Open Doors Exhibition/Inspiration/Work


As you may know from my last post, this weekend was the Open Doors London: W12 Exhibition. My first public showing of my work and generally a lovely/interesting/forward thinking community initiative and art project.  Set up by Tom and Katy, it’s a project for London post codes to share places. I know it was so much work for them, and for the artists and it came together really well. There was lots of community support and lots of good feedback.

I am very proud of my work and it turned out exactly as I imagined. Lots of lovely people came to see it (including my boss at work).

It was odd to see my work next to ‘proper’ artist’s work. People who went to art school and who have exhibited before. I was surprised how well my stuff held up.

However good my work is and how proud I am of achieving my New Year’s Resolution, I found a pair of textile artists that put my work to shame. They’re doing basically what I’d love to do if I had the time/space/skill.

“this is elna” fiber lighting installation from elna and ( e i ). night documentation series with nude figure. model, Alese. photo by David Nebert

I have a lot of work to do. One exhibition doesn’t make an artist.

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s