The drawing board is beginning to take shape with color, geometry and movement this summer. Excited to be working on a new rendering for Body Geometry, 2013.
Again, the sharp new moon blade. Again we walk a garden with the lily’s clever talking around us. Green satin no tailor sews, trees putting on their hats. A drumming begins, and we play along on the drums of our stomachs. The lake that was ice and iron is now ridged in the breeze like [...]
Linda Mary Montano: Always Creative Curated by Janet Dees From Site Santa Fe‘s press release: Montano has created works in a variety of forms that explore the interaction between art and life. At the heart of her practice is the belief that the strategies employed in the creation of and engagement with art, such as [...]
Another reason to love the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Thinking Aloud “I can see the humanity in a way, the figure breathing.” — Carmen Bambach About 82nd & Fifth 82nd & Fifth is the Met’s address in New York City. It is also the intersection of art and ideas. We’ve invited 100 curators from across the [...]
Two bodies, Moving through the park Breathing, talking, observing Together, All in green.
“Sonia Delaunay refused to accept the factile distinction between fine art and applied art or decorative arts. She devoted her gifts equally to the design of a fabric or to a room-size oil painting…” “For their visits to the dance hall, Bal Bullier, Sonia created her first ‘simultaneous dresses’, made of squares and triangles of [...]
First bloom of 2013. Astonished and grateful! “Instructions for living a life. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.” –Mary Oliver
Up early, Moving, And admiring a graceful partner.
Body Geometry for Sequoia Tees, 2012 Editioned T-shirt and cards/drawings, colored string Orange, hot pink and blue woodless colored pencils on recycled/acid free paper 5.5 x 12 inches Edition of 100 The edition for Sequoia Tees consists of the creation of a unique and editioned T-shirt by visual artists from around the world. The edition is [...]
The day has come and I can finally share with you the images from my edition with Sequoia Tees, a cool company based in Amsterdam. I’m thrilled about this project and although it’s not quite September 27th right here in NYC, in Amsterdam it sure is. So let’s get this rolling…. The edition is based [...]
The project I’m currently working on is with a company based in Amsterdam called Sequoia Tees. The project consists of the creation of a unique and editioned T-shirt by visual artists from around the world. Each artist’s design is showcased for 1 day. The day my edition will be on view is next Thursday, September 27. The [...]
I finally found a title for a new series of performance body monoprints using homemade beet ink. It has taken me many, many breaths to make these new works so I thought it to be a perfect title to describe the whole experience. I listen to Florence + the Machine while I run in the [...]
Luminescence Dressed in Red & Pink, 2012 A/P Performance Body Monoprint Book Gouache on paper 20 inches x 6 7/8 inches
See the World in Orange and Blue, 2011 Momentary movements Orange and blue woodless colored pencils, paint, hands, wall, sketchbook, paper Installation/performance at EFA Project Space, New York, NY I have been exploring the idea of body geometry by incorporating abstraction, movement and color. I am interested in creating an experience, and a dialogue between the [...]
Sunrise 7:19am The morning light is the most beautiful light If I was a painter I would paint while I run
I’m so thrilled to share with you the catalogue of the three person exhibition, The Weight of Jupiter, I was part of at Enjoy in Wellington, NZ. The essay for the exhibition curated by Erica Van Zon, was written by clever Megan Dunn. Another reason why I fell in love with the land and people of New [...]
Finding of the week: A claymation movie by Madison Blinn Based on the book Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni Song is Goodnight Moon by Said the Whale About the book Little Blue and Little Yellow are best friends, but one day they can’t find each other. When they finally do, they give [...]
You Can Sing Me Anything, 2011 Installation at Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand Green ribbon Photos: Lance Cash You Can Sing Me Anything was part of a three person exhibition entitled The Weight of Jupiter in Wellington, NZ. The exhibition, curated by Erica Van Zon, included work by Lisa Benson and Zoe Rapley. For [...]
Lamentation Choreography and Costume by Martha Graham Music: Neun Klavierstücke, op. 3. no. 2 by Zoltán Kodály Premiere: January 8, 1930 at Maxine Elliott’s Theatre, New York City
Body Geometry, 2011-ongoing Momentary movements Blue and hot pink fabric, orange clothing In Body Geometry, I explore the subtleties of balance and movement, which is based on my running and yoga practice. I incorporate three elements that have been essential to my work for years — abstraction, movement and color. Through the use of the [...]
I began a major spring cleaning at home and how perfect is to read about the current exhibition Color Moves: Art & Fashion by Sonia Delaunay at Cooper Hewitt, National Design Museum. A quick look around the apartment makes me laugh. There is art, color and toys everywhere! I definitely love to use color in [...]
Wrap Yourself Around Me, 2011 Installation/performance at Towson University Reused fabrics, sketchbook and 50 yards of blue ribbon
Last week, I was fortunate to present a new project at Towson University in Maryland. The exhibition curated by Prof. Susan Isaacs and entitled Fluid celebrates the 75th anniversary of the American Abstract Artists. I was in great company with friends and artists, Lynne Harlow and Marthe Keller. The whole experience was simply wonderful — from the [...]
So scary — it’s November already. What happened to 2010? Hope you all had a great Halloween. Brooklyn looks beautiful in fall colors. Enjoy!
Flesh, mind, breath: 1 body, 1 color, 1 continuous line.
It’s almost impossible to believe that it’s already October and chilly. September was — as always — a month full of new information, experiences, and goals. But although it was a busy month, this year September felt different, and I mean good different. Among the many reasons I couldn’t find time to write is that I [...]
Magical moments happen when… After a long day – first day of a tough class – picked up my fast runner from daycare. I laugh when people ask me if he already walks. He runs and runs and runs… – cooked a healthy dinner – bathed, read and got the little runner happily in bed Suddenly the final details [...]