Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Dawn Clements (1958-2018)

The drawing world lost a champion in Dawn Clements, who passed away on December 4 after a battle with cancer. A hero of mine, her images of spaces seduced and held, her marks both descriptive and poetic. Seeing her work in person was to have a quiet conversation with time, as felt and expressed on the page. Pictured below, Strewn, 2011.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

INDA Deadline Approaching

Now in its 14th iteration, Manifest's International Drawing Annual (INDA) once again seeks to showcase the best in contemporary drawing. The INDA will be shifting to a 3-year rotation, so this will be the last opportunity to enter before it comes around again in 2022 (Drawings of the Future!). Entry information can be found here. Deadline is December 31, 2018.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Drawing in Palliative Care

In this article, in the 3/22/18 NYT, Lynn Randolph recounts her experience as an artist-in-residence at a hospital in Houston, Texas, where she works with terminal patients to draw their reflections and sentiments as they near the end of life.