I worked with VSC photographer Howard Romero to capture the installation I created at VSC using the laser cut plexi pieces. Each glyph is about 2 feet or 3 feet square, to give an idea of the scale. The top is a closeup showing how the piece looks when the room is darkened and a strong light is projected onto the back wall.
The Fairy Tale Series is now on view at the Fort Point Artists Association Gallery at 300 Summer Street, Boston, MA until August 1. Thanks to curator and fellow artist, Catherine Carter for including my work in this four person show with Anthony Falcetta and Kristin KB Breiseth.
Lured by the beauty of the north shore of Boston, I once again brought a group of students to Lanesville, MA for a week of artmaking. Nine lovely people joined me for some serious fun and exploration using mostly acrylics. As I work for Golden Paints, much of my teaching revolves around helping students understand the versatility of the medium and what all those different products actually can do for them.
Appetite - four day exhibition in Melrose, MA featuring my work and my friends Patti Brady and Catherine Bertulli.
Lisa Crossman, Ph.D., Curator - Fitchburg Art Museum, had this to say about Appetite
Appetite begins with instinct and results in vibrant, playful
excess. Catherine Bertulli hosts the artist-organized pop-up exhibit in
her large studio in Melrose, MA. Each artist toys with the seduction of
the surface such as the draw of bright colors. Bertulli’s monumental
towers are impressive illusions, shimmering columns of gold, turquoise
and other brilliant tints. They are eye-catching objects. Yet the
aniline dyes are fugitive–presenting only impermanent effects–and they
are hollow, only a shell of architecture. Adria Arch’s palette too
confesses her interest in forcing the unexpected through
experimentation–freezing a mark in time and then responding to it, and
intuitively combining fields of color with shapes and patterns. Her
paintings are pleasurable in their leg…