Harmony and Dissonance in the work of Kim Lakin

by Jason Kappus Most of our everyday interactions with textiles are utilitarian and the processes behind clothing, quilts, and rugs seem governed by traditions and rules, the idea that there is a right way to do something, that if instructions are executed properly the desired product will be achieved.  In contrast, Kim Lakin’s fiber work […]

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Alan’s Rose of Corn

by Careen Stoll I’ll let Alan Rose tell you about his youngest years of school: Then as now, he describes his sense of time as slower than that of others; he was chided as a boy for dilly-dallying, but I venture to say that perhaps it is this slow contemplation that yields the quirky humor […]

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Artists interview each other: Andrea McFarland and Kamala Dolphin-Kingsley

What do Kamala Dolphin Kingsley and Andrea McFarland have in common? As artists, their subject matter, style and use of medium are quite different. In age they are a generation apart. Yet they both share a love of nature, gardening, and the mysterious, darker side of things. They are also both artists who spent their […]

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