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04 November 2011

Here an art show, there an art show

Here:

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This is the side of our garage... a slowly developing gallery. The car hood is from Ali's old Saturn; it was totalled in a collision with an empty (except for the driver) school bus a few years ago when she lost control on an icy patch of road. My kids have a history of painting all or part of their cars, though none of them is painted right now so perhaps they're over that.

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The painting is pretty fragile for an installation such as this, but it was already ruined. It was being used (face-down) as a puzzle board a while back, and was slid under a small chest in the living room. In cleaning up one of many (many, many, many) puppy accidents, I discovered... well, you know what I discovered. It wasn't completely soaked, but parts of it were wet. I cleaned it, but it was still gross, so I took it out by the trash bin... which is right by the garage. Someone "saved" it and I had to let everyone know that it couldn't come back in the house, so now it's installed on the garage gallery.

There: The 67th Art Annual at the Neville Public Museum of Brown County. Husband has a piece in the show and the opening is tonight!

 

Comments

Love the garage-side gallery!

You have the most artistic family! How fun to have a gallery everywhere you go (and live).

How fun, Vicki! I hope the Art Show goes well for the hubby!

It took me a while to connect "car hood" with the "painting" on the garage. Must need coffee.

Great idea for the gallery! Shame about the painting, though.

Love your *gallery*!

Are you saying that one of your kids painted the hood? That's amazing!

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