I finally went to see the Ai Weiwei Zodiac installation at Civic Center Plaza in downtown Denver. These are an interpretation of a set of zodiac heads installed in Beijing’s Garden of Perfect Brightness. The heads were looted and plundered in 1860; 7 have been recovered 5 are still missing. The artist was playing with the idea of real and fake, and of nationalist symbolism. He wanted these to be accessible, even “funny”, so people can relate to them; everybody has a zodiac co
WAX Stories was soooo successful!! Thank you! The show came down yesterday and we packed up the boxes (phew! that's some work!) I will miss the beautiful encaustic work on the gallery walls! Thank you to Niza Knoll Gallery, Patricia Aaron our juror, Dick Blick Art Materials and Meininger Art Supply for their generous awards for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place honored artists. Hopefully we can do this again in 2019!!
I have to do this year re-cap stuff to remind myself that I actually did something in 2017. I want to show a jam packed timeline, complete w/pix that so that it looks nice. I want to include all the wonderful folks who touched my life along the way. Whoa! too much time, too many folks (thank you all!) feels too self-absorbed and just not gonna happen. A New Year's resolution for me... keep up with the blog in a more timely fashion; make it nice all year long. Share my gratitu