Jennifer Steen Booher, Quercus Design

Obsessing over seaweed

Set on a white background, seaweed looks so calligraphic. Rockweed in particular seems like an alphabet I can’t quite read. The longer the strands, the more they remind me of Arabic calligraphy. I need a bigger light box!

Ascophyllum nodosum/Rockweed

Fucus distichus

Ascophyllum nodosum/Rockweed

Ascophyllum nodosum/Rockweed

Fucus vesiculosus/Bladderwrack

Ascophyllum nodosum/Rockweed

Fucus vesiculosus/Bladderwrack

In other news, back in January I received a Kindling Fund grant for the Coast Walk. The Kindling Fund is one of eleven nationwide re-granting programs established by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. I feel like a rock star: many, many thanks to SPACE Gallery, the administrators of the fund! You can learn more about the Kindling Fund and the other 2017 grant recipients here: http://kindlingfund.org/announcing-2017-kindling-fund-grantees/

Since I haven’t updated this blog in ages, there are lots of new posts in the Coast Walk project, including several still lifes:

I’ll leave you with my favorite tagline, from Garrison Keillor’s Writer’s Almanac: “Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.”

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