Tag Archives: collection exhibitions

The Cutting Edge

Posted on March 20, 2019

Choosing artworks from the Woodson Art Museum’s permanent collection to amplify the themes of Cut Up/Cut Out, the current temporary exhibition, was thoroughly enjoyable. Sometimes making a connection between temporary exhibition themes and Museum collection artwork is difficult. In this instance, to complement Cut Up/Cut Out, I looked to the collection’s extensive holdings of woodcuts and linocuts and the processes used to make those prints.

Living for the Minute

Posted on May 11, 2016

During nightly evening walks, I can’t help but get caught up in my surroundings and the desire to preserve the sensations. I can relate to an artist’s need to sketch and work en plein air. Capturing the moments when light, landscape, and fauna come together is priceless. Making Marks includes eighty-nine works featuring captured moments.

In Fine Feather

Posted on February 10, 2016

I recently led an overview tour of the Woodson Art Museum’s collection for a group of docents in training. Typically, I do this annually, so for consistency I use an outline. I also produce a list of the collection artworks divided into categories: works on paper, paintings, sculpture, etc . . . I find it provides a necessary perspective on the history and development of the collection. I’m amazed by the collection’s growth over forty years.