All the Mechanical Art you can chew

March 16, the opening date for my spring (pun intended) show at William Baczek Fine Arts is just around the corner. I’ll be showing 12 new pieces along with the massive “Yelling Theater in a Crowded Fire” pictured below. The Gallery is located in Northampton Ma, fun starts at 5:00.

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With One You Get Birthday Cake

I’m a recent convert to Star Wheels for intermittent movement. It’s like a geneva but even better! The Cake comes up every turn or so.

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Saga 2

Saga #2

Here’s the latest piece to come out of my studio: Saga #2, maybe it’s a brief tale of a cat and bunny? I’m starting to work with unusual objects as cams. In this case, the cats’ body is a cam which moves the gear engaging the bunny’s movement. Aqua Art Miami 2012 BTW: It’s time […]

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Documentary by Chris Engles

My neighbor, Chris Engles, is a filmmaker and veteran of public radio, having worked on such NPR favorites as Cartalk, The World, Morning Edition, The Connection and Living on Earth.  He’s created a series of short documentaries on artists working in Brickbottom Studios in Somerville (where I live and work). My process and work is […]

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Is Is

I have a habit of randomly selecting titles when I complete work. Some days,  I pull a record album (real vinyl) and find a song title I like. For this one I selected “The Changing Face of Harlem” collection of Jazz music from the 40s and song title “Is Is” by Stuff Smith. Oh yeah, […]

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Sticky!

I find myself apologizing quite a bit for being so sparing between posts. This time I have a good reason as I’ve been laboring away for the past few months on a top secret animation project. To my delight, it’s just gone public, hence this blog post. For people familiar with this site, I gravitate […]

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gina k and her work

Schoolhouse Show Coming Down Wednesday

Big thanks to everyone checking out the show at Schoolhouse Gallery in Provincetown. It’s been a blast! The show comes down this Wednesday (at closing time) so there’s still a few days to check it out.

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Open at Schoolhouse

Last nights opening at Schoolhouse Gallery in Ptown was exhausting and fun. Thanks to everyone for coming out to see the new work. The show’s up until August 8th and the beaches here are fabulous.

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Upcoming Summer Shows, Animation and More!

As has been the case for the last three summers, I spend my time up in Provincetown Massachusetts working on animated films and getting ready for my summer show at Schoolhouse Gallery. This year, the show runs from July 20 through August 8 with the opening reception on friday July 20  starting at 6PM. I’ll […]

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nuts

Nuts!

While in Ann Arbor I picked up some, um uh,  percussive nuts. I’ve immediately found an interesting use for them.

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Big Piece – Long Title

For the past six weeks I’ve been working away on my latest piece; Yelling ‘Theater” in a Crowded Fire. It’s freestanding, electric, has a couple of interesting clutch mechanisms and makes lots of sounds. Here’s the rough video and, did I mention how much I love the smell of WD40 in the morning?  

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