Elaine Luther

Elaine Luther

Artist, Teacher

Welcome, Iā€™m Elaine.

I’m an artist and arts writer. I make assemblage sculpture about how much I hate housework and also Medals that You Wouldn’t Want to Earn. Find out more about me.

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I Give Up (sort of)

After trying to make it as a metalsmith or an artist for something over 20 years ā€“ I give up. Most people give up sooner, but I am very stubborn. My timing is odd, since I was just featured in Professional Artist Magazine and will have work in another magazine next...

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How to Get Art Made without a Hard Deadline

I'm all about this ā€“ getting the art made that no one has asked you to make ā€“ I have a daily and weekly creative/studio practice and recently gave a speech called Studio Rules! about how to set up boundaries, limits and habits to make you insanely productive. So I was...

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I’m doing #the100DayProject

This year for #the100DayProject, I'm taking photos for my The View through the Windshield series. There's nothing like the need to post a photo on Instagram every single day to keep you on your creative toes, looking for interesting things to photograph. Above is an...

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Breaking the Bronze Ceiling

For whatever reason, people in Chicago and all over the world are starting to notice how few women have been honored with a public, outdoor statue. I'm starting to see and hear about it everywhere and want to share some of the interesting articles and podcasts I've...

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Where to Read More about Women Artists

Did you know I interview artists for Moore Women Artists? I also write essays and do research pieces about artists who have passed away. You can find my most recent articles on my contributor page: http://moorewomenartists.org/contributor/elaine-luther And the whole...

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Shrine for a Sippy Cup

This sculpture, Shrine for a Sippy Cup, is part of my new Little Houses series, the plant inside the sippy cup is artificial bittersweet. It's about the time when your youngest child gets older, leaves that little kid stage and you're totally cool with it, but still...

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