'Printed Matters', opening just in time for rush hour traffic flow!
The Comcast Center Concourse, 1701 JFK Blvd, Philadelphia
September 28 (for 5pm rush hour) - October 1
Closing reception on Saturday, October 1, 12-3 pm
For a short time only, The Studio School presents a decorative intervention, 'Printed Matters' in the Comcast Center Concourse in the form of - what else but a multi-color screen-printed wallpaper poster. It is amazing that over the last three years more than 125 students have been bitten by the printing bug with this little educational iniative: each smile is highlighted in the sky of blue.
'Printed Matters' poster in progress (jaclyn garvey)
New Studio School offerings are now online!
Updated offerings for October until end of December are now online. Click on pic to see orwww.candycoated.org
Intro student printng 2 color fabric design
'Old House, New Art'
I was invited by Cate Conmy to be a panelist for this amazing conference, the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums Conference, Baltimore, MD,
to chat with museum professionals about the importance of 'smushing' together the old with the new and my past installation projects staged in historic houses, specifically 'between worlds...', Physick House Museum, Philadelphia. If in the area...
'Sugar Walls', brand new wallpaper project is hot off the print table debuting its utter sweetness with a suite of fabric for a fabulous "tableau vivant" installation at the Candy Coated Center. Models arranged in gorgeous piles and stapled directly to freshly papered walls pose swathed in gowns for this elaborate "nature mort" staged for one night only.
patchworked fabric for 'sugared walls' @ the CandyCoated Center
'Treasure Hunt', a citywide hunt for hidden gems!
The map can be found online starting October 13, along with sneak peaks, the makings of, and the chef's special recipes @ CandyCoated blogspot
'table. wear' is a tasteful collaboration with chef Tony Aiazzi, of the Workshop Kitchen, that highlights the art of food styling and presentation. My imagery on porcelain dinnerware is graced with Tony's skill designing menus and styling culinary delights. Posh local eateries will display tantalizing photos of this delicious teamwork.
Colonial Wall Coverings showroom in South Philly, will debut a fresh selection of feline inspired 'Sugar Walls' wallpapers. Come see, learn about the art and business of wallpaper design from showroom ownerPaul Sperling, and enjoy my signature "jazz-mariner" green tea hot toddy.