On May 26th, I put on my own show, titled “Metes and Bounds,”at The Annex, an event space in Minneapolis. Why wait to be chosen by a curator? I chose and curated my own damn self! I did it for a couple reasons. One, I knew instinctively that having to assemble a body of workContinue reading “Metes and Bounds”
Author Archives: Don Pelota
An oily transition
For decades, I’ve lugged around a crate full of oil paints. Several tubes were even left over from my college art student days. I had long stopped working in oils, but I knew I’d return to them someday. As soon as the baby began sleeping for longer stretches at night, I knew I was readyContinue reading “An oily transition”
More late night cutting and pasting, including a wintry experiment
This last piece, unfortunately, doesn’t show as well digitally as in person. It might benefit from another work session (if that happens, I’ll post the results below). But it’s an interesting departure and one that I’d like to explore further. I have a vision of a field of white with various shapes and colors subtlyContinue reading “More late night cutting and pasting, including a wintry experiment”
More late night sketching
Last night, I tested out some Stabilo Woody crayons. These are similar to colored pencils, but they’re thicker and water soluble, which permits one to work the colors further with a wet brush.
Collage greatest hits
Here are my favorites from the prior months.