Rachelle Thiewes: Something Gleams

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Rachelle Thiewes: Something Gleams

GlassTire {Texas Visual Art}: Rachelle Thiewes  is a jeweler and metal artist based in El Paso. From article:  Something Gleams is a site-specific retrospective of the artist Rachelle Thiewes that celebrates her work in the context of the place it was made, here, in the starkly beautiful landscape that has informed her decades-long study of light, movement, order and chaos.  ...

Lawndale Art Center: Upcoming Exhibition

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Lawndale Art Center: Upcoming Exhibition

Penn’s work featured at upcoming exhibition at  Lawndale Art Center with the Texas Sculpture Group. From website:  The Texas Sculpture Group presents an exhibition illustrating the excellent quality and diversity of contemporary sculpture in Texas curated by James Surls. The exhibition is dedicated to and in memory of late TSG Members Lee Littlefield, Bert Long, Jr. ...

Residency at Lux Art Institute

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Residency at Lux Art Institute

Lux Art Institute was a remarkable summer residency. From the interview: When artist Beverly Penn was a child growing up on a farm in Maryland, thistles were considered a nuisance, and her parents would pay her a penny for each thistle she dug up.  Read More…

Insightful AJF Interview with Jamie Bennett

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Insightful AJF Interview with Jamie Bennett

Starting in May, American jeweler Jamie Bennett has a delightful show at Antonella Villanova contemporary jewelry and design gallery in Florence, Italy.  AJF’s Susan Cummins poses some interesting questions to the artist.   From the interview:  I really do not try to make things that appear as whole or complete, both in the surface imagery and in the forms ...

The Distance Between Writing and Making

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The Distance Between Writing and Making

Check out Karen Schiff’s Brooklyn Rail article on language and experience.  Thanks to Sydney Yeager for posting this on Facebook.