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10×10 Exhibition 2017

The Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to present the10×10 Exhibition & Sale. 10×10 features 100 artists working within a small size for new, original works of art.

 

 

Breaking the Barrier

An exhibition featuring interactive artworks in a variety of mediums that engage with the five senses; sight, smell, sound, taste, and touch. Everyone who walks through the door will essentially become part of the exhibition. Reception April 8. Show open April 11 - May 27, 2017.

 

STACK SPIN TOPPLE
SCATTERING ART
A creative improve ART Game.
Frederica Hall 2017
Medium;
New and repurposed
wood, plastic, canvas, acrylic. & ink.
price $900.

Create unique rules of the game, Assemble fantastical structures with unique hand painted wooden pices, on the painted game board. Then spin tops, that might and might not topple the assemblages
into new unique ascetic arrangements. Create opportunities to read the orphic blue dear art cards.

INSTRUCTIONS & COMMENTARY

For any Number of players, one or more, solo or teams.
Begin by creating and documenting in the rule book
your unique 'Rules of the Game'.
As well as polite creative commentary you would like to share.

To facilitate creation of fun engaging rules,
game tools are included to use as you choose.

GAME TOOLS
One, minute sand Timer
One, white Spin or Stack, dice.
One, dice color coded to the spinning tops
One, white unicorn / number dice
Three 'Red bomb collateral damage' tops
Three 'Blue meanie, drones 'tops
Three 'Zen spinner tops'
Abundant large to small hand painted

stacking pieces.
22 blue deer art cards to read

SOME CREATIVE CHALLENGES
USE AT WILL

*Create exciting rules that do not rely on competition
to engage your creativity and enjoyment.
*Create rules that evoke, artistic collaborations.
*Create rules that utilize polarities, of tension & release.
rhythm, & Stillness, balance, & Imbalance,
ascetic continuums, improvisatory flux between
order and chaos.
*Create new rules and amendments with the governing
ethics of an imaginary democracy.

ENJOY THE CREATIVE IMPROVE EXPERIENCE.

 

NightVisions 2017

NightVisions is an art exhibition that celebrates the beauty of the night sky. Flagstaff is the world’s first International Dark Skies City, limiting light pollution to preserve our exquisite view of the night sky. Exhibition is open June 11 - July 29,

2017.

Lillies in the milkyway 

 

 

And Thank you Dallas Jeffs for the wonderful review

The Uncanny In Nature and Myth: Art by Frederica Hall

By Dallas Jeffs


A painting of a dark cloud nebula in spaceDark Tara, acrylic

Frederica Hall is inspired by the uncanny in nature and myth, creating paintings and other works of art that celebrate forms of otherworldly beauty. Her subject matter ranges from psychedelic introspection to views from outer space.


A painting off the moon in front of the Pleiades constellationMoon Occulting Pleiades, mixed media

Speaking of outer space, I absolutely love Frederica’s series of Outer and Inner Spacepaintings. Many of these paintings are detailed oil paint renderings of nebulae and distant galaxies that have been captured in telescope photographs. In some works, Frederica takes a measure of artistic license to emphasize visions of humanlike figures and spiritual scenes that create a subtle sense of mythic narrative around a natural phenomenon. Federica’s flowing, well-blended painting style lends itself well to these clouds of light and color in vacuum space. It’s also present in her other, more figure-focused works, and tends to help create a dreamlike aura around people and animals.

 

The front page of Frederica Hall's art websiteThe front page of Frederica's portfolio website

 

Frederica also works in photography, performance and poetry, with numerous examples of each available on her portfolio. 

 

An abstract collage of a mysterious doorwayDoorway, collage

About the author

Dallas Jeffs Art Writer

Dallas Jeffs is the Editor of Artist Run Website's blog. She is a recent graduate of Emily Carr University of Art and Design, where she studied Critical and Cultural Practices. She is passionate about talking and writing about art, and sharing that interest with others. In her studio practice she is a painter, but she considers herself an art writer and educator foremost. If you like art, books and culture with a science fiction twist, check out Dallas' personal blog, HappySpaceNoises


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