Sunday, May 26, 2013

Shadow Circus: 18 Week Journey

I am horrible when it comes to keeping up with my blog posts.  At the end of the day, I hardly have the energy to put two words together for my husband, let alone write something coherent for the world to see.  However, this summer marks the beginning of a new chapter in my work culminating in a collection called Shadow Circus that I will be exhibiting in a museum with the very talented Lorraine Glessner at the Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art in Marietta, GA, and a gallery exhibition at River Gallery in Chattanooga, TN.  

For the next 18 weeks I have jumped into the unknown by leaving the show circuit to focus on pushing my work in terms of both technique and concept. Taking myself out of my usual source of income and validation is both frightening and liberating.  I don't have any tools for guidance to arrive at  my destination other than a voice inside that says, "BE BOLD!"  

I would like use my blog to document the process and share my journey with you.  It is not clear to me what I will be sharing at this point.  Perhaps a few conceptual snippets, studio images or angst-filled longings for guidance.  It is probably better not to think about it too much and embark before I lose my nerve.  

I hope you will join me during this process!