Lately I’ve been significantly word averse, no doubt the result of the frenetic barrage of commentary, speculation and speeches surrounding the elections. I have not been able to bear the news or e-mail, and certainly not Facebook. Alarmingly even novels … Continue reading
My friend Josette and I knew that all the mist clinging in the hollows and stream beds promised a scorcher of a day, but we embraced the vivid beauty cast by the rising sun as we made our early start … Continue reading
I had a wonderful Saturday in Salem NY at the North Main Gallery. Director Ruth Sauer and curator Ed Hutchins hosted an ART PARTY and the gallery filled with waves of lovely people who came with such kindliness and curiosity … Continue reading
I hear them, over in the corner of the studio where they hang clustered together. I hear their hushed whispers and the anxious rustling of pages. The wearable books are nervous. It doesn’t help that some of them have … Continue reading
I love it when materials offer surprising gifts that enrich the piece I’m creating. Here’s a case in point. The sketch to the left was inspired by the way the dark stalks of old growth stick up and show through … Continue reading
It’s becoming a tradition. Book Arts come alive every summer in Salem NY. And this year, lucky me, I’m going to be part of it all! I’m delighted beyond measure.
Last week I drove up to Salem NY to visit Ed Hutchins who, along with Ruth Sauer of North Main Gallery, is busy envisioning and organizing this year’s events.
Visit Ed’s website www.artistbooks.com for a peek inside last year’s catalog pictured here.
While you are visiting, be sure to check out Ed’s artist books. I am a HUGE fan.