In Conversation: Visual Art and Poetry

Originally posted on artworksloveland:
Exhibit opens Friday, April 10th, 6 to 9 p.m. Reception, poetry readings and performance Friday, April 17th, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Over the centuries, poets have responded to visual art in poetry, and (less often) the reverse. One well-known poetic response is Rainier Maria Rilke’s “Archaic Torso of Apollo,” which ends…

Happy Friday – here’s to pattern and learning!

Good afternoon everyone. I’ve been smashing around the studio all day, picking apart my technique in my new line of marbled silk scarves…and oh have I learned so much today! (I love learning :  ) This batch is mostly earthy colors: browns, creams, blacks, etc. I’m working out the process of dyeing so that I…

Clouds overhead, waves underfoot

Big things are coming (quite literally…this piece of silk is 5 x 20 feet : ) I dyed it up today and am heading over to the Loveland Museum/Gallery tomorrow to install it for a Rocky Mountain National Park anniversary show. I’ll post some in progress installation photos tomorrow!

Sfumato : a new silken beauty…

I am in love with this new scarf! I showed it to a friend the studio today and he said it was like Sfumato…I agree. sfumato, (from Italian sfumare, “to tone down” or “to evaporate like smoke”). I just love the idea of wearing a scarf that references how smoke evaporates! P.s. – this scarf is for…