- Western Zodiac
- Eastern Zodiac
- Birds of a Feather
- Elephant Parade
- Individual Works
- Knight&Hammer Jewelry
- Sold Pieces
- Collector's Corner
- Monumental Sculptures
- Watercolors and Drawings
- Small works
- The Early Years: Found Object Assemblage I
- Found Object Assemblage II
- Found Object Assemblage III
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
HIGH ALTITUDE SCULPTURE - A RESIDENCY
3D Foundation, Verbier Switzerland
September 6th - October 15th.
Artists Reception Friday September 23rd 5:30- 6:30.
Manchester - Derryfield art teacher and sculptor Andy Moerlein from Bow, NH, and Donna Dodson, a sculptor and frequent collaborator from Boston, MA have recently completed a Sculpture Park Residency in Verbier, Switzerland. HIGH ALTITUDE SCULPTURE - A RESIDENCY is an exhibit of water colors, drawings, photos of their work as well as images of the work produced by the 7 artists in residence in Switzerland. For five weeks, (May 21 - June 25, 2011) a roster of emerging and critically acclaimed Swiss, British and American artists were invited to create a museum without walls in the high Alps overlooking Verbier Switzerland. Verbier is a world class destination for skiing, snow boarding, and alpine hiking and is the home of the Verbier Classical Music Festival. The artists participating in the residency include Gregory Coates, Musa Hixson, Timothy Holmes, Zak Ove and Kiki Thompson. Will Ryman, Andre Raboud, Edouard Faro, Etienne Krahenbuhl, Nathalie Delhaye and Josette Taramarcaz also loaned monumental sculptures to the first high altitude sculpture park exhibition.
The creative challenge Dodson, Moerlein, and the other artists addressed was suggested by Paul Goodwin, Curator to Tate Britain, “New Monumentalism: art, nature and community.” Using views of the mountains where the sculpture park is located as a creative departure point, the residency was designed to be an incubator for ideas and creativity amongst the artists. The purpose of the residency is to create an international contemporary art dialogue between the artists and the local community. Over a five week working residency the artists shared their work in public talks, taught their methods and creative approaches to local children, and built a substantial permanent sculpture.
In conjunction with this exhibit there will be a panel discussion on Saturday October 15th, 2011, 2-4pm in The Derryfield School’s Lyceum:
International Art Residencies and Symposia - A Panel Discussion
at The Derryfield School 2108 River Road Manchester NH 03304 USA
Individual artists with international experiences will share images of their work and discuss the experience of living in a unique environment and creating work in situ in a foreign country. Directors of International programs will introduce their programs and philosophic goals. An internationally recognized artist/curator will facilitate a conversation on art making in a cross-cultural/site specific context.
Update: A brief overview of Verbier 3-D Sculpture Park Residency 2011 on video.
Images: Upended, a Ghost Print, steel, hand made stones by Andy Moerlein
Baby Bringer, 12 ft tall, styroffoam, cement, paint by Donna Dodson
Friday, August 26, 2011
Bring your own picnic
FEATURED ARTISTS THIS YEAR:
Wendy Klemperer and Roger Goldenberg
SCULPTURE FEST 2011
AT PROSPER ROAD LOCATION THE THEME IS "SACRED LAND," AN INVITATIONAL EXHIBITION WITH WORKS BY JOHN BIELING, SETH CALLANDER, DAVID COLTON, CHARLET DAVENPORT, CHARLET EGBERT, SAL FARLOW, HERB FERRIS, JOSEPH FICHTER, DIMITRI GERAKARIS, ROGER GOLDENBERG, BRUCE HATHAWAY, ANDREW HELLMUND, BARBARA KAUFMAN, WENDY KLEMPERER, DANIEL LADD, ROBERT MARKEY, JAY MEAD, ANDY MOERLEIN, TRACY PENDLETONN, HECTOR SANTOS, MARGARET SHEEHAN, VALORIE SHEEHAN, SUZI SULLIVAN, PHIL THORNE, JAMES IRVING WESTERMAN, JOSH WINER, KENNETH WOODHEAD
ADDITIONAL ARTISTS WILL BE ADDED AS THEY RESPOND
AT THE KING FARM, A YOUNG GROUP OF "ARTIST/CURATORS" ARE INVITING NEW ARTISTS TO PARTICIPATE ON THE THEME OF FARMS: CHARLET DAVENPORT, PETER DAVENPORT, DONNA DODSON, DIMITRI GERAKARIS, BRUCE HATHAWAY,WENDY KLEMPERER, MAXWELL HEIGES, LELA KEEN JAACKS, MICHAEL NEDELL, JUSTIN O'ROURKE, LI SHEN, JOHN IRVING WESTERMAN, KENNETH WOODHEAD
509 Prosper Road, Woodstock, VT.
Director Charlet Davenport has worked as an artist in Vermont since 1963. Currently her work in ceramic sculpture is influenced by many years of acting as Director of Sculpture Fest. Initially her ourdoor art installations were created on fibre glass mesh and installed in public spaces (St. Gaudens Historic National Park, The Rotunda at Dartmouth College Hopkins Center, the Vermont Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, the bank of the Hoosic River on Williams College Campus, Slater Mill, Pawtucket, RI, the TW Wood Art Center and a variety of other public and semi-public spaces.)
Peter Davenport, Co-Director of Sculpture Fest, is the one-man landscape force. Along with his duties as curator of the exhibition he aids artists in installing work, clearing sites, creating the signage, keeping everything clear for visitors as well as caring for the grounds throughout the exhibition time.
Both Davenports agree that land belongs to all of us and welcome the guests who come to Sculpture Fest each year.
Image: Elephant Oracle, 8ft tall, styrofoam & cement, 2010 by Donna Dodson
Photo Credit: Charlet & Peter Davenport
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
9:25p - On the Confluence
@ Steeple St Bridge between memorial Blvd and Canal St
Providence, Rhode Island
A fire sculpture of a flower by artists Donna Dodson & Andy Moerlein will be set alight on the confluence downstream from the Steeple Street Bridge at 9:25pm during WaterFire Providence on Saturday, August 13th 2011. The artists are looking to the heavens for inspiration this year. Images of the recent Rosebud of a Reflection Nebula that circulated on the internet for Valentine’s Day planted a seed in the mind of the artists making the connection that chemistry is color, energy is matter, flame and water are fluid in the mind’s eye. A rosebud seems like the perfect symbol of WaterFire: romantic, lovely and passionate. Barnaby Evans is the artistic Director of this unique spectacle that has been taking place since 1997. Cathryn Griffith captured the entire lighting on video.
To see the Phoenix these artists created last year, click on this Youtube video.
Update: Erin Smithers got a nice shot of us lighting our Flower of Fire on video.
Monday, August 1, 2011
Produced by Connecticut Art Connection
(Formerly GALLERY 46)
650 Main Street, Middletown, CT 06457
August 6 - 28, 2011
Marcella Anna Stasa
Jennifer Eli French
Amanda M Brown & Kevin Sweet
Fri, Aug 12, 6-9pm
Live Musical Performance by MeLinda Dalton and Russ Quinn of The Ninas
For gallery hours or more information call 860-729-5806