http://www.dailytidings.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130419/NEWS02/304190303 Recycled Revelation By Vickie Aldous Ashland Daily Tidings Posted: 2:00 AM April 19, 2013 Ashland showed that almost anything can be turned into art with an unveiling this week of the town’s first 100 percent recycled-content public art mosaic. Garbage and recycling company Recology Ashland Sanitary Service commissioned Ashland artist Sue Springer to create the ground-level mosaic … Read more
New Ashland Plaza. Ausland Group was honored to do the reconstruction of Ashland’s core public gathering space, its downtown Plaza. It was completed on schedule, in time for the public dedication April 5, 2013 and in time to welcome the attendees of the Ashland Film Festival (www.ashlandfilm.org) held that weekend. The design and materials for the … Read more
Work continues on the City of Ashland Plaza mosaic. Colorful waves of greens, golds, terra cotta and blues are interspersed with colorful mosaic pieces in similar hues. The dedication for the restoration of the Plaza will take place on Friday, April 5 at 5:00 PM.
Exciting news at the gallery for April! The prints of Inocente, the subject of an Academy Award winning film will be available at the gallery during the weekend of the Ashland Independent Film Festival April 5-7. Inocente will be in the gallery for the First Friday Art Walk. The film will be shown at … Read more
The Plaza project is moving forward, the slabs are complete, freeing up some space for the layout to begin. The colorful wave forms will be set to a tile mesh, with mosaic elements interspersed between. Deep greens, light blues, golds, terra cotta, greys and moss integrate into a ceramic frieze of flow and movement. … Read more
The slabs are stacking up in the studio, greens and golds, terra cotta and blue, glossy and matte. They are ready to go to the waterjet cutting company to be made into the “waves”. After being cut, the waves will be laid out with mosaic, between and around the tiles. All the elements will be laid out on … Read more
The studio is full of wet slabs these days, giving my trusty slab roller a good workout. It is interesting how wet clay has been formed for centuries, a little more mechanized than a rolling pin, not by much. The slabs go through the firing cycle are glazed and high fired. These fired tiles will … Read more
The Jefferson Agrarian, extraordinary blog from the State of Jefferson… http://www.jeffagrarian.com/?p=1650 Illahe Studios and Gallery Call for Artists • Fourth Annual Artist Book Exhibit.
Northern California artist Mark Oliver has created a monumental tribute to the poet Joaquin Miller in a McCloud California park. Extraordinary combination of the written word, history, poetry and art. Artist creates tribute to Joaquin Miller in McCloud see link: http://www.redding.com/news/2012/aug/14/artist-creates-tribute-to-joaquin-miller-in/
This photography project brings to mind the Recology/Ashland Sanitary Service recycled mosaic just waiting for good weather to finish. Your Kitchen Trash Reborn As Abstract Art : The Salt : NPR.