Thursday, April 17, 2014

News from josierodriguezartblog.blogspot.com

A box of my sculptural pieces on loan to Morris Museum in Morristown, New Jersey for their exhibition The Honey and the Hive, The Sweet Story of Honey Bees was recently sent off.  Show begins in May and ends August 2014.  Would love to be there at the opening or during the exhibition. We'll see. 

My artist book, The Flap of a Bee's Wing was accepted for the San Diego Book Arts Fifth National Juried Show at University of California San Diego, May 4 - June 22, 2014. 

The molded wax covers feature bees, the inside accordion pages made of mica and paper with scientific information about bees sandwiched between the mica sheets.  


Artist Journals, an encaustic piece submitted to Encaustic Art Institute, Cerrillos,  New Mexico for their upcoming show,  Wax With Dimension. There are five small handmade journals adhered to the front of this encaustic piece. 






Great time last weekend traveling by train to Santa Barbara, staying at Avania Inn and attending the reception for LAXWAX encaustic show and opening reception for Playing with Fire.  All of our art pieces looked great. Enjoyed the dinner afterwards with our group at a restaurant new to me, Carlitos on State Street. delicious... and I will go back next time in Santa Barbara. On the train going and coming I got lots of work done on my computer, finished reading my book and three magazines! Loved my alone time....

Thursday, April 3, 2014


SAN DIEGO BOOK ARTS

FIFTH NATIONAL JURIED SHOW

Juror: Sue Ann Robinson

 

May 4 - June 22, 2014
Reception, Sunday, May 4, 2 to 4 PM

University of California San Diego, Geisel Library

 

Artists:

Rhiannon Alpers
Islam Aly
Tia Blassingame
Sissy Buck
Anne-Claude Cotty
Anne Covell
Mary Lynn Dominquez
Wendy Fernstrum
Casey Gardner
David Gieske
Ania Gilmore
Joan Iversen Goswell
Karen Hanmer
Shireen Holman
Elizabeth Holster
Paula Jull
Margo Klass
Lauren Kohne
Bryan Kring
Victoria Lansford
Evelyn LaRosa
Honore Lee
Woody Leslie
Jim Machacek
Kitty Maryatt
Barbara Milman
Isabella Myers
Amandine Nabarra Piomelli
Yasuko Okumura
Susan Porteous
Trisha Rabalais
Michelle Ray
Camille Riner
Josie Rodriguez
Steph Rue
Erin Schmit
Genie Shenk
Shawn Simmons
Andrea Singer
Lynn Skordal
Mark Addison Smith
Diane Stemper
Denise Stephenson
Terry Turrentine
Fran Watson
Jamie Weaver
Beata Wehr
Laurie Weiss
Maria Winkler
Jacqueline L. Wygant
Linda Piacentini Yaple
Thanks to Lynda Claassen, Director Mandeville Special Collections, for her support and for hosting this exhibit.
This photo shows some of my work selected by Morris Museum in Morristown, New Jersey for their upcoming exhibition: The Honey and the Hive, May-August 2014. I will be one of the artists featured in their show along with other invited artists.
It was one of those" out of the blue" but significant moments where this museum just happened to see my website and asked if I would loan them some of my pieces for their show. These pieces are almost ready to be packed and sent. More opportunities await...happy? yes indeed.