After growing gourds this past summer, I was left with many vessels that had broken or become weak in some place as they were drying. Some were even broken into by squirrels. Instead of throwing away the pieces, I decided to make gourd sculptures: half basket, half bowl. I love the way they turned out!
Seeing Things: A Kid’s Guide to Looking at Photographs, by Joel Meyerowitz This book caught my eye from across the store when I stopped in at Winslow’s Home for a bowl of soup last week. I had to see what was inside. As I walked closer, I read the title and was so curious. How do you talk to … Continue reading “Reading”
I have shared a few of my father’s photographs in the past, but I wanted to give a broader picture of the art I grew up with. It is through this blog that many people (my father’s friends, colleagues, and fellow artists) have found me through searching for his work. It only makes sense that … Continue reading “Jack D. Teemer, Jr. Photographs: Children At Play”
Andrew recently turned my attention to photographer Brooke Shaden‘s work and I immediately fell in love. There’s an otherworldly quality to her art, which is ethereal and full of joy and movement. Brooke works to capture fantastic realities within her photographic frame. By using painterly techniques as well as the square format, traditional photographic properties … Continue reading “Art I Love: Brooke Shaden”
Jack D. Teemer, Jr. — Photographs from the American Rust Belt February 27th — March 31st, 2016 I just wanted to share an upcoming show of my late father’s work at Joseph Bellows Gallery in La Jolla, CA. I’m so touched that his work is still being enjoyed by others even after all these years, … Continue reading “Photographs from the American Rust Belt”