Archive for the ‘Sewing’ Category

Monica Canilao is a collector of moments and a reanimator of memories. Stitching together broken bits of salvaged history: a tea-stained doily, a tattered photograph, a lone feather, Monica creates contemporary artifacts that tell the story of our collective histories. Catch a sneak peek of work by Monica Canilao for her upcoming show “We Are Dust”, which opens April 30th at Cinders Gallery, NY.


Read Full Post »

Sarah McEneaney, 2009 Chinati AIR

The deadline for applications for the Chinati Foundation’s 2011 Artist in Residence program in Marfa, TX  is fast approaching. The Artist in Residence program provides an opportunity for artists from around the world to work in a striking, natural environment. Exhibitions are often held at the conclusion of the residency. These become an important part of the museum’s temporary exhibition program, and provide a vital counterpoint to the permanent collection. Read the submission info here and submit your application by April 1, 2010. Good luck!

Read Full Post »


Spring is here which means cherry blossoms and grad shows. I stopped by CCA’s Oakland campus for their Spring Fair to check out the arts and crafts of their emerging artists. I happened to run into (more…)

Read Full Post »


Good morning and happy Monday!


How would you like this handsome guy to wake you up every day? Might not be so bad…

Anyway! I have a big day planned today with lots of visits with some of my favorite artists. First, I’ll be swinging by the studio of Jane Kim – she’s doing a residency at The Dump. If anyone is considering applying for this residency you won’t want to miss the post on this visit.

Next, I’ll be heading over to check out Silver’s new work. I’ve been wanting to curate a show with him for a while so hopefully we’ll get to work together soon!

Then, I’m off to see Kelly Ording to return the lovely artwork she let me borrow to show to a couple of galleries on her behalf.

And last, I’ll be visiting my friend and inspired seamstress, Amanda Asbury of Panhandle Handmade, to work on a little project of my own and take some pics of her sewing studio.

Keep an eye out for all of these posts to show up soon…

Read Full Post »