“I tend to reflect on life and roll-around ideas for some time before putting them to print. Ideas and the possibilities are motivating in themselves.”
“Subversion changes things.”
“The idea of ‘sculptural guilt’ has lead me directly to working with renewables and found materials. For me, making is about asking questions; thinking with our hands… I believe that art’s purpose is in asking them. ”
by Colette Finney For this edition, I selected artist Christine Towner, whose work has been featured in galleries all over the United States. Specializing in painting with encaustic wax, she has been a practicing artist for over a decade. Encaustic is a blend of beeswax, varnish crystals, and pigment that when heated can be layered … Continue reading
“There is nothing like ‘doing’ as a way to improve. There’s opportunity out there if you’re open to it. Take the gift of one day at a time and just keep going.”
The public is invited to attend the closing reception of Influence from 7-9PM
This little exhibit is a gem of painterly expression.
Land of Here and Now: Five Years of Artists at Shared Space Studio, on-view at KCAD Fed Galleries through July 23, 2016
This Friday Night, Experience Fire in the Dunes of Saugatuck. Studios Are Open at Ox-Bow Five Fridays This Summer.
Between Lake Michigan and the Kalamazoo River, guarded by the heights of Mount Baldhead, a sand mountain, Ox-Bow has given artists a place to retreat to the summer woods to practice their arts for more than a century. Fire is present at several Ox-Bow studios, including metal working, art glass and ceramics. The print studio, the … Continue reading
“Anne’s sense of adventure, her energy, her courage, and above all, her creative passion and her dedication to her art are an inspiration.”