Wednesday, February 25, 2015

My new website:
 maryellenlongart.com

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

(UN)BOUND exhibit in San Diego, CA

A few of my artists' books are included in the exhibit "(Un)Bound, Artists' Books from the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA taking place at The San Diego Central Library, 330 Park Blvd, 
San Diego - opening reception, Sat. Jan 31 from 12PM-2PM. The exhibit runs until April 26, 2015.

Forest Library

Sunday, January 11, 2015

RECENT PLACEMENTS

Two of my works are now in the Penrose Library Collection at the University of Denver.
 "Forest Stories: Grouse" and 3 panels of the installation book work "Connemara"

Saturday, January 10, 2015

NEW WORK

One of my box assemblages - 2014 - recently placed in a Durango collection.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

New Works

"Once Upon a Time", a book sculpture and "Black and White", a collage with handmade paper.  These and other new works will be included in my Open Studio event this weekend.  209 El Diente, Durango, CO

Monday, November 24, 2014

ANNUAL OPEN STUDIO

OPEN HOUSE AND STUDIO SALE

MARY ELLEN LONG

SATURDAY & SUNDAY

DECEMBER 6 & 7

10-4


209 EL DIENTE DRIVE
EDGEMONT

259-4363

PAPERWORKS
COLLAGE, SCULPTURE, PRINTS, DRAWINGS
&

PAINTINGS, ART OBJECTS, BOX ART, ARTISTS’ BOOKS

Friday, November 21, 2014

WINTER SOLSTICE ARTISANS' MARKET

Have a little corner at the Durango Arts Center opening tonight 5-7.  Repurposed Shintai cast paper baskets and a selection of my Nature Bundles (combinations of found materials - nature conversations!

Friday, November 7, 2014

RECENT ARTISTS' BOOK PLACEMENTS

This fall a number of my one-of-a-kind artists' books have found a permanent home in the Special Collections Library of Baylor University in Texas.  They were sold through Abecedarian Gallery's recent exhibit "Pulp Mastery", in which my work and the work of Melissa Jay Craigs was featured.
Four of my editioned books were also placed in the collection.

 Shintai Book
 Shintai Pages
 Shintai Scrolls
 Sand Games
 Forest Stories:Snake
 Arroyo Roots
Wasp Maze
Chi

Monday, November 3, 2014

NEW INSTALLATION

"Through the Forest" an installation using nature-altered oriental spirit papers is part of the Members Exhibit at the Durango Arts Center for the month. The papers were laid along a forest trail held by a stone throughout the winter.  In the spring, the harvest revealed the change that this collaboration with nature and time created
.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Exhibit inclusion

My "A Walk in the Woods" sculptural artists' book has been included in the exhibit "In and Out of Sculptural Books at The Ink Shop Printmaking Center, Ithaca, NY.  this month. Curated by Kumi Korf (selections from workshops she has taught across the U.S) , my piece was created in  the workshop she taught a few years ago at the Durango Arts Center, on the occasion of her exhibit of prints in the Art Library.