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JULY ARTIST OF THE MONTH - BARBARA MELLIN
07/07/2017
JULY ARTIST OF THE MONTH - BARBARA MELLIN

JULY | ARTIST OF THE MONTH | BARBARA MELLIN  To give some context to her Freewheelin’ Series of linocut prints, Barbara Mellin points to this dictionary entry:Freewheeling verb [no obj.] “to ride a bicycle with the pedals at rest, especially downhill -(usu. as adj. freewheeling) act without concern for rules, conventions, or the consequences of one's actions.This series repeats the same image, ¼ of a bicycle wheel, in endless combinations of patterns, colors, and orientations. The effect is transformative. Spokes become butterfly wings, flowers, and juicy slices of grapefruit. Mellin explains, “I love to experiment with elements of the printing process: plates, ...

MAY ARTIST OF THE MONTH- MARY BETH BOONE
05/02/2017
JULY ARTIST OF THE MONTH - BARBARA MELLIN

MAY | ARTIST OF THE MONTH | MARY BETH BOONE  In one of Mary Beth's blog posts there is an artist statement for her Mindful Series where she says, "I want to be kind, hopeful, and a good listener." It's Mary Beth's intent that by practicing these character traits she is able to make the world a better place. Prior to reading Mary Beth's blog I had written this: There is peace in Mary Beth's work and a clear connectivity to her natural surroundings. Her work is thoughtful and true.It was fascinating to me that I could grasp these feelings through her work and it reminded me of the power of positivity. Scroll down to read more about Mary ...