Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Exhibit opening

I’ve been given the wonderful opportunity to show my artwork at a small arts center in Irving, Texas (near Dallas). I am having an opening Sunday, April 3 from 2-4pm and would love to see you there! Here’s the information and a few photos of the new work in the show. I’ll be posting all the artwork on my blog once the show is over.
New Work by Rebecca Howdeshell
Exhibit dates: March 27 - April 28, 2011
Opening: Sunday, April 3rd, 2-4PM
Contact Information:
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts Directions
2000 W. Airport Freeway
P.O. Box 153581
Irving, Texas 75015-3581
(Note: the entrance off the service road is still open – just stay on the service road and turn in through the construction barrels)
Gallery 972-721-2488
Hours:12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Thursday, and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Sundays. Closed holidays.


Sectional Dance II; 2011; industrial felt, thread; 6” x 6”

Modern Geometry I; 2011; industrial felt, thread; 12” x 12”

South and east walls of gallery with artwork installed

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Two recommendations


Recently, I had the opportunity to see a clip of the Oscar winning animated short “The Lost Thing.” I was intrigued enough to purchase it on iTunes for $1.99. Wow. This short, about 16 minutes long, is so visually arresting with a compelling story line to boot. Highly, highly recommended.

I challenge you not to watch the part that begins about 12 minutes in, over and over.

Second is a film that I’ve had in my Netflix queue forever due to another artist recommending it. The documentary is now available for free on demand. “Between the Folds” is billed as the science of art and the art of science. I find it hard to describe, it is so much more than the art of origami. The documentary starts small and builds into possibilities that you can’t even imagine. Watch this!