Give Me a Pie

Been plowing along on my new short short “Give me a Pie”. This time, I’m painting and drawing on 35mm trailers from a series of Dog Films; Bingo, K9 and Man’s Best Friend. Having lots of fun experimenting with removing layers of emulsion. If the film is soaked in bleach for just a few seconds, […]

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New Studio in Provincetown

Once again, I’ll be working on a new animated film this summer in Provincetown Ma. Looking forward to developing scratch and paint on film techniques and enjoying the larger space.

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Horse

Like many, I had a hard time staying focused today (I live in Somerville, just a stones throw from yesterday’s bombing). I did a bit of work straightening up and found a Poloroid of this piece from around 1988.

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secret bee

Secret Bee

Experimental Film: 2010, 2:30 minutes.
Secret Bee ventures toward the sweet honey- spot where representation and surface push and pull each other like a two-headed lama. Film footage was produced frame by frame, painting and drawing directly on found film stock resulting in a cavalcade of color and image.

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New Videos!

Just finished editing a slew of new videos of work from my show at William Baczek Fine Arts. For your enjotment: Yelling “Theater” in a Crowded Fire. Ghost Town Waltham Saga #2

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Opening at William Baczek Fine Arts this Saturday

I’m so excited about the opening at William Baczek Fine Arts this weekend! Here’s a panorama photo of the work in place, ready to go. Opening is between 5-7 PM Saturday the 16th. More info here

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Train Crash – Painting on Film

With my mechanical sculpture show all set for this Saturday I’m back to working on experimental animation techniques. Over the past week I’ve been playing with a new idea involving found video footage and paint on film.   Train Crash Test from Gina Kamentsky on Vimeo. For this experiment I decided to work with old […]

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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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