M12 – The Big Feed: On Rural Contemporary Art and Community Engagement from adobeairstream.com

In small towns across America, a tradition of throwing a big social gathering at the end of harvest season prevailed. It’s an idea we still see purported in films and on TV, but in reality, these events are disappearing as the populations of small, rural communities dwindle. However, in Byers, on the eastern plains of…

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 13,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 3 Film Festivals Click here to see the complete report.

Ricky Allman – “I’ll Capitulate if you Succumb” – Marine Contemporary

I was privileged to be acknowledged in Marine Contemporary‘s catalog for Ricky Allman’s recent exhibition. The show–(with a terrific title)–“I’ll Capitulate if you Succumb,” was Allman’s first solo exhibition with the gallery and ran from June 30-August 11, 2012. The 40-page catalog features an essay by Claressinka Anderson with special thanks to Leanne Goebel for…

Trine Bumiller Profile from Art Ltd. Magazine, March/April 2012

Big Bang 2012 Oil on panels, attached 36″x 54″ Photo: courtesy Zg Gallery, Chicago Trine Bumiller’s background in printmaking is evident in her paintings: wood panels combined together like building blocks to create a composite form of square and rectangular shapes. On each panel, a different organic, flat, geometric element suggests nature or botany. The…