Friday, January 28, 2011
i'm still not feeling 100% back to normal but a little bit of shopping today made me forget all about that lingering "doc holiday" cough. i still need to find the perfect chain for the magnifying glass and the eye is a pin that glows in the dark!
I have a new retailer! sacred art in chicago now has a load of prints and cards with original work coming later in the spring. stop by and have a look around if you're in the area!
Posted by hollie at 5:12 PM
Thursday, January 27, 2011
6" x 6"
6" x 6"
6" x 6"
6" x 6"
some new work on its way to the enormous tiny art show 9. i'm very excited to be a part of this show again!
two weekends ago i visited nashville with two amazing girls and saw guided by voices, had an extraordinary amount of fun and was struck down with the devil flu as soon as i got back. ugh, it's just awful. i was completely useless for a week and am just now feeling good enough to participate with the living. i really hope you are all spared but if you aren't then i suggest lots of tea and a little bit of great local chocolate.
a piece of mine made the accidental mysteries list on design observer last week. the excitement was almost enough to get me off the couch. almost.
Posted by hollie at 12:27 PM
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
5" x 7"
one of the pieces i'm contributing to the cutters group show taking place in cork next month.
In Cutters/Cork James Gallagher, a collage artist himself, has brought together over 50 artists from all over the world to illustrate the range and depth of collage taking place today. This exhibition is the third in the Cutters series (Brooklyn in 2009, and Berlin in 2010), and will continue to showcase the excitement of the newly invigorated art form of collage.
The full list of participating artists is as follows: Michael Bartalos, Melinda Beck, Brian Belott, Hischam Akira Bharoocha, Stephen Brandes, Paul Burgess, Dennis Busch, Hollie Chastain, Alejandro Chavetta, Cless, Barrett Cook, Liam Crockard, Valero Doval, Jesse Draxler, Tatiana Echeveri Fernandez, Erik Foss, James Gallagher, April Gertler, Jason Glasser, Eva Han, Sean Hillen, Ashkan Honarvar, Jordin Isip, Louis Johnstone, Rubén B Kowalsk, Eva Lake, Greg Lamarche, Vanessa Lemounier, Dani Leventhal, Leif Low-Beer, Max o Matic, Jeffrey Meyer, Vincent Pacheco, Melissa Paget, David Plunkert, Garrett Pruter, Kareem Rizk, Javier Rodriguez, Jenni Rope, Jason Rosenberg, Valerie Roybal, Joe Ryckebosch, Cay Schroder, Baby Smith, Kerstin Stephan, Katherin Streeter, Sergei Sviatchenko, Alejandra Villasmil, David Wallace, Jessica Williams, Oliver Wiegner, Lulu Wolf, Bill Zindel, Anthony Zinonos and Mario Zoots.
Posted by hollie at 5:06 PM
Monday, January 10, 2011
last night we received the most snow that has fallen since 1993! around 10 inches but some of the drifts are over the kids' heads. we've been sledding and walking and exploring and now we're inside, warm and dry (and stuck) again...
some of us happier that the kids are home from school than others.
Posted by hollie at 2:09 PM
Saturday, January 8, 2011
i finally received my copy of the oxford american in which i have a piece published! i am extra stoked about it because this particular issue is dedicated to southern music. i was just looking over the alabama music mix that came with it and i noticed that phosphorescent's track "it's hard to be humble" is on there!
there are a lot of exciting things in the works for 2011 and a part of all that is new retailers! the first addition is bricolage in boise, idaho. if you're in the area stop by and grab a print!
the etsy shop stories and divinations is where i picked up the vintage exercise book that i used to make the adalyn series and she's been keeping an eye out for me and found these! can't wait to play around with them.
I have a little feature over at gbox this week. thanks for the love gabriel!
Posted by hollie at 2:30 PM
Sunday, January 2, 2011
Saturday, January 1, 2011
I think that I shall never see
A boy who quite appeals to me
A boy who doesn't always wear
a slab of grease upon his hair
A boy who wears his shirt tail in
and doesn't have a silly grin
A boy who always likes to dance
and doesn't put me in a trance
A boy who doesn't always talk
about how good he is in sports
But boys are loved by fools like me
for who on earth would date a tree
i like a silly grin on boys, myself. :)
we have a winner! the lovely melani got this in super fast and even worked out that one line that seemed to stump everyone else including me! it was pointed out that it's a take-off on the joyce kilmer poem "trees". Thanks everyone who played and we'll do it again soon.
the picture above is from the always fascinating snapatorium.
Posted by hollie at 6:19 PM