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Stephanie Hilvitz
Colorado
I am making every effort to live a creative life.
Interests: i love fabrics, tiles, papers, beads, anything mexican, folkloric and colorful...i love designing and working in my mango studio, working in my garden. i love riding my bike and reading by the fireplace. i love my sweet understanding husband and my best creation ever...my daughter!
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Beautiful venue, the Denver Botanic Gardens never fails to offer up interesting artwork amongst the ever-changing landscape. Deborah Butterfield and her Nature of Horses, perfectly set in the gardens a quiet walk about in anticipation of... a late summer picnic,... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Rodrigvitz Style
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Paula's photo of the original stone bridge My book group read the eco/memoir A Bushel's Worth by a local author Kayann Short last month and we were very lucky to arrange a trip to visit Stonebridge Farm. Kayann graciously led... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2015 at Rodrigvitz Style
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I've begun making my Dia de los Muertos altar for this years celebration at the museum. I'm thinking of the Monarchs and the mythology of the migration to Mexico...I'm thinking of the Navajo Storyteller tradition and I've been listening to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2015 at Rodrigvitz Style
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we took off toward the setting sun... to gather for the full blue moon ride I like how the light and the moon and the bumpy ride create these watery images lighting the way around the lake and back again...sitting... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2015 at Rodrigvitz Style
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the Longmont Studio Tour fundraiser, Fresh, is drawing near and again the participating artists will donate a small work of art to benefit the tour which takes place Saturday and Sunday, September 26 and 27 come bid on some really... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2015 at Rodrigvitz Style
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we have had a slow start in the garden this year...so much rain, little sun...flea beetles but things are starting to come around, it felt so good after all my traveling to pull weeds, pick beans... enjoy what is here.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2015 at Rodrigvitz Style
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I was in south Florida for the week for work and was able to spend a few hours at the John D MacArthur Beach State Park...a biological treasure of mangrove forests, birds and fish of all types and a beautiful... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2015 at Rodrigvitz Style
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We spent a weekend in Santa Fe...soaking in all the amazing artwork as well as the International Folk Art Market. 750 artists from over 88 countries...so overwhelming but in a fabulous way. The museum hill where this takes place makes... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2015 at Rodrigvitz Style
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sharing a most beautiful poem, 'Zacuanpapalotls' by Brenda Cardenas We are space between- the black-orange blur of a million Monarchs on their two-generational migration south to fir-crowned Michoacan where tree trunks will sprout feathers, a forest of paper-thin wings. Our... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2015 at Rodrigvitz Style
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I'm sticking with typepad for now... but am trying a new format, beta, so stay with me ...we'll see how this goes Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2015 at Rodrigvitz Style
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We packed a lot in this long holiday weekend...the opening of the Viva la Vida exhibit at CHAC, we started with dinner at the Interstate Cafe, visited a few other galleries on Santa Fe and enjoyed a beautiful evening Show... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2015 at Rodrigvitz Style
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summer is more than a few passing months...it's a state of mind, it seems to have more importance in many ways than other seasons, maybe the memories of summer vacation from school, a visceral shift a different sense of time... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2015 at Rodrigvitz Style
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What a wonderful venue, such ambiance and lovely warmth...our popup exhibit at the Still Cellars, boutique distillery and art house. Our opening was a fun and successful event, the exhibit will be up through the end of July... Hope you... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2015 at Rodrigvitz Style
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I miss the hay days of art blogging...I've gone back and forth about giving this typepad blog up...hanging on for now. I love being able to look back as much as the sharing/learning/community. So, first summer getaway, totally unplugged, which... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2015 at Rodrigvitz Style
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Posting over here, just trying something different...if you have a tumblr account I think you can 'like' the posts and I know you've been visiting. Have linked to this on my website: www.stephaniehilvitz.com Trying to simplify... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2015 at Rodrigvitz Style
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CHANGE Heads up...I am going to begin using tumblr for my blog, I will be phasing out typepad in the coming months, click the link on the navigation bar and give me your feedback I was fortunate to be part... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2015 at Rodrigvitz Style
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CHANGE Heads up...I am going to begin using tumblr for my blog, I will be phasing out typepad in the coming months, click the link on the navigation bar and give me your feedback Another successful EBCA Studio tour, weather... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2015 at Rodrigvitz Style
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here I am...if I am going to keep this blog space I need to make an effort to post I have been busy busy so am going to make several posts of what has been going on in April our... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at Rodrigvitz Style
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I feel like I'm going to the Oscar's! I borrowed a fabulous dress and shoes... Patti made me this amazing necklace! I think I'll really enjoy myself on the red carpet...or concrete floor Want to go? Still time to buy... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2015 at Rodrigvitz Style
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A year in the making, this symposium in the Morgan Library on the CSU campus...my Monarch works displayed on the 1 year anniversary of the death of Gabriel Garcia Marquez a perfect layering of the milkweed and cornstalk field...the Monarchs... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2015 at Rodrigvitz Style
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I just enjoy painting these flowers...they are not socially relevant, political or thought provoking... but they bring me joy, and that is enough EBCA studio tour, May 2 and 3, special opening night gala, at the studio on Friday, May... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2015 at Rodrigvitz Style
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the dialogue continues...the Monarch Dialogues, pages of myth and thought and story a thread running through, connecting stories, life and death and one to another the completed piece will be at the CSU Morgan Library for the Solitude and Exhuberance... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2015 at Rodrigvitz Style
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Spring is slowly settling in...in the distance can be seen a Great Blue Heron Rookery, Greg captures some of the activity up close and personal.... looking closer, the Great Horned Owl that we heard was also in this community, on... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2015 at Rodrigvitz Style
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a new work...Migration of Soul... more Monarchs, layered and stamped and painted and waxed the conversation between life and death,spirit and soul expresses how we as people use myth and imagination to transcend loss and accept what cannot be truly... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2015 at Rodrigvitz Style
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a weekend of creative inspiration brought me to the blog today...a gathering with women artists to discuss the coming year, a trip to a new Museum, an old neighborhood...a bit of time in the studio and such unseasonably incredible weather... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2015 at Rodrigvitz Style