Saturday, March 31, 2018

"Goldfish No. II" by Elizabeth Norton

Orange reflections behind the floating green against a backdrop of peach read like sunset. The roots are visible and tickly. Our companion swiftly sinks downward, out of earshot. The secrets we exchange this moment are forever embedded in this flat space, connecting us as one for all of time.

Friday, March 30, 2018

Another illustration by Alan Bold

One can peel away layer upon layer, scoop out countless ladles of water from the body of water spread out before us, but to what end? What discovery? Better to stand still and confront what is in front of us in this quiet and fertile moment.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

A Southern Landscape by J. J. Lankes

What ever made us think we could somehow separate? As if our minds could escape our bodies, or our bodies escape any sphere-or-otherwise-shaped-ship hurling through space? We are not merely embedded in the landscape. We are part of it.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

The Nautilus and the Ammonite Pre-Sale Campaign is Launched!

Almost three years in the making and now The Nautilus and the Ammonite Pres-sale Campaign is LIVE! For those who don't know about it, check out the video above. I have 6 weeks to raise funds needed to print a first edition of 500. Check it out and please share with any potentially interested friends through email, Facebook, Twitter, word of mouth, etc. - it all helps. Thanks so much! 

Friday, March 16, 2018

Collages with Linocuts by 6th Graders at Kearny

These are collages made from magazines and linocuts. The linocuts in black and white were posted Monday , and hand-colored versions were posted earlier today. This is a project I lead at 3 elementary schools through the Wagner Free Institute of Science's SNAP(Science, Nature, and Art in Philadelphia) Program. 

Wildlife Linocuts (hand colored) by 6th Graders at Kearny

Here are the hand-colored versions of the black and white proofs I posted on Monday. This is a project I lead at 3 elementary schools through the Wagner Free Institute of Science's SNAP (Science, Nature, and Art in Philadelphia) Program. 

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Finished Rodent Pinch Pots

I'll get back to making woodcuts soon enough, though lately I've been really focused on the ceramics. Here's the finished results of those rodent pots I posted about last month.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Wildlife Linocuts (First Proofs) by 6th Graders at Kearny

This is the third year I've lead a linocut printmaking project with 6th graders at Kearny School through the Wagner's SNAP program (see previous year's posts of work here and here.) These first proofs in black and white are, as always, pretty awesome. Later this week they'll be adding color and making collages with their prints.