Friday, July 15, 2016

Back to the Bank for More ArtWalk

As I mentioned, there are around 25 artists besides me showing at Columbia Bank so I'll be highlighting my favorites over the next few posts. But I'm starting this post out with what became the running joke of my display during the opening reception. Many people stepped off the elevator or while walking by paused to take a closer look at that piece of art on the left . . . including me. And then slightly embarrassed, backed away, perhaps looking over their shoulder at me with a crooked smile once they saw what it was.

So close to my own framed pieces, looking framed itself and actually of a kind with my Eisenberg Fountain, it is actually the building's main floor plan with exit route marked in case of fire! Many suggested I make a tag and put a price on it, it would probably sell. We all got a good laugh out of that.

 The rest of the art in this post belongs to Denys Knight, who also displayed on the main floor but nearer the Tango Cafe. I own one of her pieces and am so intrigued with the way she manipulates metal in so many interesting ways. She has begun incorporating strung beads in some pieces, which I'm not sure I like. What I do always like is the weaving, the texturing, the colors and the way in some bits of metal escape over the frame or in other ways come off the background. You can click on any photo for a larger view - do enjoy!

Yes, every bit of that is metal

Another angle, note the crystal bead dangles

Bead dangles on this one too

Those woven metal strips curve WAY out beyond the frame


The Inside Stori said...

Who knew?!? The metal work is fascinating!

Michele Matucheski said...

Wow! I LOVE those aged metal texture pieces--for all the same reasons you mention. Thanks for sharing those.