Category Archives: collaborative art project

opening

A small reception last Thursday was followed by a well-attended opening on Friday. Reaction was positive. Mary comments about the many people who loved the blog. They came to the show well-informed and with a better appreciation for the work. … Continue reading

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we meet and set up more structure

All four of us meet with Kim Larkin, director of Modified Arts, early Saturday, at the gallery.  Things are moving along remarkably well. The structure, the collaborative exhibition itself, as I noted before, develops organically. Working this way has truly … Continue reading

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a space of our own

The whole experience is organic, and this feels like one more natural step… Everything you might want to know about our upcoming exhibition, What Goes on and What Takes Place, is in this site. One neatly organized space, maybe unlike our … Continue reading

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a sunday afternoon in september

Sue, Carolyn and I drive out to Mary’s house. Mary not only prepares a great meal for us, she also shares her work, her studio, and her art books.  I’m introduced to an artist I’d not heard of. Conversation is plentiful. … Continue reading

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monica aissa martinez

The artist Monica Aissa Martinez (that would be me…) Awkward. Doing it anyway. Materials ←In my hand is a jar of cadmium red dry pigment.  I’ve had it since grad school.  Good quality pigments go a long way. I mix … Continue reading

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sue chenoweth

The artist Sue Chenoweth Sue introduced herself to me years ago, at an opening. She came in early, shook my hand, and delivered thoughtful commentary about my work. Generous. I knew who she was because people had pointed out her work … Continue reading

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mary shindell

The artist Mary Shindell Don’t even know where to begin writing. Let me warm up. I met Mary in 2005. We had solo’s in the same month. We got together to stuff envelopes for a joint mailing. She dropped into … Continue reading

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