November 2011 Blog Posts (9)

Alterations Disturbances and Rips

Alterations, Disturbances & Rips

Opening night Thursday 15 December, 6-9pm

Exhibition continues to Sunday 18 December, daily from 12-4pm

“Collage” originally a French word, derived from the word coller, meaning “to paste” is an art form very much reflective of our omnipresent consumer culture and a compelling medium in…


Added by Joel Lambeth on November 23, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

New website

I have been spending a bit of time lately editing and updating my website. I am still adding content, but I think it is starting to come together.


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Added by Joel Lambeth on November 23, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Paste Modernism 3


The ‘Paste-Up’ is an ever-expanding and innovative form of street art, that involves an artist making their work onto varying sizes of paper and then applying it to walls and surfaces within their urban environment using wheat-paste or wallpaper glue.  Whether as black and white multiplied photocopies, colourfully hand painted murals or thought provoking…


Added by Joel Lambeth on November 23, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments


I don't mean the town in California.

Somewhere in the mist between sleep and waking I had a vision. It involved lace and fibers and paste... like old school wallpaper paste, molten wax and just a bit of paint... if necessary.

As soon as I get done with my chores, I'm going to give it a go! Pictures will, of course, be forthcoming.

Added by Tatjana Versaggi on November 21, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Yarn Over

Well, my studio is all unpacked after it's float across the Atlantic to New York and then on to the wilds of Upstate. On a clear day I can see to the Adirondack park from the end of my street. I have a cool barn and I keep finding really cool stuff in it.

I want to make it all into sculptures. Unfortunately I'm terrified. I have performance anxiety. So the downside of having been a professional artist on the festival circuit was that selling was important. It kills your creativity.…


Added by Tatjana Versaggi on November 20, 2011 at 10:14pm — No Comments

Cut Paper Dioramas

Amazing Patience Art: If I tried doing this there would be blood everywhere and lots of crumpled wads of paper angrily thrown all over the floor!

Carving their way into the realm of fine arts thanks to pioneers like Kara Walker, paper dioramas aren’t just for elementary school projects anymore. Cut-paper art is an ambitious endeavor…


Added by Stephen Mead on November 19, 2011 at 10:21am — No Comments

"Ripped: The Allure of Collage" at The Hecksher Museum of Art

If you happen to be in the Huntington, NY area... exhibition on view through January 28, 2012

"Collage was the first medium in the twentieth century to challenge the sanctity of the age-old forms of painting and sculpture.  Derived from the French word "coller" (to glue), collage uses bits of torn and cut paper, sometimes taken from trash, to create a sense of dislocation,…


Added by Janice McDonald on November 14, 2011 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

A Change of Pace: From Visual Art to Sound Collage as Song

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Added by Stephen Mead on November 8, 2011 at 10:58am — 2 Comments


Posting to membership- 2 Replies

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Call for Artists: A Book About Death / Tribute to Ray Johnson

Started by Janice McDonald Jul 27, 2019.


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