Friday, February 29, 2008

Encaustic workshop

I'm teaching an encaustic workshop at Yourist Studio Gallery this summer:

Introduction to Encaustic Painting

Saturday, June 28/ Sunday, June 29, 10am-4pm
Coffee and bagels at 9:30 - Potluck lunch at 12.

The workshop will be two days long - those new to encaustic can take both
days and people with some experience may prefer to just take the second day.
More details on the Yourist site soon.

Friday, February 15, 2008

Global Mourning

I read a column in the January issue of Wired by Clive Thompson about the psychological effects of global warming. An Australian philosopher named Glenn Albrecht has coined a new word, solastalgia, to describe the mourning for a lost environment. He says it's a "form of homesickness one gets when one is still at 'home.'" This really resonates with me since it's a huge part of what informs my current series of shrines and altars.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

show of my work

There's a show of my work is at Yourist Studio Gallery at 1133 Broadway in Ann Arbor through March.

This is "cloud/sky/channel". It's one of the pieces in the exhibition. It's 18" x 24" and is encaustic and mixed media on panel.