Saturday, December 31, 2011

First Prints - Pink and Grey



This is one of the first monotype/monoprints I ever made (under the tutelage of master printmaker, Laura Moriarty, Gallery Director at R&F Handmade Paints). I was starting to get tired of what my laser printer could spit out poetry-wise. It's a mixture of two types of xerox transfer and a monoprint plate.

Untitled, 19 1/2" x 27 3/4" on Fabriano Rosapina paper, 1998

Details below:









Friday, December 30, 2011

First Prints - Pink and Salmon




"Amaryllis / bone of the heart / pushed out" from Sleeping in Skin, an anagram poem I wrote for Robert Kelly.









Untitled, 19 1/2" x 27 3/4" on Fabriano Rosapina paper, 1998

First Prints - Grey











This may have been the first print I ever made - it's exclusively a xerox transfer using wintergreen oil.

Untitled, xerox transfer print, Fabriano Rosapina paper, 19 1/2" x 27 3/4," 1998

Monday, November 14, 2011

Clear Hawse collaboration

My friend (and genius poet) Lori Anderson Moseman invited me to collaborate with her on a book project called Clear Hawse. She made 10 books, all in different orders, out of white mailing envelopes on which she printed her poem. Where the envelope flaps tuck into each other forms the spine. She sent out 10 to 10 different artist/writers to frolic on. I worked on it in encaustic, oil, pastel, ink, graphite and collage.



























The last three pictures below are details of parts of the book I particularly liked:





Saturday, October 1, 2011

Poem Progressively Destroyed as Several Haiku or Text Event (with Fire) #1























I'm always amazed that the word "destroyed" is almost the word "destory-ed." I hung the poem on fishing line and suspended it. Then I looked for a safe spot to set it on fire.