living with art

"Tourist": off to a new home

Looks like I spoke too soon about “Tourist” coming back from New Jersey: it’s going to someone else’s home. I just got word a new patron purchased the collage!

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(Bonus: I won’t have to pay any return shipping costs!) Again, many thanks to the Long Beach Island Foundation and exhibit juror Dr. Louis Marchesano of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The best part of this news is that I have more room in my studio to work on new pieces. Excuse me while I go make good use of this art mojo…

"Living the Dream" exhibit: Fingers crossed...

“Living the Dream, Dreaming the Life” closes today, but I’m not sad. I’m like 99% sure I don’t have to bring home “Relatively Progressive”…

“Relatively Progressive,” 2019, by Lisa Myers Bulmash.

“Relatively Progressive,” 2019, by Lisa Myers Bulmash.

… because someone’s very interested in adding it to their collection!

As I said earlier, I felt almost compelled to create a piece for this exhibit: I use family photos in my work as often as I can, most recently in the Liberty Bank Building portraits. So it was a treat to use images from the Pratt Family Legacy Collection.

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There’s a possibility someone else is interested in “Rare & Exquisite (CA)” as well.

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Let’s hope both go to new homes, yeah? Fingers crossed.

Almost ready for prime time

The varnish is on the collage portraits, and curing steadily!

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The Liberty Bank Building founder portraits are all done except the framing (which I’ve chosen but will have someone else do for me). After living with this project for nearly two years, it’s a little strange to put away the paper bits for good.

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The Liberty Bank apartments are almost ready as well, and the builders expect to install my work in the residents’ lounge early next month. So we should be celebrating the grand opening soon; I’ll let you know when!