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New Work • New Medium • Small Metals

New Work • New Medium • Small Metals

New Work • New Medium • Small Metals Start where you are. I recently decided to take a break from making documentaries. I’m returning to the studio to continue work I started with artists’ books before I was so rudely interrupted by a new passion:) I miss working with tools and materials … and listening […]

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Mountain Tea Studios Exhibits Art Mansfield Art Center Ohio

Mountain Tea Studios Exhibits Art Mansfield Art Center Ohio

Mountain Tea Studios Exhibits Art Mansfield Art Center Ohio September 30 – October 29   We just returned from the opening where we learned that the art spirit is alive and well in Mansfield, Ohio! .   The talented and capable hands of George Whitten along with Timothy Gorka guide the Mansfield Art Center. We […]

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Upcoming Art Exhibitions Fall 2017 from Ohio to five venues in the Southeast

Upcoming Art Exhibitions Fall 2017 from Ohio to five venues in the Southeast       2017 is proving to be the busiest Fall I have ever had. My work is involved in six exhibitions! I have gone from art-maker to logistics manager. The biggest show is at the Mansfield Art Center in Mansfield, Ohio […]

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Family History Restored

Family History Restored

Family History Restored One family scrapbook lovingly recorded by a dedicated family member and preserved by another. . The photographs always survive. . . It was a privilege to repair and preserve this beautiful album made in 1908. Much of the physical book was disintegrating but repairable. One particular challenge was the spine. It was […]

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Acrylic Artist Magazine Article

Acrylic Artist Magazine Article

Acrylic Artist Magazine Article Mark Flowers Artwork  Spring 2017 issue. . A sincere thank you to the artist, Phil Garrett, for recommending my work to Acrylic Artist Magazine, the Managing Editor, Jennifer Smith, for extending the opportunity, and the writer, Zach Hatfield, for knowing which of my ramblings to leave out while making the rest […]

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New Art on Gift List?

New Art on Gift List?

New Art on Gift List? Standing Still and Changing + Art . You can’t step twice into the same river because of constant change in you and the river, but if you stand in one spot you can see some changes happen over time. Here is a one-minute compilation of images taken from the same […]

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Photo Restoration

Photo Restoration • Mending the Past •   Our relatively recent commitment to become full-time artists comes with the mindset to trust we will make interesting and relative work. That trust also assumes that new and challenging commissions will come our way. It certainly has with this project. Working on this new Photo Restoration project […]

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Mending Family Albums

Mending Family Albums

Mending Family Albums •A Minute Part of Reality• ‘The photograph itself doesn’t interest me. I want only to capture a minute part of reality.’ Henri Cartier-Bresson         I recently finished a commission to reconstruct a deteriorating family photo album/scrapbook. The earliest photo was dated 1936. The photographs were well preserved considering their […]

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Commemorative Gift

Commemorative Gift

Commemorative Gift Personal and Memorable Book of Letters   I recently completed a commission to design a commemorative gift for the Head of School at Mercersburg Academy, Doug Hale. Mark and I served under Doug for 16 of our 23 years at Mercersburg, and it was an honor to be asked to participate in his […]

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Florence, SC • Screening

Florence, SC • Screening

Florence, SC • Screening The Other Brother Initiated by the Florence County Musem and the Florence Regional Arts Alliance with support from the Florence Film Society   We spent a memorable evening at the Florence County Museum screening The Other Brother, thanks to a joint effort between the museum, the Florence Regional Arts Alliance and […]

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