“Is the Modern Housewife a Lady of Leisure?”

“Is the Modern Housewife a Lady of Leisure?”

I heard on a podcast (Stuff You Missed in History Class) about a study done by the Department of Home Economics on housework. Yes, the U.S. government used to have a Department of Home Economics! The study report was called, “Is the Modern Housewife a Lady of...
Medal for an Exhausted Empath

Medal for an Exhausted Empath

Do you have a friend with a sympathetic face? Or maybe you’re that person – people instantly feel they can trust you, and they talk your ear off. You wish they’d stop because frankly, it’s exhausting. I have a friend like that, and I made this...
Micro Gallery Joins Terrain Biennial!

Micro Gallery Joins Terrain Biennial!

Whew! We’re installed! If you’re in Chicagoland, you can visit this outdoor micro gallery in person! It’s installed at 527 S. Humphrey Ave., in Oak Park, IL as part of the Terrain Biennial! Terrain runs October 2 through November 15, though the piece...
An Award for the Perfect Tweet!

An Award for the Perfect Tweet!

The Back Story on The Perfect Tweet Here is the tweet, which someone else declared perfect: I whipped up an award for The Perfect Tweet, because medals and awards are a thing that I do. Variations on a Theme I also tried the award out with a skeleton, purchased just...
New Website Lists Free Little Art Galleries

New Website Lists Free Little Art Galleries

Somebody needed to do it, and for some reason, I decided it would be me who made an easy to use list of all the Free Little Art Galleries in the United States and Canada. I may add Europe and the rest of the world, but first I have to get through California! Lots and...
Coming Soon: Outdoor Angelica Kauffman Gallery!

Coming Soon: Outdoor Angelica Kauffman Gallery!

Micro Gallery News and Cause for Celebration We’re currently building (that’s a royal we, so far all I’ve done is shop, kind family members are doing the sawing and routing) an outdoor version of the Angelica Kauffman Gallery! It will be on display...
Find a Micro Gallery Near You

Find a Micro Gallery Near You

Wondering where you can find a micro gallery near you? Here’s a list of the American micro galleries that I’ve been able to find so far. List of Micro Galleries in the United States Small Albany Gallery in New York...
Micro-Micro Galleries: Tiny Art in Mint Tins!

Micro-Micro Galleries: Tiny Art in Mint Tins!

How did this one get started? I can’t quite remember, but the very first one was a show called, “The Hall of Presidents,” with four postage stamps, each with a different president’s head on it, in the main part of the mint tin, and in the lid,...
August Group Show: Black & White & Red All Over

August Group Show: Black & White & Red All Over

August Group Show at the Micro Gallery This show opened on August 4, 2021 and features two U.K. artists: Lisa Cole and Susan Plover, and U.S. artists Elaine Luther and R. Romero. The red ribbon in the photo above is from the ribbon cutting to open the show. In “Drawn...