Last year, the National Museum of Scotland, in Edinburgh, acquired my piece "Shelter" for their World Cultures Gallery. Today I visited. I am so very chuffed (proud) and pleased.
Debbie Hall creates beautiful works of willow - baskets, small sculptures, and larger living willow sculptures. Below is just a sampling of what she creates. Check out her website: www.salixarts.co.uk
What a treat to join Sally Roach and Janice Brooklyn, both UK basket makers, to see Lois Walpole's exhibition at the Broadway Gallery in Letchworth Garden City, UK.
Some of Lois' words: "My work has always been about the wasted potential of materials that we regard as having no further use. Protecting the environment is one of the message that I hope the work conveys, but it also questions our attitude to consumerism and what makes us decide what is rubbish."
"Plastic Entanglements: Ecology, Aesthetics, Materials" is at the Smith College Museum of Art, in Northampton, MA, through July 28. It is worth a visit. It is a visual reminder of what we are doing to our planet.
Elayne Clift has written a beautiful article about my collaborative work with Deidre Scherer. It appears in the March/April 2019 issue of "Artscope Magazine," New England's Premier Culture Magazine.
After working together for more than a year, Deidre Scherer and I have created 12 vessels for "Connections," an exhibition that opened yesterday at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center. These vessels are "representative of the character the human body gains with experience and time."
Many thanks to those of you who came to see our work, and to talk to us about it. It will be up through June 16.
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I am very pleased to have my work included in the most recent issue of "textiel plus," a Dutch international textile magazine. www.textielplus.nl
Opened on Friday night,
at Mitchell•Giddings Fine Arts,
in Brattleboro, VT.
It was a wonderful evening!
Our artist talk is Saturday, October 27, at 5:00pm.
The show will be open through November 18.
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Such a remarkable exhibit at The Clark in Williamstown, MA, on view through September 3. Definitely worth a trip!