ART LEAGUE RHODE ISLAND

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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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TUBAC CENTER OF THE ARTS: FROM THE EARTH

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I am very pleased to announce that juror Bram Colby has invited two of my pieces, A FAMILY TREE, and SAND HILLS into the “From the Earth” Exhibition at the Tubac Center of the Arts in Tubac, Arizona. A nation-wide competition, “From the Earth” is an exhibition of art created from materials related to the earth including clay, bronze, ceramic, wood, glass, terra cotta, soapstone, and metal. A FAMILY TREE is composed of torch cut sheet steel on a cherry wood base while SAND HILLS is a free standing, hand built ceramic sculpture which uses texturing and metal oxides. The exhibition runs from January 19th until February 26th, 2018 at the Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd, Tubac, AZ 85646 with an opening reception from 5 to7pm on January 19th. It’s warm there and both pieces are for sale.

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.

Arizona Aqueous XXXI

I’m very happy to announce that juror Monica Mary Warhol has invited my collographic monoprints, Contours of Flight #2 (left) and Contours of Flight #3 (right) into the “Arizona Aqueous XXXI” Show at the Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Road, Tubac, AZ 85646. Contours of Flight #2 and Contours of Flight #3 can be seen there from January 20, 2017 until February 27, 2017

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25th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition

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I’m very happy to announce that juror David Jones has invited my collographic monoprint, Focal Point #5,into the “25th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition.”  Focal Point #5 may be seen at the Fine Arts Gallery of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, 900 Wood Road, Kenosha, WI 53144 from January 30, 2017 until March 30, 2017.

Holy Moly!

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I am pleased to announce that juror Niza Knoll has invited my mixed media sculpture, Moses Warms His Hands, into the “Holy Moly: Religious Commentary in Contemporary Art” Show. Moses Warms His Hands may be seen at the Niza Knoll Gallery, 915 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204 from December 16, 2016 until January 28, 2017.