Saturday, August 30, 2014

FALL ART NEWS

Free Educational Series ART WALK at Edgemont Highlands, Durango, Colorado Saturday, Sept. 6th - 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 7th - 2 p.m. Join Allison Andersen for an educational walk to view and learn about the environmental art along the trails. Meet at the Community Lodge 10 minutes prior to the start, wear comfortable shoes and bring drinking water. Walks will last about 2 hours each, and will be a different route each day. The Lodge is at 40 Red Canyon Trail. R.S.V.P. with your name, date attending, number of persons attending, and a contact phone number to 259-9133 x2 These art sites were designed by Mary Ellen Long and Allison Andersen is now the maintaining and expanding the on-going project. ——————————————————————————————————————— FALL WORKSHOPS IN THE STUDIO OF MARY ELLEN LONG 209 El Diente Drive,Durango PAPER-MAKING - SEPTEMBER 20 basic “kitchen” techniques/western & eastern style methods/emphasis on local fibers BOOK ARTS - OCTOBER 25 review of many styles/bindings & sculptural forms/individual projects Both workshops are for beginning to experienced Small classes and consultation on individual projects all materials supplied 10-4 $65. each workshop These are the last workshops I will teach this year.  wmelart@yahoo.com

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

ENVIRONMENTAL ART WORKSHOP (AKA: LAND ART)

Still room in the ENVIRONMENTAL ART WORKSHOP. Sign up for walking in the woods and making art from gathered natural materials. Lunch included.

Monday, August 4, 2014

ENVIRONMENTAL ART WORKSHOP

ENVIRONMENTAL ART (AKA: LAND ART) DURANGO WORKSHOP with MARY ELLEN LONG SATURDAY, AUGUST 16 morning: 209 El Diente Drive (Edgemont) afternoon: 768 Clearview Road 10-4 (lunch included) $50. sign-up and more information 259-4363 wmelart@yahoo.com reference: maryellenlongart.blogspot.com greenmuseum.org organicartinstitute.org CONCENTRIC CIRCLES, CLEARVIEW, CO 1993-2002

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

NEW SHOW IN DURANGO

Announcing "GATHERED SPACES", an exhibit by artist Leslie Scheiblberg Madigan at the Art Library at the Durango Arts Center. Opening reception is Friday, July 11, 5 to 7 pm.
and the show runs through July and August. The show includes "Journey Jars" containing book constructions of site specific materials and much more. Leslie lives in the Hudson River Valley, just north of Manhattan. The Arts Center welcomes her back as the first director of the Durango Arts Center in the 80's. At 7 p.m. following reception Short talk by Madigan (Scheiblberg) Part I: “Beginnings of the Durango Arts Center…1978-1988” Part II: “Building Gathered Spaces - 2006-2014”

Monday, June 23, 2014

PULP MASTERY images

The work in the Abecedarian Gallery show can be seen at the Gallery Online Store: http://abecedariangallery.com/store/

DENVER SIDE TRIP AND FAMILY

Visit to the Denver Art Museum.
Design by Daniel Libeskind (top of "Big Sweep" by Oldenburg and van Bruggen) with old part of Museum in background - design by Gio Ponti
 Lao-Tsu by Mark di Suvero                bottom photo: family at Abecedarian Gallery reception

PULP MASTERY

Here are some installation shots of the Abecedarian exhibit in Denver.
 Wasp Maze, Shintai Scrolls, Shintai Book (all in case), Wasp Washi installation
 Sands Signs Symbols (4 scrolls), Secrets of the Burn (in case), Rootlets (12 on wall), Melissa Craig in corner.
 Cloud Root Paper (hanging), Forest Stories-Grouse and Snake (case), Connemara (cast paper on wall - 9 pages in 6 books)  Melissa Jay Craig books below.

WORKSHOP in HANDPAPERMAKING

PAPERMAKING Workshop, Mary Ellen Long studio, Sat. June 28, 10-4.  A few spaces left. beginning to experienced
small classes and consultation on individual projects - emphasis on local fibers and use of Kozo fiber with western and eastern styles.
all materials supplied

$65.

INFORMATION & TO REGISTER
wmelart@yahoo.com

Sunday, June 8, 2014

PULP MASTERY

Mary Ellen Long
Melissa Jay Craig

ABECEDARIAN
GALLERY

810 Santa Fe, #101
Denver, Colorado
720-282-4052
Santa Fe Art District


JUNE 20 - AUGUST 2, 2014

OPENING RECEPTION, FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 6-8 pm

Gallery open Thursdays and Fridays, 1-6 and Saturdays, noon-4 pm

Monday, May 19, 2014

BOOK PLACEMENT

Recently my WINTER PRESSING 2012-13 has been placed in the Mandeville Special Collections,  UCSD (University of California, San Diego) in La Jolla.  For more information see blog post June 3, 2013.