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Lisa Klow
Bloomington, IN
Scribbly Journaling Artist
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I began a new sketchbook in September of 1997, but I did very little work in it – not like the one over the summer. I was assigned a new advisor, a visiting artist named Su-en Wong. http://www.suenwong.com/ I also... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Lisa Klow
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So, technically, this is getting into the Summer of 1997. I worked in my sketchbook all summer, filling it, which was unusual for me (finishing a sketchbook). Interesting tidbit about the figure on the right on the above sketchbook page.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2014 at Lisa Klow
I wrote in my Spring 1996 blog post about the faculty and even fellow grad students totally not getting any of my feminist issues about body shaming etc. I see SO MUCH really good stuff on Tumblr - on point... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2014 at Lisa Klow
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The Journaling Project was begun in Fall semester 1997, my last semester of grad school. In the next several posts, I will show how I came to this method of working. It started in my sketchbook, which I began in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2014 at Lisa Klow
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PLEASE NOTE: I am posting these bookmaking instructions as a way of storing my old book class notes, rather than keeping the originals. I have not tested these in many years. Someday I may make these books and boxes and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2014 at Lisa Klow
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PLEASE NOTE: I am posting these bookmaking instructions as a way of storing my old book class notes, rather than keeping the originals. I have not tested these in many years. Someday I may make these books and boxes and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2014 at Lisa Klow
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PLEASE NOTE: I am posting these bookmaking instructions as a way of storing my old book class notes, rather than keeping the originals. I have not tested these in many years. Someday I may make these books and boxes and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2014 at Lisa Klow
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PLEASE NOTE: I am posting these bookmaking instructions as a way of storing my old book class notes, rather than keeping the originals. I have not tested these in many years. Someday I may make these books and boxes and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2014 at Lisa Klow
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When I got out my Memphis artwork while in Laurel, I discovered that they still smelled. And they were so big - the MFA Women measured 4' x 6' - that there was no practical way to hang them. So... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at Lisa Klow
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I worked on the Memphis One Big Journal during 2012, while I glued down all the Memphis Journaling Project pieces in the Memphis Two and Three Journals. Here are the last few Art Journaling pieces, self-portraits of a sort, summing... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at Lisa Klow
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Art Journaling piece about a drawing from my 1997 Sketchbook, with me holding up a smiley face mask, about not wanting to show the world everything I'm feeling. I glued in the partial page from my 1997 sketchbook - here... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at Lisa Klow
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Over the summer my sketchbook work continued. I filled the whole book. Years later I took it apart and only saved the best pages. I didn’t keep pages with items glued in, postcards and flyers and stuff like that. There... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at Lisa Klow
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***Nudity in artwork*** I was given a new studio space near the front of the building for Spring 1997. My advisor Sheri was a printmaker and showed me some monoprint techniques. I did a lot of printmaking experiments. I took... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2014 at Lisa Klow
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So, my two Atlanta Big Journals? Journal #2 wasn't that big, so I decided I wanted to join them together to make one really big Atlanta Journal. How to join them? I wasn't sure, but I threaded a needle with... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at Lisa Klow
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I was assigned a new advisor for Fall 1996 (we were not permitted to choose our own advisor). I kind of wanted this young woman, but she told me she would probably be really hard on me when I talked... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at Lisa Klow
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While looking back over my life the past few years, with all the sorting and Putting Away, sometimes I have gotten despondent over how much I haven’t done. I spent a lot of my 20s (and even 30s and 40s)... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at Lisa Klow
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Art Journaling piece with 3 MFA Women and 2 MFA Woman cards. Horn Island Trip Horn Island Trip with the two printed cards. (I no longer have any of my stamps.) Horn Island Art Journaling piece below. Steve and Mooshie... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2014 at Lisa Klow
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This Carolyn Hax column from this week has stayed on my mind. I know I have written about this issue before, but I see so much online - especially on Tumblr - about how gender roles and sexism form women's... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2014 at Lisa Klow
I wrote in my Spring 1996 blog post about the faculty and even fellow grad students totally not getting any of my feminist issues about body shaming etc. I see SO MUCH really good stuff on Tumblr - on point... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2014 at Lisa Klow
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Most of us grad students either taught or assisted with the summer art camp for children (having no skills or teaching experience, I just assisted). Linn came to pick me up every morning. There was a small black cat around... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2014 at Lisa Klow
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**Warning Female Nudity in Artwork and MY NUDITY** Summer 1996 was the trip to Horn Island, MS. One of our professors organized this trip every summer. He arranged donors to sponsor the students. We had to bring our own food,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2014 at Lisa Klow
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Linn was graduating with her MFA in 1996 and I helped her prepare for her MFA show. We went to every resale and antique shop looking for old purses which Linn turned into books. She made a beaded vagina with... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2014 at Lisa Klow