essay link: Featured Artist in Maine Arts Journal Summer 2022
"Beyond Plein Air The Landscape—Real/Recreated/Reassembled/Imagined"
I was invited by the editors of the Maine Arts Journal to write an essay about their theme as it relates to my work process and content.
Veronique Pleisch writes: "We understand the draw of the outdoors in Maine, which is perhaps even more enticing after a long winter. This summer issue of the Maine Arts Journal features artists reflecting upon the meanings working en plein air holds for them—but with a twist. We didn’t want plain plein air; instead, we asked our contributors to think Beyond Plein Air. The simple addition of “beyond” was meant as an invitation to reflect upon the process with which a real landscape is transformed."
essay link: Kris Lanzer (kelly and mildred) in maine arts journal's winter quarterly 2022
I write about my paper log sculpture and cardboard spiral installation for the Journal's theme of absence and presence.
catalog link: Museum of Art UNH
"On The Edge" an exhibition of drawings. Catalog pages 22/23
Observations about the show "Shift Register" by Marta Spendowska
The group exhibit "Shift Register" was curated by Shaina Gates in Exeter NH. ... "The title, writes Marta Spendowska, refers to an electronic system for processing information quickly, and works as an analogy for the kind of intuitive processing that forms the logic of the exhibition..."
news link: "Art Inspired by Noise" by journalist Deb Cram
An article about the art installation called "Dover Traffic Spiral" that came to fruition during the pandemic in May 2020. The journalist and I stayed apart and on opposite sides of the fence for the interview.