availspace Available Space: February 2010

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Near Reykjavik?

And the exhibition moves on...

After the fabulous start in Denmark in September and a visit to Sweden, the ConTEXT artist book exhibition has made its way to the beautiful capital of Iceland. If I had unlimited funds and a whole bunch of extra time on my hands, I just may have made the trip up north but alas, duty calls and this weekend will be spent skiing with the family. So wish I was there. Thought I would send a shout out in case you are lucky enough to be in the area. Seriously, it is a small world and you just never know. Drop by, you won't be disappointed.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

a little peak...

I have promised these pictures for so long so here they are. A couple anyway. I have been waiting for the perfect moment to take them thinking that if everything was clean and tidy, then the pictures would give you a good indication at how fantastic my studio was. Well, that day never came and instead of showing you what it WOULD look like tidy, I thought to show you how it usually looks like when I am amidst a project.
(Wow, now that I have uploaded the pictures, I actually think that it looks rather good! For me anyway. It is usually so much worse...)

If you are a mom, you know how extra horrible it is to get sick. Yesterday I was in bed all day and the only thing thought running through my head is all of the things I couldn't get done. Well, today I am almost back to normal so I have been in high gear doing laundry, cleaning and even making cinnamon rolls for the kids for their arrival home from school. Funny how us moms can actually feel GUILTY for getting sick?

Monday, February 08, 2010

the perfect place...

Been wondering about this a bit again. Feel quite fortunate to have a supportive network of family and friends when it has to do with my art and many endeavors. Still going back to the idea of a "real job" though, not sure why. I do enjoy my little part time job as well as managing the online store connected with it ( i have learned a lot from designing and maintaining that!) but miss the idea of having something challenging to do, together with real colleagues. I figure it can't hurt to throw out some CVs and see if I get any bites. My biggest fear is taking a job and hating it. Maybe I should just make a big cup of coffee and spend the day in the studio - that may cure it!

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Happy Birthday to Me (I mean us!)!

by Ingo Maurer

Dear husband,
This is the last year of my 30's and I am feeling a bit melancholy these days. Thinking that both of us are turning the same age, we might want to look into a TOGETHER gift. You remember last weekend when I was in Copenhagen? Well, I came across this interior design shop and found THE light that WE have been looking for for the living room. Here is a link to it.

Ok, so it is a bit pricey, a bit over the top, but it is so ME and it could really be so YOU as well.
I think we need this. I think We deserve it. Isn't it nice that I am willing to sacrifice an individual birthday gift for something that would benefit the both of us? I know, and you don't have to thank or praise me for my altruistic self.