|June 28, 2002
Dear Art Lover,
I hope your enjoying the start of summer.
The Open Studios in April was wonderful, with over 100 guests visiting my studio. It was a pleasure to see so many new faces and share my techniques and processes with so many of you.
Here are some of the things Ill be involved with over the summer months. I hope to see you at an upcoming event and I hope youll make a point to come out to support the Arts this summer.
*** BEECHER CENTER FOR TECHNOLOGY IN THE ARTS ***
The Beecher Center for Technology in the Arts at the Butler Institute of American Art is currently exhibiting a collection of digital art. Red Wall with Ferns and Evening Sky with Bamboo were chosen to represent my work.
The work is currently on exhibit at the Beecher Center in Youngstown, Ohio, and soon will be on the internet at http://www.fpa.ysu.edu/beecher/, click on the Digital Gallery link at the bottom of the page.
*** SEPTEMBER 11 MEMORIAL PORTFOLIO ***
The American Print Alliance has asked artists to donate an original 10" x 8" print to their Memorial Portfolio to celebrate a life lost in the events of September 11. Alliance director Carol Pulin writes, "This memorial portfolio is a way to help us comprehend the loss of so many individual lives." Ive donated an original print titled Turned Upside Down to the collection. http://www.printalliance.org
*** SIGGRAPH INTERNATIONAL TRAVELING ART SHOW ***
Gesture IV and Gesture V are represented in the n-space art gallery two year traveling exhibition. The show opened in December 2001 and will travel through 2003. Next up is Fort Lauderdale in July and then on to Beijing, China in August.
Heres the current schedule.
June 2002: Taiwan
July 2002: Fort Lauderdale
August 2002: Beijing, China
September/October: Bowling Green, Ohio
November: Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY
December: NYC ACM Siggraph
January 2003: Rochester, NY
Feburary Apri 2003l: Australia and Asia
*** ON/OFF/OVER THE EDGE ***
This traveling exhibited mounted by the American Print Alliance explore the concept of the "edge" in all of its possibilities, from figurative to literal, formal to conceptual, psychological to physical. On/Off/Over the Edge travels through 2003 and will be shown at neighborhood arts centers, small colleges and large universities. If you have a chance to catch the show, keep an eye out for Gesture V.
July 13 - August 24, 2002: Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, LaGrange, GA
September 11 - October 19, 2002: Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw GA
February 3-28, 2003: Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD
August 2003: Eastern Shore Art Association, Fairhope, AL
*** THE STUDIO AT SIGGRAPH 2002 SAN ANTONIO ***
Ill be headed off to Texas at the end of July to attend this years SIGGRAPH conference. SIGGRAPH is an annual gathering of the international computer graphics community. If your attending, come by The Studio on Tuesday July 23 for one of my hands-on-sessions.
1-1:30 _Creating Surface Texture Before Printing
2-2:30 _ Digital Film Transfers Onto Paper
3:30-4 _ Underpainting Before Printing
I think its pretty cool that SIGGRAPH choose to use Gesture IV on the front page of the 2002 website, as well as in their multimedia content. What an honor!
*** ARTIST FOR HIRE/ ART FOR SALE ***
Visit my gallery at http://www.zama.com/gallery.html to browse the collection of currently available prints. Im accepting new commissions on custom artwork. Contact me for a studio visit.
If your on the East Coast, visit Alpers Fine Arts in Andover, Mass to see a collection of my digital original prints. Peter, Betsy and Tony will share their collection of paintings and works on paper in their lovely gallery located outside of Boston. Alpers Fine Art - 2 Main Street, Andover, MA ph:978.470.0013.
My freelance design business, Zama Design, is looking for new clients. Services includes various design-related projects:
- promotional and sales support materials
- corporate and other marketing collateral
- corporate identity and style guidelines
- book illustrations and jacket design
- web site design and development
- user interface design
- digital fine art and printmaking
Please keep me in mind next time you need creative solutions, and don't hesitate to pass my name along. Thanks!
***FRIENDS IN THE ARTS***
Check out the paintings by friend and artist Nadia Tarlow. Her inspiration comes from nature, from the organic forms that make up our green world. I hope you enjoy her work as much as I do.
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Thanks for your continued love and support.
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