Posts tagged "Collage"
Artist Residency at CLP Hazelwood Branch

Artist Residency at CLP Hazelwood Branch

Today we are so pleased to welcome artist Edith Abeyta to the Library as Incubator Project. Edith and her collaborator, Darnell Chambers, are just beginning a year as artists-in-residence at the Hazelwood branch of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Edith and Darnell will document their residency with quarterly posts for the Incubator Project. Enjoy! ~ Laura by...
Featuring: Bryan Voell

Featuring: Bryan Voell

Today we are pleased to welcome Bryan Voell to the Library as Incubator Project. Bryan is a librarian-artist who sees and lives the connection between libraries and the arts every day. Enjoy! ~ Laura Library as Incubator Project (LAIP): Please introduce yourself – who are you, where are you from, what type of work (creative, professional,...
Library as Incubator Project at The Bubbler: Setting up Shop

Library as Incubator Project at The Bubbler: Setting up Shop

We have the privilege of being artists-in-residence at The Bubbler at Madison Public Library for May and June! This means that for the first time, the Incubator Project “lives” somewhere physical – that isn’t a coffee shop. In the space, which is the Bubbler headquarters at MPL’s Central Library, we have several projects happening. Special...
Book Spine Collage at Fond du Lac Public Library

Book Spine Collage at Fond du Lac Public Library

We’re delighted to welcome our friend Mel Kolstad back to the site today to share a recent collage workshop she hosted at the Fond du Lak Public Library.  Mel is a huge supporter of libraries, and her collage work often uses discarded books for material and inspiration!  Enjoy– Erinn Book Spine Collage at Fond du...
Featuring: Alice Walsh and Ex Libris: Found Art From a Public Library

Featuring: Alice Walsh and Ex Libris: Found Art From a Public Library

We’re delighted to welcome mixed-media artist Alice Walsh to the site today– when she began to study art, her home library supported her study, and then hooked her up with materials when she began using catalog cards in her work. Read on to learn more about Alice’s art and how she’s giving back! ~Erinn   My...
Shadows! Demons! Dancers!: A Guest Blog by Anja Notanja Sieger

Shadows! Demons! Dancers!: A Guest Blog by Anja Notanja Sieger

Today’s feature shares another glimpse into artist Anja Notanja Sieger’s creative process, this time with an exciting new series of papercut work that examines the shadow self of the artist. Don’t miss the other posts: Libraries Fuel Creativity, Everyone is a Library of Experiences, and In Which She Is Challenged to a Duel!. ~Erinn Shadows!  Demons!  Dancers! Shadows!  Demons! ...
In Which She is Challenged to a Duel: A Guest Blog by Anja Notanja Sieger

In Which She is Challenged to a Duel: A Guest Blog by Anja Notanja Sieger

Today, we’re pleased to share another glimpse into artist Anja Notanja Sieger’s creative process!  This installment of her guest blog series examines how libraries and library materials influence her art, and confronts the question: will people read books in 10 years?  Don’t miss the other posts: Libraries Fuel Creativity, and Everyone is a Library of Experiences. ~Erinn In...
Featuring: the Cigar Box Project (Part 3)

Featuring: the Cigar Box Project (Part 3)

This is the third part of our series on the Cigar Box Project, a group exhibition of works that are all contained within cigar boxes. The subject matter? Libraries, books, reading. Today we talk with two of the exhibition’s artists, Tom Clark and Deborah Madigan. Tom Clark Please tell us a little bit about yourself and the type...
Featuring: the Cigar Box Project (Part 2)

Featuring: the Cigar Box Project (Part 2)

This is the second part of our series on the Cigar Box Project, a group exhibition of works that are all contained within cigar boxes. The subject matter? Libraries, books, reading. Today we talk with two of the exhibition’s artists, Jim Wright and Terry Evans. Jim Wright Tell us a bit about yourself and your...
Everyone is a Library of Experiences: A Guest Blog by Anja Notanja Sieger

Everyone is a Library of Experiences: A Guest Blog by Anja Notanja Sieger

Today, we’re pleased to roll out the next installment of Anja Notanja Sieger’s a new blog series on how libraries and library materials influence her art.  Don’t miss the first blog in the series, Libraries Fuel Creativity, and check out her original artist interview on the Library as Incubator Project, where she shares her unique vision of the ideal library....
The "My Downtown" exhibit by Melissa Kolstad

The “My Downtown” exhibit by Melissa Kolstad

We’re pleased to welcome back to the Library as Incubator Project our friend and guest blogger Melissa Kolstad, who brings you an update about her fabulous new show at the Fond du Lac (WI) Public Library. In May of 2011, I had an idea for a collage exhibit – enough of an idea to request...
Libraries Fuel Creativity: A guest blog by Anja Notanja Sieger

Libraries Fuel Creativity: A guest blog by Anja Notanja Sieger

Today, we’re delighted to debut a new blog series from Anja Notanja Sieger.  Don’t miss her original artist interview on the Library as Incubator Project, where she shares her unique vision of the ideal library– a place where artists’ work is incubated by community knowledge.  And telescopes!  Enjoy. ~Erinn Libraries Fuel Creativity by Anja Notanja Sieger This post...