Collage Art Blog

Collage art at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

Collage art at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

I'm honored to have several works on display at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport  for the "Expressions of Imagination" Art Exhibit located in the Public Gallery near the entrance of Concourse A.  The exhibit runs from September 1, 2017 through January 31, 2018. Expressions of Imagination Exhibit showcases artwork from several artists that were selected by an artists review panel of the CLE Art Program.  The program’s purpose is to highlight the diversity of arts and culture throughout Northeast Ohio. My husband and I attended the opening evening where I was presented with a certificate as one of the artists.  Having...

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Timelapse Art with Funny Vegan Chicken Song

Chicken Time lapse Video

Timelapse Art with Funny Vegan Chicken Song

So it's been a while since I did a timelapse video and felt it was time for another one.  I asked our good friend and talented songwriter Arthur Kohtz to come up with a chicken song.  Since he's a vegan, he injected his point of view, which, I think, was pretty funny.   Accompanying him are musicians Mark Shapiro on bass, who is also my husband, and long time friend Laurie Hallal, a talented singer songwriter herself.  I've know her since high school when we both worked at Burger King.  I've also promised never make her cluck like a chicken again. ...

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Quotes in Freedom Flag

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Quotes in Freedom Flag

Creating the illusion of folds in a flag using only magazines pages was a challenge for me in my collage, “Freedom Flag”.  This is one of those pieces I needed to keep walking across the room to see if it was doing what I needed it to do.  Placing a dark grey paper in a white strip looked off close up, but from a distance it looks like a shadow.  I just had to have faith that it would all make sense. I wanted to add meaning and to reflect our nation's history.  So to keep with the theme, I...

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First Ladies Flag

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First Ladies Flag

*A print of this collage is currently on display at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport near Concourse A through January 31, 2018. This is my second American Flag collage.  Perhaps I’m starting a series?  The first one is titled, "Freedom Flag".  For this collage, I'm calling it "First Ladies Flag" and it features inspirational quotes from various First Ladies. The quotes I looked for are mostly for women about living up to their potential. I tried to find things that I would want my niece to be inspired by. You will find quotes from Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Dolly Madison, Lady...

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News - Fox 8 New Day Cleveland Artist

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News - Fox 8 New Day Cleveland Artist

Prior to following my passion as an artist, I worked most of my life behind the scenes as a corporate video producer/videographer.  If you think that would make me a natural in front of the camera, you would be sorely wrong.  I was asked to appear on the morning show, New Day Cleveland, on Fox 8 to demonstrate my style of collage art.  I was a Nervous Nelly driving to the station.  Once I arrived, I luckily recognized one of their cameramen, Tom, who I worked with in the past years ago and I started to calm down.  The producer...

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