I mentioned earlier that I discovered the greatest museum over in Arkansas...a nice Saturday morning drive from me . A must see show for all mixed media artists is "State of the Arts." Last day for this is Jan. 19, 2014.
Here is a taste of the delights at this show. Of course, pictures never do justice to being there.
Bonnet made from over 200,000 pearl head straight pins, created by an Arizona artist.
It's hand carved wood....need I say more? Amazing....
These creations remind me of giant spindles. Created mostly from medicine bottles, straws, beads, and rope. Just beautiful!
Ever read a paperback romance? How about making art from thousands of them?
This is NOT your grandma's traditional Native American beadwork....well, it is, but it isn't.
This painting was huge. Just guessing, perhaps 7 feet across? If not impressed by the size alone, perhaps that it was a study in focus, done a brushstroke at a time. Beautifully rendered....