Spring Cleaning

It has been a hectic 2014 so far with a cold, extended winter that seemed to go on forever!  I’m trying to clean house, get the news of the past season out, and prep myself for more travel.  This spring I was included in an exhibit entitled Mending: New Uses for Old Traditions at University of North Carolina, Wilmington.  It…

You Can’t Go Home Again

“You Can’t Go Home Again” is the title of my most recent work that was exhibited at Carl Solway’s Findlay Street Project Space a couple of months ago.  This piece was inspired by a lot of things- my obsession with forest fires, Kentucky Black Barns, the book “Shipwreck with Spectator”, my residency at Jentel in Wyoming, and…

To ArtPrize and back

Last month I installed my video sculpture “You Are looking for Something That No Longer Exists” at UICA (Urban Institute for Contemporary Art) in Grand Rapids, Michigan for the art extravaganza that is “ArtPrize”.    ArtPrize started a few years ago as a city wide art show with a huge purse and a public vote –…

Back to work with a vengeance

Here is a detail of my piece, “Will You Miss Me When I Burn” that was recently up at the Art Academy of Cincinnati.  I’m looking forward to exploring this idea further and have been hard at work trying to get my kiln skillz up to par. Also an image of my crazy weekend nightlife…Martinis, tile…

To Do Picks: "Parallels"

By Jane Durrell CityBeat  A quirky little show in the Art Academy’s ground floor Convergys Gallery presents new work by two Academy graduates, both now teachers at the school for Creative and Performing Arts and — as it happens — running companions. Parallels: Work by Melanie Hart and Alice Pixley Young includes Young’s newest, a…