Solo Show at The Compassion Factory

Solo Show at The Compassion Factory

I’m thrilled to announce that I’ll have a solo show at The Compassion Factory in Brookfield, IL, for the month of May and into June a bit. This show is part of the international Taking Up Space initiative, where galleries and alternative spaces are hosting...
More Solar Fast Prints in New Colors

More Solar Fast Prints in New Colors

Today in the studio, I branched out into some new colors – magenta and orange. The orange is whew! really orange. I’m getting ready for a solo show and just as with the 100 Day Project, I’m trying new variations to add interest to what I’m...
They Look Like Cyanotypes

They Look Like Cyanotypes

Printing with Solar Fast on Vintage Hankies, with Vintage Doilies Solar Fast is a light-reactive dye from Jacquard. You can use it to make images in much the same way you would cyanotype. In the images above, you can see multiple works that I’ve made using Solar...
Interview with the artist: Melonie Mulkey

Interview with the artist: Melonie Mulkey

This year, each artist who has a solo show in the Angelica Kauffman Gallery also has a mini-interview on Instagram. Because of the character limits on Instagram, I divide these interviews into one or two parts. Here’s the first one I’m post in full here,...
Thoughts on NOT Doing the 100 Day Project

Thoughts on NOT Doing the 100 Day Project

I love the 100 Day Project, I love the challenge, the sharing, the building my IG community. I don’t love how it feeds into unhealthy social media habits, at least for me. This year, the thought of doing the project just makes me kind of tired. I want to do a...
Three Solo Shows in the Micro Gallery

Three Solo Shows in the Micro Gallery

In 2022, the Angelica Kauffman Gallery will be hosting solo shows, almost exclusively. We got an early start in December 2021, with a show of pastel drawings by Sarah Arriagada. Then in January, we hosted Charity Capili Ellis’s show of collages mounted on wood....
Clocking in for Unpaid Labor

Clocking in for Unpaid Labor

That’s what this series is about. Invisible, unpaid, often unnoticed labor, which is usually done by women. I’m telling this story in a few different ways, as collages on time cards, as assemblages in matchboxes and as a Medal that You Wouldn’t Want to Earn.. Above,...

The Art Candy Machine!

The Art Candy Machine is the brainchild of artist Stefanie Girard, and this snack machine that vends art is made available to customers in a residential neighborhood, with fans watching her Instagram account to see when the Machine will be available. I’m...
Year in Review: Elaine Luther’s Studio

Year in Review: Elaine Luther’s Studio

I do things besides the micro gallery, I swear! Twice this year, I was an award-giving artist, giving out an Award for the Perfect Tweet, and one for an Exhausted Empath. The empath in question asked if the award could live with them, and of course I said yes, so then...