For a change I’ll be showing prints and photos at Note Fragrances on Spruce, along with hosting a photography show by Frank Kulas, Jr. at The Workshop on Adams. You can catch me at both places and running between them on September 4th for First Friday. It will be a busy and fun night! Visit both locations if you can!
12-8 p.m. Courthouse Square, Scranton
I’ll be vending my crow necklaces, crow pillows, prints and totes! Plus t-shirts and scrap collage grab bags with leftover letterpress prints and ephemera…perfect for card making, collaging and scrapbooking. I’ll also have fine art photography on canvas and fine art prints.
Look for me sharing space with Kathryn Bondi and her Broken Twig collection.
I took this photo while in Rome on a tour with Marywood students. It’s printed on a 20 x 30 canvas that makes it look like a painting. Stop by the regional show to see it in person, it’s up until the fall!
Something a little different this month at the Workshop for First Friday. Show your support and come see us!
Event: Design a square to honor survivors and support the 25th Anniversary of Susan G. Komen NEPA Race for the Cure®. Each designed square will be sewn into a large quilt that will travel the community to announce the Oct. 9th Gala for the Cure. Square and supplies provided, $10.
All ages welcome!
334 Adams Avenue, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18503
He With the Sun in His Mouth (page 4 link)
I drew the images, scanned them in, then completed the drawing in Photoshop using scanned papers for texture. The book was produced digitally with a magnet cover to keep it closed. It
It is also for sale on Etsy:
What a great honor and surprise to be named a Top 6 artist for the Upstate Region (Bradford, Susquehanna, Sullivan, Wyoming, Lackawanna counties) by the PA Route 6 Arts Alliance. The Artisan Trail features unique, historic communities of the eastern and western ends of PA Route 6 where artists and artisans create and show their work. Small local businesses dot the route instead of the generic ‘big box’ stores. Along PA Route 6 you will find studios, workshops, galleries, shops, museums, and a variety of public art.
A little cold didn’t stop me and a friend from going to the First Friday event in Scranton, PA. The night was filled with music and artwork from talented artists and musicians. First Friday is a great way to get off campus and look at amazing artwork by different artists.
Here is an overview of galleries that I attended on February 6, 2015:
The AFA Gallery – featuring Michael X Rose and Scott Mitchell Putesky
Michael X Rose’s artwork was oil on canvas, and a lot of his images are very violent. One of the pieces that I remember from his collection was a horizontal piece that showed wolves killing humans. The one section of the painting that stood out most to me was a wolf eating a human stomach with blood painted in a bright red. A very interesting way to depict different scenes that could happen in real…
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My letterpress print “H!”, has been awarded 3rd place in the juried National Print Exhibition in Kansas City organized by UMKC Hand Print Press. The UMKC National Print Exhibition features the work of 35 printmakers selected by juror Dr. Sandra Olsen, who serves as director of the University of Buffalo Art Galleries.
Opening Reception: Thursday, January 22nd, 5-7 PM and the exhibition will be on display until Friday, February 27th, 2015.
Last summer, Chris Balton and Mary Frances of ChrisBalton.com video productions visited The Workshop to see what letterpress is all about. Many thanks to them for producing the video and thanks to Maryann and Jonathan Olver for sharing their experience of printing their own wedding invitations. Enjoy and hope to see you at the shop sometime!