Postponing the End

I’ve been crazy with work, crazy for work, crazy because of work.  (All by my own choosing, reminds my partner).  And he’s right.  Who knows why we work ourselves and work ourselves- are we truly getting pleasure from it, do we feel its absolutely necessary for our careers, is it a type of avoidance or…

My Summer Studio Tour…

…Is about to hit the road!  First stop was actually Washington DC, did that, saw The Fam, gasped at the Albrecht Durer show…..  Now I’m getting ready to go to The Studio at Corning Glass for the second summer in a row.  Corning is amazing.  Beautiful part of the world, the factory whistle still blows…

After Winter comes SPRING!

Well not really, but I do have crocus in my yard and the days are finally lengthening.  Soon running in the early morning will not be such a crisis of faith and motivation.  I hope. I am very excited to find out that I’m going to Jentel for an artist residency for a month in…

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…