Sunday, January 31, 2010

Flower Power: Unfolding

The Silverwood Gallery’s 2010 Invitational show is opening on Friday February Fifth.  This year’s theme is Flower Power!  Ninety plus artists are participating.  When I dropped off my monotype assemblage Unfolding yesterday, Eric Heffelfinger had just begun hanging what promises to be a remarkable show.

Eric and Margaret Heffelfinger, artists and owners of Silverwood Gallery on Vashon Island, Washington, began their themed invitational exhibits several years ago.  The shows are always a visual treat and sometimes present a real challenge for the artist to create work within the parameters of the chosen theme.
 
My entry, a Monotype and wood assemblage, is titled Unfolding is an attempt to visually describe the evolving process of growth affected by a changing environment or fluctuations of fortune.

Unfolding
is approximately 22” X 14” X 2”.  Photo by Charles Backus.

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