I was so happy to get a full-length shot of me and my outfit - I've been waiting to wear this for two months now, and it's been a little too cold for a skirt! All I can say is, well worth the wait ;) I also had some fun with that last image; I added a canvas in Photoshop, because the wall felt a little bare! Check out the original image, and additional edit with my name, below!
My work is on display for a solo show at the Gallery at Medfield TV, up now through June, 2016, with a reception on Friday, April 29th from 6-8pm! The show features photographic art prints on canvas, and framed giclée prints depicting nature scenes, including work never-before released. All pieces are for sale, with the ability to provide alternative sizes, too!
Upon installing several pieces in March, I took photos to share a preview of the show! Here you can see a bunch of flower-themed images, but you'll have to head to Medfield TV to see the other imagery, haha ;)
While at Medfield TV for my Library Trustee interview in February, I also had a chance to see the beautiful art on the walls by Colleen Sullivan! I recognized several photographs of an art installation at the cemetery some years earlier. When I mentioned that I had captured the same installation in my short film 'Cemetery Writer' (2010), it came out that I, too, am an artist! Director Aditi Thatte then asked if I'd like to be a featured, solo artist - and of course I said yes!
We also gave Sam and Alex something to look at as they edit and manage productions at the station, haha. ;)
This show considers the consequences of assimilation and progress. Where does growing mainstream acceptance leave more marginalized queer identities, and how do the myriad of LGBTQIA identities conceptualize themselves in the face of shifting cultural opinion? Who gets represented?
"The twenty artists in this show are in contestation and dialogue with the idea of received representations, and are doing and undoing their own ideas of self and desire. Post-Gay? emphasizes the inventiveness of the LGBTQIA community as thinkers and artists who have the capacity to reshape society with new propositions. There are daring and confident assertions by the artists to paint new realities and lives, to re-imagine gender and sexuality in playful, thoughtful ways."
Join me, and the BLAA, for the show's reception on Friday, March 18th from 7-9pm @ Distillery Gallery in South Boston! Follow-up with great performance and artist talks on the afternoon of Saturday, April 9th.
Featuring: Robert Chamberlin, Daniel Corral, Dave J Bermingham, DEAD ART STAR, Giancarlo Corbacho, Jamieson Edson, Jeremy Endo, Gordon Feng, David Hannon, I.B.E., Jamezie, Liss LaFleur, Christopher Lineberry, Kirk Lorenzo, Dino Rowan, Hogan Seidel, Randi Shandroski, Warith Taha, Sarah Washburn, Zoe Perry-Wood.
Actually, they're my lips! Over the last two years, people who have viewed my work and desire an art print consistently gravitate towards my video and print series 'Linda Scott' (2012). Then again, half the people who have viewed my work seem to overlook this series completely. Why? Tucked away within a larger series 'The Empty Room' (2012), Linda Scott remained largely unseen, and many others were unaware of the multimedia aspect to this piece.
This video is a personal performance of the song 'I've Told Every Little Star' (1961) as the singer, Linda Scott. Initially created as a way to both entertain myself and play with channel-swapping during the post-production process, this project became something more. The images created became high-impact, high-quality images that express my own personality through my simple impersonation of Linda Scott.
Currently, I have one, framed 'Linda Scott' triptych sitting beside me. However, the images from this series can print as large as 28 x 52", and I'm looking to submit them to a gallery for a show. You can also see several prints from the series, more of which are available to view on the portfolio page.
If you know of any gallery owners, staffers, artists, shows, or people who would simply be interested in the work, let me know!
This past weekend I went to ArtSpace Maynard Open Studios in Maynard, MA - and dropped by the studio of my friend, artist Dee Cohen!
I finished creating a website for Dee last month, and wanted to attend her open studios. I didn't realize, there were 80 studios or artists - somewhere thereabouts - so I know I missed a few. My mom and I walked around and took some photos of the event!
Before looking around, I dropped into the studio of Dee, not only a fine artist working with paint and other, similar media - but she also knits! She offers classes as 'Dee's Knitting Den' in her studio, and you can check it out on facebook.