Cedar Wing

Cedar Wing

Monday, September 6, 2010

Art on the Trail – Messages From the Land Exhibit – Oct 1 to Nov 1, 2010

Once autumn slips its toe in the door the days quickly shorten. On the beautiful, crisp and clear fall days, there is still gathering to do. I’ve yet to collect cattail leaves and the stems of nettle and fireweed. The sweetgrass I grow at home, was gathered weeks ago, and is now dry. Rainy days like today, give me pause to review the summer and to think ahead.

What does Your Eye See?
This past July, along with nine other artists, I enjoyed interacting with the public on a trail in a beautiful park on Bainbridge Island. In a partnership between Bainbridge Arts and Crafts and the Bainbridge Island Land Trust, the ten artists participating that day will also contribute work for an exhibition this October, where 100 % of the proceeds will be donated to benefit the work of both organizations.

The Artists’ Reception and Exhibition opening is Friday, October 1, 2010, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Please come if you can. For more info: www.bacart.org.

I created the following two pieces for the Messages from the Land exhibit.  It is an honor to have my work in an exhibit with nine other artists who so creatively express their relationship to the Puget Sound landscape.

Precarious, Madrona, Willow, Ivy, Hazelnut, (approx: 28"x 24"x 22")

Nest #2, Willow, Ivy, Hazelnut, Handmande Cedar Bark Paper, (approx: 22"x 27"x 9")

A Hazelnut Branch "Eye"created for Art Along the Trail


These young weavers were very helpful!

1 comment:

  1. Your pieces are so creatively interwoven into the landscape. You are such an amazing artist! That looked like a really fun project! Talk to you soon,



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