ART LEAGUE RHODE ISLAND

Art League Rhode Island

I am very pleased to announce that juror Julia Samuels has invited my sculptural pieces SANTA MUERTE and SANTA MUERTE #5 into the Art League Rhode Island exhibition “Facing the wall.”  This was an open national competition.   The exhibition will run from Friday, March 9 through Saturday May 25, 2018 at the VETs Gallery, One Avenue of the Arts, Providence R, RI, 02903.  There was a reception on Thursday, March 29.  Both pieces are currently for sale.

 

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TRIBUTE SHOW

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I am very pleased to announce that juror Susan Irish has invited my paper collages, ON SUBWAY WALLS and …AND TENEMENT HALLS into the Tribute Show at the Fabulon Art Center in Charleston, South Carolina. The Tribute Show, which is about the relationship between music and the visual arts and particularly how music is expressed by visual artists, will run from October 6, 2017 until December 6, 2017 with a reception on October 21st from 5 until 8 PM. The Fabulon Art Center is located at 1017 Wappoo Road, Charleston, SC 29407.

ERUPTION (AT THE HOT GLASS SHOW)

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I am very pleased to announce that juror Nancy Weisser,  invited my stained glass/ceramic piece, ERUPTION, into the Allegany Arts Council’s HOT GLASS EXHIBITION & COMPETITION. ERUPTION will be on view at their Saville Gallery, 9 N. Centre St, Cumberland, MD from August 12th until September 2nd 2017. Cumberland MD is a delightful town and the Show reception on Saturday, August 19th was a lot of fun.  In addition to juror Nancy Weisser, I had the chance to meet and talk with a number of very talented “hot glass” artists from around the country. After seeing the show I was even happier to be a part of it.

Migrations #5 in the Appalachian Nature Art Exhibition of the Alleghany Arts Council

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I am very pleased to announce that juror, Paul Rhymer, has invited my Dark Field Monotype print, Migrations # 5 to be part of the Appalachian Nature Art Exhibition of the Alleghany Arts Council. Migrations #5 will be on view at the Saville Gallery, 9 Centre Street in Cumberland, MD from June 17th until July 9th. The opening reception is from 6 until 8 pm on June 18th. Migrations # 5 has also been part of juried shows in Arizona, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania.

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I’m proud to announce that three of my pieces, The Yeoman, The King’s Dwarf, and Wood Sprite have been accepted into the 5x5x5 show at Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, AL.  The juror is Adrienne Callander (Assistant Professor of Art Entrepreneurship in New College at the University of Alabama).  The Yeoman and The King’s Dwarf are part of my Medieval Series (hand built,one of a kind raku fired paper clay) and Wood Sprite is part of the Mythological Creatures Series.

16th Annual Will’s Creek Exhibition One Cubed

Will's Creek Exhibition - One Cubed

I am proud to announce that my found-item sculpture “Laminations of a Chocaholic” has just been accepted by jurors Amanda Jiron Murphy, Director of the Hamiltonian Gallery of Washington, DC and Jessica Beck, Assistant Curator of the Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh for the Allegany Arts Council’s Will’s Creek Exhibition, “One Cubed,” which opens September 12 at the Arts Council’s Saville Gallery in Cumberland, Maryland.  The entirety of the artwork, including the frame or supports, must fit inside a 1 foot by 1 foot by 1 foot volume or a 1 foot by 1 foot area. “Laminations” will be on display for approximately one month.

The opening reception will be Saturday, Sept. 12 from 6 to 8 pm in the Allegany Arts Council’s galleries at 9 N. Centre St., Cumberland, MD. This event is free and open to the public.