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.

Saturday, October 11, 2014

BOOK ARTS WORKSHOP

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.

10-4

$65.

for sign-up and more information

wmelart@yahoo.com





Thursday, October 9, 2014

Living in Southwest Colorado, one of my favorite seasons is fall and the colors that explode.  Here is a scene on the mountain adjacent to Rico, CO

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