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Susan Richards · 1d ago

THE SOUL OF SOLES

This is Jean Shin's wonderful installation currently at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, which I am glad to have seen today.  "Worn Soles" creates a pattern on the floor."Hide," hanging from ...
Susan Richards · 3M ago

Big Apple Binge: 5 museums in 3 days

Even the kitchen sink can be found on the sidewalk in New York City.  David Hockney got me to the Metropolitan Museum.  Michelangelo alone wouldn't have done it.The Hockney retrospective was...
Susan Richards · 3M ago

The Last Clay Monoprints of 2017

Timeless Moment  is a mixed-media clay monoprint that makes use of gampi silk tissue, whose transparency I love.  The groom and bride are suspended in time.We weren't in Nashville very long ...
Susan Richards · 4M ago

Lesley Dill's a dilly!

I was so fortunate to attend Lesley Dill's talk, together with my friend Susan Turkel.  Dill's work truly has no boundaries, only 'intersections' with all of life, especially words and trans...
Susan Richards · 4M ago

Theater of the Absurd makes a match

The Dumpster Divers recently visited Bethany Mission Gallery, where they fit right in.  Only Eugene Ionesco could have brought about this historic convergence. A fan of theater of the absurd...
Susan Richards · 5M ago

Ukulele Mama! and other stuff

A discarded ukulele case makes a perfect altar for my Ukulele Mama sculpture, made from paper clay, glazes, and acrylic.  The background is one of my clay monoprints.While making her, I was ...
Susan Richards · 5M ago

Ashville, North Carolina - I never thought of it as a pit stop...

Our whole road trip's schedule got messed up on day two, by a rutting deer leaping into the passenger side of our car in a suicidal frenzy.  Fortunately, we were unhurt and the car was still...
Susan Richards · 5M ago

Asleep in the Deep: many ways to use clay!

Asleep in the Deep is my first experiment in combining clay monoprints with clay sculpture.  Here I have covered the wooden box with a clay monoprint.  The mermaid, who represents a deep dre...
Susan Richards · 6M ago

On the Trail of Violet Oakley

I love this selfie together with Violet Oakley's "Eve at the Feet of Mary", a proposal for a fountain, 1945-49.  It is one of her many wonderful drawings in charcoal and white chalk on brown...
Susan Richards · 6M ago

It was a Dream and a Vision, and now a Reality!

Jesse White and I are at the opening reception of "Clay Monoprints:  Dreams, Visions, and Alternate Realities - An Exhibit of Works by Susan Richards".  Jesse is the Director of Arts and Spi...