The Legacy Project (formerly Art Cart: Saving the Legacy) has selected the third cohort of artists (and I'm one of them) for its pilot program in New York City and Washington, DC. The program addresses the challenges faced by artists to manage and preserve their life’s work by providing direct, hands-on support and guidance Read More
A great chance to support the Smith Center and own art by your favorites. Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009 | P 202.483.8600 F 202.483.8601. Featured Curators: Felix Angel, Myrtis Bedolla, Margaret Boozer, Lenny Campello, Richard Dana, Mary Early, Lillian Fitzgerald, Helen Frederick, Mel & Juanita Hardy, Laila Jadallah, Bridget Lambert, Wendy Miller, John Paradiso, Annette Polan, Alec Simpson, Ellyn Weiss, and Smith Center for Healing and the Arts.
'Alchemical Vessels' offers a bowl full of healing By Mark Jenkins May 30, 2013
Asking multiple artists to execute variations on a single item is a familiar gambit, as anyone who happens upon a tricked-up fiberglass donkey or elephant around town will be reminded. The object in the Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery’s “Alchemical Vessels” is a bowl, but the 125 contributors to this show didn’t begin with a piece of identical crockery to decorate. The finished objects are made from — to list only a few — acrylic, wood, pumice, raw clay and red flocking. The variations don’t stop there: The pieces include Barbara Frank’s spiraling twigs that penetrate the surface Read More