Leftovers VII - Part II

I wanted to share a few more of the Leftovers prints I received in the exchange this year. These are some with more color in them. The rest I will share in a different post.

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Kitchen Corner Series

On the counter sits a Mason jar filled with dried cranberries. Next to it a smaller jar holds almonds. Both waiting in the kitchen, ready to provide a quick snack to the hungry passerby. Small scenes like this in the kitchen are inspiration for my Kitchen Corner series, a series of linocut prints started for the Leftovers Print Exchange.

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Leftovers VII – Idaho Artists

There are some food leftovers that I look forward to having the next day as much as the first. But I am always excited for the Leftovers Print exchange hosted each year by Wingtip Press. This year was Leftovers VII and an exhibition was held at MING Studios earlier this year in May.

I created two sets of prints for the exchange so that I could receive two sets back, for a total of 24 prints. The sizes are 5″ x 7″ or less in an effort to encourage using up leftover pieces of paper from printmaking.

Because I helped

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A Visit to Corvallis

The week before last, I headed west to Corvallis, Oregon to visit my longtime friend, Carin Feekes. It was nice to get away for a few days and enjoy the greener, different plant life there, the small town, and reconnect with friends.

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Art at St. Alphonsus Hospital

I spent a little bit of time at the hospital this past weekend. Not for any medical reason, but to see the new St. Alphonsus Hospital in Nampa and my artwork that is part of their collection.

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Indigo at Studio B

It was my turn to drive up, over and down the hills, past long-horned bulls and fields of sage, through small towns, over the river and into Weiser for another visit. In the backseat, cookies, carrot salad, brie and crackers were our fuel we brought for our potluck lunch. Those would give us the energy to spend the day experimenting and playing with indigo dye at Studio B, our friend Linda‘s studio at her house. She is always so generous to share her space and tools with us.

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The Sheldon Museum

The Sheldon Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska is located on the University of Nebraska campus. Designed by Philip Johnson and build in 1963, it is an interesting space filled with art.

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Public Art in Lincoln

Before I went to Lincoln, Nebraska, I was excited. Excited for the SAQA conference and just as excited about staying in a printmaking studio. And I was also a slight bit anxious.

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SAQA Layered Voices – Part 2

In my last post, I shared some artworks from the Studio Art Quilt Associates’ Layered Voices exhibition that were more neutral in color. Today, I will share some of the pieces that contain more color.

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SAQA Layered Voices – Part 1

When I signed up to go to the Studio Art Quilt Associates conference in Lincoln, NE, I was hoping that maybe I would get to see my own artwork there.

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