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Birdhouse Gallery 2015: Alice Savitski

Circles: are the memories that are being forgiven. Faded colors: are what others see me as during this time—as if I seem distant, as if I was in the clouds. Birds: are hope and promise of a new beginning. Media: Acrylic paint, gold leaf, iridescent and pearl glazes, recycled gift wrap papers, glitter, glues, India […]

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Birdhouse Gallery 2015: Edie Abnet

Untitled birdhouse Artist Bio: Edie Abnet Edie Abnet grew up in Minnesota and attended art classes at the University of Minnesota and later, the Philbooke Art Center in Tulsa, OK. She started painting with translucent watercolor and found the “rules” of watercolor painting too restrictive. Largely self-taught, she developed her distinctive style after years of […]

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Birdhouse Gallery 2015: Julie Luna

As a small child, I stood with my grandma on her back porch watching and listening to “grandma’s birdies,” imagining the journey the birds took to get to her home—all the other grandmas whistling to the birds, the leaves and flowers budding as they traveled north through wild and exotic lands. This birdhouse tells the […]

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Birdhouse Gallery 2015: Hugh Condrey Bryant, Franconia Sculpture Park

Franconia Sculpture Park is a vibrant artist residency and nonprofit arts organization that focuses on supporting artists working in three-dimensions. Many of the sculptures at the park are larger-than-life and require heavy-duty machinery to make artistic dreams possible. This birdhouse utilizes wood, screws, and paint to playfully ​ draw attention to both the sculpture and […]

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Birdhouse Gallery 2015: Monica Basaker

The theme for my birdhouse creation was undoubtedly going to be “ocean” or “beach” themed.  I had the great fortune to live on the coast of southern California for over 20 years. My beach birdhouse represents the healthy and fun activities a person can do while residing on or visiting the ocean. Millions of people […]

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