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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Culture Bridge 2017

I will be showing an installation entitled "Ancient Refugees: Treasures in a Strange Land," at Sharpenberg Gallery, 4740 N. Western, Chicago. The objective of this exhibition is to build the cultural exchange and dialog between artists from around the world.
The exhibit opening is Feb. 18, 2017, from 6 to 9 p.m., but many more events are planned, including storytelling on Feb. 25, performances by Renee Baker on Feb. 28 and March 1, a bookmaking workshop by me on March 4, a film festival with Tom Palazzolo among others on March11, followed by a play by Penny Thrasher. Also, Renee Baker will perform again on March 14 and 15, and there will be a fashion show by Elizabeth Parker in which I will be one of the models, at our closing reception March 18.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Annual Cardboard Show

Several of my works will appear in "The Cardboard Show" at Bridgeport Art Center in Chicago, opening Friday Oct. 21, 2016. This year, you may purchase handmade fans, a handmade book, or Jumping Jacks, all made from recycled materials. Half of all proceeds go to "Project Onward," which provides creative opportunities for people with developmental disabilities.

Friday, July 1, 2016

The Sketchbook Project

One of my sketchbooks will be touring the country with the Sketchbook Project! It will be in Millennium park, Chicago, on July15, 16, &17; in L.A. July30 & 31, Boulder Co. July 23, and at the Whitney Museum of Art in N.Y. Aug. 27-28!!! Please visit !


https://sketchbookproject.com/events

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Quilts and Human Rights

One of my quilts has been published in a book called "Quilts and Human Rights," from the University of Nebraska press. This is a stunning book, with a foreword by Desmond Tutu, and many quilts that go far beyond simple geometric patterns! I feel honored to be a part of it.



Here's the publisher's website:   https://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/product/Quilts-and-Human-Rights,677178.aspx

The book is also available on Amazon:   https://www.amazon.com/Quilts-Human-Rights-Marsha-MacDowell/dp/0803249853?ie=UTF8&*Version*=1&*entries*=0


Thursday, May 26, 2016

Immigrants

 I have recently had my DNA tested, and was surprised to find that I am not as exclusively European as I thought I was! The further back we investigate, the more mixed-up we are, since everyone immigrated throughout history. Now I feel related to everyone I meet.
So I made some little immigrants out of recycled materials and here they are wandering around my back yard.


Friday, March 11, 2016

More collages from the strange world of Lindiart:
                                                                     Meercat
                                                                   Ceremony
                                                                  Old Treasures
                                                                      Spring
                                                                          Yoga