation Artist in Residence. I was the first of the 16 to arrive close to 4 years ago. My residency time grew my work in so many ways, I feel very thankful for the opportunity to have been there and am thrilled to have my work in the gallery.

The show opens February 6 and is up until May 12th with an opening on April 22. 

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Djerassi Resident Artist Program

I am thrilled to announce that I will be at the Djerassi Resident Artist Program from October 19th to November 16th. This has been a dream of mine for a long time. So so excited.

 

Update on this post! I thought I would be able to post lots of photos from Djerassi but we have pretty limited internet so I'll try to do it after I get home. I'm loving every minute though. All the other artists/writers/musicians/choreographer/dancers and amazing people I feel lucky to have met! Big kudos to the folks selecting and arranging dates for all of us, they managed to put together a group that enjoys each other so much. Delighted.

 

Cittá Di Castello Artist In Residence

I'm really pleased to announce that this summer I will have the honor of being an Artist in Residence at the Collegeum Phaenomenologium in Cittá di Castello, Italy. The Collegeum is an international gathering of continental philosophy that takes place in Italy every summer for three weeks. This year the theme is  “Embodying Temporalities: Deep Time, Genealogy, Exile.” In addition to studio work and taking part in the evening discussions, I will mount an exhibition of my work and will be meeting with people at the Alberto Burri Foundation and Museum in hopes of developing a lasting relationship between the conference and the foundation. I am thrilled that my work with temporality and the horizontal line will be viewed by so many scholars and know that I will return enriched. 

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