"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
Friday, November 21, 2014
Friday, November 7, 2014
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.
Monday, November 3, 2014
"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
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.
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Last Workshop of the year
IN THE STUDIO OF MARY ELLEN LONG
209 El Diente Drive,Durango (Edgemont)
BOOK ARTS - OCTOBER 25
review of many styles/bindings & sculptural forms/individual projects
Workshop is for beginning to experienced
Small classes and consultation on individual projects
all materials supplied
I currently have a large selection of Japanese kozo papers
that will be available for our books.
for sign-up and more information
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Saturday, August 30, 2014
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. email@example.com