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liza cowan
Artist, activist, blogger, seller of cool things.
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Letter from Liza Cowan about What The Well Dressed Dyke Will Wear slideshow Early in the Spring of 1975, I was preparing for my slde show, "What The Well Dressed Dyke Will Wear" for the upcoming Lesbian History Exploration, a small national conference to be held outside of Los Angeles.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2014 at DYKE A Quarterly
Ann Frank This is a guest post by my historian sister, Holly Shulman, who recently presented a paper at a conference in Amsterdam. While she was there she visited the Ann Frank Museum, hosted by one of the curators, Dienke... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2014 at See Saw
Before there was DYKE, A Quarterly, there was COWRIE, Lesbian/feminist. It started off as the publication of a local women's group in New York City, Community of Women, COW. Although Community of Women was not strictly a Lesbian group, COWRIE quickly became a Lesbian magazine, independant of COW, taken in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2014 at DYKE A Quarterly
You don't have to spend a fortune to hang curtains. Be the first on your block to bring Office Supply Chic to your home. All you need is push pins or nails to secure small binder clips to the top... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2014 at See Saw
De-clutter your table top with an easy DIY cord wrangler, I couldn't stand all the cords and cables sitting on my table...chargers for my iPhone, tablet, computer and speaker. So I found a nice old cardboard box I had put... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2014 at See Saw
Thanks, Carol. That's really good to know.
Toggle Commented Sep 6, 2014 on Liza Cowan and SeeSaw at See Saw
Ethan Murrow, 2006, large scale drawing from Pinto Brothers Series, for sale This beautiful, large -scale drawing by Ethan Murrow is now for sale. I bought this piece in 2006, when Murrow had a show at Burlington City Arts. Ethan... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2014 at See Saw
I'm sorry, I do not. Good luck with your search. Cheers, Liza Liza Cowan, Seesaw blog
Toggle Commented Jun 3, 2014 on Photoplay movie stars from the 1950'S at See Saw
From the photo vaults: The blue haired boy. Mannequin by Ralph Pucci, based on drawings by Maira Kalman. Photographed at Pine Street Art Works ©Liza Cowan 2007. Used for advertising and display at store for many years. Blue Haired by... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2014 at See Saw
Vintage Wooden Dollhouse. Photo ©Liza Cowan I bought this wooden dollhouse from a friend in Woodstock, NY in the early 1980's. She was about to move, and it was just too big to lug around. Now I have lugged it... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2014 at See Saw
This feature is wonderful. I've added linked images to my blogs and could 't be happier. It was so easy, and looks so good. Thank you. Liza
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I was planning to teach a class at Winooski Circle Arts, a store I managed, about using Facebook for business. Since WCA is closed, I thought I’d share some ideas here. The examples are from two Facebook business pages I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2014 at See Saw
I can't imagine a more perfect blend of people, ideas and art. Here's a clip from the 1947 flim Dreams Money Can Buy, produced and directed by Hans Richter, Dada/surrealist artist. The film, which follows a story line about a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2013 at See Saw
Seed Pack placemats New from my company, Small Equals, three new products using vintage images. These are made in Vermont by Flashbags, using recycled paper, plastic laminte and machine stitching. four seed pack vegetable placemats Faithful readers of this blog... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2013 at See Saw
Here are some more of the fabulous pieces we have for sale. Just come on in and take a look. Henry Jerome Washington and Sweetgrass Basket Henry Jerome Washington with one of his gorgeous Sweetgrass Baskets, which he makes in the tradition passed down to him through generations of his... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2013 at Winooski Circle Arts
Hi Terri, I guess we are cousins. I remember your grandmother. We called her Big Mary, and then her daughter was Little Mary. Big Mary and my mother were first cousins, and were close. Nice to hear from you.
Toggle Commented Nov 18, 2013 on SW Straus Family and NY architecture at See Saw
Here's a quick tour of a few of the items we've got for sale now. Pillows by Wooly Mama Fiber Art and bowl by Bryce Beggren. Sgraffito vases by Alix Costantino Blue spotted vase by AO! Glass. Dapper hat by Swan&Stone Millinery. Hand formed plastic earrings by Longina Smolnski. Cappy... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2013 at Winooski Circle Arts
Winooski Circle Arts is a cooperative store in beautiful downtown Winooski, Vermont. We feature the best in local art, artist made goods, home & personal accessories and comestibles. As of Jan 15th Winooski Circle Arts will no longer be at our 41 Main Street location. Big changes in the tenancy... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2013 at Winooski Circle Arts
A view of the store. October 2013 Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2013 at Winooski Circle Arts
Dew on broccoli leaf. ©Liza Cowan Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2013 at See Saw
My friend Jane's mother brought her these antique, hand carved, wooden spoons from her home in Germany. She brings little things that fit in a suitcase. Jane's mother's antique hand carved wooden spoons. Photo © Liza Cowan Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2013 at See Saw
The dementors have been using the name and image of Minerva in their shenanigans for centuries. It's time for us to say NO! No more wars in the name of the any of her forms. Allons, Y! No More... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2013 at See Saw
Amazons, Allons-Y. Mother Earth's Womb. ©Liza Cowan Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2013 at See Saw
Time Traveling Women In The Garden. Photo and collage by Liza Cowan The Kodak Girl and The Horrockses Girl meet for a pleasant Sunday afternoon in the garden. Some snapshots, a little bit of reading on the bench in the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2013 at See Saw
Pita Pita Pearl. That's great. If you look at Steig's other work, you will see that Pearl is exactly in character, drawn with the same expression and features. I've never heard of any connection between Steig and Down Syndrome.
Toggle Commented Aug 3, 2013 on William Steig: Poor Pitiful Pearl at See Saw