Chicago Lion is heading to a couple of Chicago shows.
Chicago Lion, Hand-colored Linocut on Arches (buff). 16″ x 24″ Image/idea from a trip to Chicago last winter and a visit with my favorite lions…
Will write more soon with show details, but know that one will be in a Gallery at end of May, 2016, and the other:
Friday, June 10, 2016 at Northdown Taproom for the Lions and Tigers and Beers event (all proceeds benefit the Minneapolis Wildcat Sanctuary). More info at their Facebook Event Page
I lucked out again…
Picking out pieces to submit back in April, this was another one of those “omg, like what do I have to lose?” sort of entries, hoping hoping hoping that this year’s jurors would appreciate a little levity. 6am this morning in my inbox, I found out that they did:
Your Birds in Art entry Chicken Pot Pie has been selected for the 2016 exhibition…
Is life overwhelming? Add puppies!
Detail from “Omar learns about personal space,” hand-colored linocut
Finally, some production, and a new print that I’m pleased with. It’s been a tough winter to get studio work done…
Posted in breed, Farm, farm stories, graphic design, Linocuts, linoleum, Market Weight Press, New Work, Printmaking, relief, Zuzu |
Tagged drama, Great Dane, hand-colored, Omar, puppy, terrier, Zuzu |
5ft hog at Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA)
Honored to find out “
Hog Butcher for the World” (5ft woodcut) made it into the 2016 Wisconsin Biennial…[out of] 650 works, the three jurors (Pete Olson, Tammie Rubin, and Graeme Reid) selected 52 works…. Most exciting is that this is held at the beautiful Museum of Wisconsin Art in West Bend, Wisconsin.
Part 3: Off to Chicago!
**This is part 3 of the story behind the “Hog Butcher for the World” woodcut. If you’d like to read them, here is Part 1 (the research) and Part 2 (cutting the block)
The skyline of downtown Chicago…there’s something magical about it, and when it first appears in the distance, I get this rush of adrenaline…a feeling of an adventure about to happen…the Big City.