I got the Windgate Fellowship that I applied for which was mentioned in a post earlier last December!!! I was officially notified at the end of March, but I decided I should wait till the Center for Craft, Creativity and Design updated their website so I had proof that this actually happened. :-D
This is a little tid-bit that was in our school's artnotes/newsletter to explain what it is.
And here is the Center for Craft, Creativity and Design's website to see other winners and their work: Windgate
I've been so busy! I feel like after I graduate I need to be put in a coffin for a 7 year nap. zzzz
My internship at Anthropologie is coming along very nicely. I love everyone there and I am finally getting the hang of things as I am about to graduate, of course. We just finished our earth day window display with painted on green/white circles and reused corks. and I am back to macrame-ing, which I might change into knitting if I can finagle that... I will try to get photos put up tomorrow.
I decided I should put up a picture of what I have been working on to foreshadow what will be in my first solo show... Very exciting right? I will look like a wrinkled raccoon by the end of it but hopefully I will make it till the end.
I think I am calling this piece Red Tsuna. I tried to reference tsuna (rope) found in sumo wrestling and shinto shrines.
Paumes hosted a "Pray for Japan" exhibition at the Doux Dimanche Galerie in Tokyo. It will be a charity event that starts today April 5th till the 17th for the people suffering from the earthquake/tsunami disaster. All the sales from the event will be donated to the Japanese Red Cross Society.
They requested a small piece about notecard or so sized with a heart incorporated somewhere on it. I decided to make a small quilted piece with my homeboy print. You can see a lot more submissions from people all over the world here.
I thought this was a really great way to donate some time and creativity for people that might not necessarily have money to donate.