This past Friday evening, Suzanne and I went to two show openings – the collage below is from the one at Artists Incorporated in Vestavia. The glass art on the left is by Deborah Ballog, in the middle is work by Frank Fleming (oh! he had some okra pods there and it took *everything* I had not to take one home), on the bottom right is pottery by Lowell Vann:
…then we were off to Bare Hands Gallery in downtown B’ham for the SHINE ’09 show, described as “The Alternative Tree is a tree-friendly holiday show of sculptural trees and branches to display your favorite ornaments and art with panache during the holidays or all year long!”.
This is by Kevin Irwin, called ‘Moth to a Winter Flame’:
…and this is a great bottle tree by Robert Taylor: