Year: 2008

Perfect Fit for Niche

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Posted in Artist's Commentary, Awards

Lindly Haunani, Rainbow Lei, 2008, 22″ long Lindly Haunani’s Rainbow Lei Necklace has been selected as a finalist for the 2009 Niche Awards. Lindly writes about her new work:

Leaf Book

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Posted in Adaptive Works, Artist Spotlight

Leaf Book, Liz Mitchell, 3.25″ x 1.75″ polymer, polymer mosaic, leaf, paper, plastic, screen, metal After MIPCES, Liz Mitchell continued to experiment with a variety of book forms. Leaf Book is a transitional piece in her evolution as an artist. In the making of this book she incorporated three different polymer clay techniques; photo transfer, thin sheeting and micro mosaic. From here, Liz went on to further explore multimedia in book arts.

MIPCES Exhibition: Liz Mitchell

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Posted in Artist's Commentary, Exhibitons and Shows

If you are a new visitor to Polymer Art Archive, you can find background about this event in the 2 posts, Past, Present Future and All About MIPCES. Vue de Moos For the MIPCES catalog, Liz Mitchell wrote: “In creating my work I use techniques and images that combine, dissect, and rearrange objects from everyday life. Through this process I attempt to recognize the paradox of the push and pull of daily influences that contribute to, yet steal from the creative process. Using the book as a literal narrative format, my intent is to record the passage of time and

Ideally Positioned

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Posted in Critical Commentary

“The Ambassador of Handmade,” an article about the Do It Yourself (DIY) movement and one of its chief proponents, Faythe Levine, recently appeared in the New York Times. By the time I had finished reading the piece, it struck me that polymer serves as an ideal toggle between the world of fine craft and the world of alternative craft or DIY.

MIPCES Exhibition: Katherine Dewey

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Posted in Artist's Commentary, Exhibitons and Shows

If you are a new visitor to Polymer Art Archive, you can find background about this event in the 2 posts, Past, Present Future and All About MIPCES. GARGOYLES 14”H x 6”W x 4½”D each For the MIPCES catalog, Katherine Dewey wrote: “My work is best seen out of the corner of the eye, the quick glance that becomes a thoughtful gaze.” More recently, Kathy shared the following comments with me: