NEWS & EVENTS
Exhibition at the Griffin Museum Galleries
Two of my pieces, Conserve Ecology and Evocation #020, are included in the group exhibition, “The Visual Metric,” at the Griffin Museum of Photography’s gallery at the Lafayette City Center in Winchester, MA. Curated by Paula Tognarelli, the show opens August 1 and runs through November 7, 2017. For more information, please click here.
Exhibition at Gallery 1317
A new piece from my Bottle Dreams series is part of a group exhibit called “Inner Nature” at Gallery 1317 at 1317 Grant Street, San Francisco, CA. Curated by Jessica Snow, the show runs September 1 – 30, 2017, and gallery hours are Wednesday – Saturday, 4-8pm, or by appointment (415-391-8800). For more information, please click here.
Open Studio: September 30 & October 1, 2017 in Muir Beach, CA
My next Open Studio will be Saturday & Sunday, September 30 & October 1st from 10-4 each day. There will be a wide selection of my mixed media photography including collages, prints and sculptures, plus signed copies of The Wolf Who Ate the Sky, The Man in Bogotá, notecards and more. This family-friendly event also includes art activities and tea and treats. My address is 1815 Shoreline Hwy. To receive an invitation to this and other art events, please subscribe to my newsletter (by using the box on the right), or contact me.
Collage & Photography: A Hands-On Workshop
Wednesday, November 1st & Saturday, November 5
I am excited to be offering another class at The Image Flow in Mill Valley, CA. We will explore techniques and strategies for combining collage with photographic imagery – including layering, transparency, symbolism, hidden meanings, creative destruction, mending, subtraction & addition, and more. Open to all levels of experience, this workshop is ideal for anyone who wants to explore mixed media and self-expression. Wednesday, November 1st is an evening session on ideas & inspiration, including a presentation on photo collage, from Victorian albums to surrealist montages, contemporary art and more. Saturday, November 4th is an all-day, hands-on workshop with demonstrations and plenty of time to experiment and make art using a wide range of materials, most of which will be provided. For more information and to register, please click here, or call The Image Flow at 415-388-3569.
Interview with Conversations.org
I am very honored to be part of the amazing collection of online interviews at Conversations.org. Rue Harrison interviewed me about my evolution as an artist, my creative process and my work for many years at the Arts & Healing Network. You can read the full interview here: http://www.conversations.org/story.php?sid=505
The Hour of Land: A Book by Terry Tempest Williams
I am very honored to have one of my mixed media sculptures, Grand Canyon, reproduced on page 362 of The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America’s National Parks by Terry Tempest Williams, one of my favorite authors. Her words have deeply shaped my thinking about land, nature, body and art.
There was an exhibit celebrating Terry’s book in June-July 2016, at EUQINOMprojects in San Francisco, CA. For this show, I created a new Bottle Dreams piece (pictured below), called Shearwaters, which features photographs of the Sooty Shearwaters that migrate off the coast of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
The Man in Bogotá – An Artist Book published by Pacific Editions
Pacific Editions has published a beautiful limited-edition artist book featuring six photocollages from my series, Invocations, alongside Amy Hempel’s short story, The Man in Bogotá. Designed by my father Charles Hobson, this book also features his night sky paintings, letter press printing by Rhiannon Alpers, and a clam shell box by John DeMerritt. It was published as a limited-edition of 40 copies in November 2015, and there are only a few copies remaining. If you are interested in learning more about it, please contact me or Charles Hobson.