My collages are created through a process of combining different media and ripped-up pages of marks. It then becomes a process of layering, adding, sometime subtracting, and re-configuring. I am trying to relate the paintings to this process, but instead of combining collage pieces, I am building up layers of marks, subtracting areas by covering them up and then adding more and more layers until I feel the image is resolved. Continue reading Getting Ready for my March Solo Show
I am busy getting ready for a group show in December which has led me down a new and different path. Encouraged by an artist friend to push my embroidery and my mixed media practice further, I am currently experimenting with combining collage, textile work, and text-based art. The jumping-off point for our show is the DADA poem by Kurt Schwitters, “Ursonate.” While I made a … Continue reading Studio Update + Upcoming “Schsch” Group Show
It has been a hectic fall. I’ve got plenty of things cooking and will be updating soon about all that… But, for now, I’m here to remind you of my yearly Cyber Monday deal. Use the coupon code CYBERMONDAY to get free shipping on everything in my shop, which means big savings, especially on my larger pieces. Here’s a sampling: Heather Kerley, Parting, Acyrlic, Ink, … Continue reading It’s that time of year again! Cyber Monday Free Shipping Deal!
In the course of making more and more of these, I’ve been intrigued by the textures coming out of the layers of different media and the paper itself. Some of the torn piece have been layered and torn twice over. This made me start to think about the sculptural and 3D possibilities of layering the torn paper. Continue reading embroidery, netflix, and torn paper paintings
Time has gotten away from me, but if you’ve been following my Instagram, you know my life both inside and outside the studio has been busy. I want to let you know about my next exhibition, happening here in Germany! This is a group show featuring the work of myself and some other inspiring, bold women I know. I’m also showing a large number of … Continue reading Group Show: Women Across Boundaries at Gallery 64