Alas my show is up...and
will run from March 12 - May 1st.
I've been away from blogging for some time now getting ready for my show..
thus I thought I'd share with you some of what goes into staging
such an event..
First, I choose to transform the gallery into
a garden setting to heighten the experience, which required
painting, getting and making props, lighting etc..
Here's a chandelier from the store
Lillian August that I
used for the front window..
it hangs above
this image which is
about 5' tall..so
it's rather dramatic.
On either side of
the image I created tutu's out of
tissue paper, embellishing them
with strands of pearls and paper roses.
You might say it had an organic Channel
look about it.
and they hung from a single strand of
ivy. At the base of each
dress was a simple clay pot
with moss where ballet slippers
The muslin ribbon that was at the base of the
tutus was imprinted with the script BELIEVE..
A word I'm sure that goes through ever dancers head
as they enter onto the stage..
At the base of the black and white image was a glass
rectangular table that held a bouquet of fresh flowers
tied up with a satin ribbon as if just thrown at the
dancers feet to suggest BRAVO..
I'll show you the rest of the show