A write-up on my studio and practice in Philip Hartigan’s blog A View from the Easel on Hyperallergic. “My studio is in a small bedroom in the back of the house, and due to the nature of my work, I have to sweep several times daily. Like so many other things in my life, I often just sweep it under the table!”
My entry: Litany of Unintended Consequences #5 (they listed #14 but it was actually #5) was selected for the Liberal Arts – Dean’s Award at the 4th Annual 12×12: A National Exhibition of Small-Scale Works of Art at MTSU. (Middle Tennessee State University) It was jurored by Jochen Wierich, Curator of Art at the Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art in Nashville.
It came out of the clear blue sky and just about made my year. And it’s only January!
Up until the end of July at the Lisa Kurts Gallery in Memphis, TN. The Summer Group Show with work by Carroll Cloar, Marcia Myers, Danny Broadway, Scott Duce, Keiko Gonzales, Judy Nebhut, Jane Goldman, Mary Jo Karimnia, and yes, Greg Larson.
Ten small pieces, 6″x6″ on display at Morgreens, Friday, April 27, 2012.
Memphis artist Mary Jo Karimnia curated the event for the Page Robbins Adult Day Care Center annual Art in the Garden fundraiser at Morgreen Nursery and Landscape, the sponsor of this year’s event.
From BEYOND THE FRAME The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art blog.
Suddenly I had a small audience that burst into applause.
On Friday, March 9th, two days before the end of the excellent exhibition Armed + Dangerous: Art of The Arsenal at the Brooks, I went in with my sketch book and trusty 2mm 4B Mechanical Pencil, borrowed a canvas saddle chair from the front desk, and planted myself in front of a 16th century suit of German jousting armor.
Just as I began some preliminary lines for a drawing, a family with six brown-haired boys walked in front of me. They were all cut from the same cookie cutter but at different sizes ranging from a toddler, carried by the father, to a boy of about ten or eleven. As is usually the case when people walk in front of someone who is sketching, they quickly shuffled to get out of the way of my line of sight. I appreciate this, but it never really bothers me if people stand there. I tend to think that I am on their turf and that they will eventually move along. When the group passed, one of the younger boys suddenly turned to me and said, “My (more…)
This is an image of two pieces– Neo-Cursive #2 and I Might Like You Better–hanging at the Lisa Kurts Gallery in Memphis, Tennessee during their group show.
Among the other artists exhibited that month were Adele Lemm, David Bierk, Manuel Neri, Anita Huffington, Danny Broadway, Peter Opheim, Gary Bukovnik, Michael Eastman, Scott Duce, Joseph Stella, Bonnie Gravette, and Mary Jo Karimnia.
Here is my work in the Lisa Kurts Gallery, December 2011.
Lisa Kurts Gallery is delighted to invite the public to celebrate the holiday season with us and enjoy holiday cocktails, music, and a diverse exhibition of works by an exceptional group of artists, including the following: Jeff Aeling, Walter Anderson, John Beadles, David Bierk, Danny Broadway, Gary Bukovnik, Jonathan Bonner, Edith Caywood, Scott Duce, Michael Eastman, William Eggleston, Ted Faiers, Keiko Gonzalez, Philip Hershberger, Wolf Kahn, Mary Jo Karimnia, Charles King, Joan Konkel, Masotoma Kuriya, Greg Larson, Carlos Mata, W. A. Patty, Peter Opheim, Thomas Ostenberg, Cathy Mix Robinson, Jay Spector.