Archive for August, 2009

Long and skinny

August 28, 2009

Sorry for the card format but I think you get the idea..

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Sept. show at TCC

August 28, 2009

Several members of the TAPS group will be having work on display at the Tacoma Community College Gallery during the month of Sept. Carolyn Price Dyer, Mary Lane , Inge Norgaard and myself will have tapestries as well as other media hanging in the Juried Local Art Exhibition, an annual competition . I am including a copy of the show card for more info. If you’re in Tacoma, check it out.Image001

in the doldrums

August 23, 2009

Waiting for the muse to strike….this is my first August in twenty two years that I haven’t had to get anybody ready for school. It feels weird and unsettling and has me wondering how the profile of my days will shake out. I am working on a small experimental shaped tapestry on my Victoria frame loom which, if successful, could lead me off in a new direction. In the meantime, my large loom sits with a tapestry that follows rather conventional lines and beckons me to get a move on,and my easel sports an unfinished portrait. And yet here I sit checking my blog and making lists from the Pierce County Library catalogue of the DVDs I want to check out. Strange times.

August 18, 2009

Shimenawa for Puget Sound

Why me

August 18, 2009

On this soon to be scorching August day, I thought it was time to be inside for a while and test drive the blogging world. I am a tapestry artist and painter and would like to get the word out about handwoven tapestry, my work and share some of my fellow tapestry weavers’ work as well. I live in the Northwest and my work reflects my environment…water, mud, tides, light. As soon as I figure out how to upload photos, you’ll see them here but in the meantime , check out my website at www.margomacdonald,com