ArtistBlog

Happenings @729Studios in Hawai’i - A great time of year to be back creating artwork in my Honolulu studio space. ¬†Received the wonderful news my proposal for Contact 2018 (Contact Zone) has been accepted so I have been madly working to bring my vision into fruition. These are photos of the last days in my larger, light filled studio space.… Continue reading Happenings @729Studios in Hawai’i
Textiles and Robots and Kimono Roboto - Courtesy of a friend with Yaskawa Electric, I rec’d an invitation to the Int’l Robot Exhibition at Tokyo Big Sight. Amazing to see all the various applications of robots in development, how each company creates a ‘look’ for their robots, and how they are being marketed at this industry trade show. Does a nice job… Continue reading Textiles and Robots and Kimono Roboto
Imago Mundi Project – Hawaii - The Imago Mundi Project came to Hawai’i early this year and I chose to participate, to show how Hawaii has impacted me. Provided with a small, wood platform in which to express such a massive change I chose to use acrylic paint. A medium I only recently embraced and in ocean blue colors in which… Continue reading Imago Mundi Project – Hawaii
Blue Dancer Macro Photography Series - Had the opportunity to post more successful macro photography pieces on Saatchi Art to sell. Blue Dancer Series of 3 macro photos has been added to my shop in the New Media Category.   Focusing on my #Adobe365Challenge has made each of my goals within the Adobe programs easier to accomplish. My cookbook is being… Continue reading Blue Dancer Macro Photography Series
Ocean of Fiber Photography - My Macro Photography work continues with detailed views of my Endangered Oceans fiber art project. Edited to only the best ones, some square, some round bird’s eye views, mix and match them in various sizes to create a wall installation that suits you best. Available through my shop on Saatchi Art: Follow more of my… Continue reading Ocean of Fiber Photography
What’s Next after Ark of the Unicorns Residency - Riding the wave of #NaNoWriMo I have resurrected a writing project I started in 2013 here in Japan. My non-fiction recipe book doesn’t exactly qualify but enough is the same to keep me encouraged each day. Evernote has kept all of my notes safe, all 78 of them, exactly as I left them! Found the… Continue reading What’s Next after Ark of the Unicorns Residency
#Adobe365Challenge - Q. What is the #Adobe365challenge? A. This is simply part of personal Lifelong Learning goals and part necessity to bring my creative ideas to fruition. I’ve chosen to learn the Adobe Creative Cloud Apps and am documenting my progress, both successes and failures via my Twitter: StudioDeanna w/ #Adobe365challenge Q. How may I participate in… Continue reading #Adobe365Challenge
Beyond the Stitch Work – Artist Residency in Hawaii - My Artist Residency at Ark of the Unicorns was meant to accomplish crochet designs of the human figure and the connections we make with each other. Instead, of simply stitching connections in wire, I also made the best ones myself, in person. In both her ceramics workshop and her speaking engagement Magdalene Odundo spoke of… Continue reading Beyond the Stitch Work – Artist Residency in Hawaii
Bright Turquoise Waterfall Wire Sculpture has been chosen! - Thank You ever so much to juror Magdalene Odundo, OBE, one of my wire crochet sculpture pieces has been chosen for¬†Hawaii Craftsmen’s 50th Anniversary Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition! Hand-crocheted from 16gauge and 20gauge copper wire and then powdered coated to add fun, bright color to a spot in one’s home or garden. Bright Turquoise Waterfall… Continue reading Bright Turquoise Waterfall Wire Sculpture has been chosen!
Studio Visit, Stitch Experiments, & Lefty Achievement Unlocked - On Wednesday, Bernice Akamine came by for a studio visit. She is a well respected Native Hawai’ian artist who also does wire stitchwork. She just had a solo show on the Big Island and I greatly appreciate her taking the time to stop by! There are not many other wire stitch artists so it was… Continue reading Studio Visit, Stitch Experiments, & Lefty Achievement Unlocked

 

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