Posts Tagged ‘ linocut printmaking ’

Moments in Time – Exhibition Photographs

A Day in the Life Art Installation by Lauren Odell Usher Sharpton

Maude Kerns Art Center offered me the opportunity to make my art installation for A Day in the Life a reality this year. With special help from my amazing and talented friend, Katrina Henry, the project came full circle and was installed and exhibited.   Artist Statement / A Day in the Life —————————————————————————-...

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What it feels like to be in an art show

linocut print of a woman looking over her shoulder printed on used notebook paper that has been sewn together

Tomorrow I will be driving out to the Chehalem Cultural Center in Newberg, Oregon to see my artwork next to several other artists’s work. It is my first group exhibition since moving to Corvallis last September. This will the 20th time my work has been exhibited. I am anxious, excited, nervous, giddy, satisfied, prideful,...

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Getting over myself.

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I take myself too seriously. I worry too much about the work I make. And, in the end, it is extremely detrimental to the art I attempt to create. Having successfully distracted myself from creating visual art for the last 4 or 5 months while making upcycled clothing and purses I have had a...

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The Red Balloon now has a second page.

close up of a print of a girl with a red balloon

I just finished the second page of my Red Balloon Series, a story about a young girl and red balloon.  I have been trying to come up with as many scenarios to create prints from.  I know that in the future they will go on a bike ride together, go to school and maybe...

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The Red Balloon

The Red Balloon

So, I have just started a new print series that I am really excited about.  I forgot how much I love printmaking.  In an attempt to fully embrace the whole artist that I am, I have decided to just do whatever I feel like in the studio each day.  If I feel like photographing,...

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