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With the Blessing of Corn
Our April 2011 artist-in-residence is Carmen Lomas Garza, a local artist renowned for evocative depictions of her childhood in a South Texas Mexican-American community. Her pieces, filled with traditions, memories and...
Artist Studio window looking in
The second week at the Kimball was a blast with Friday night being the highlight. For the museum, it was the perfect storm of events combining with the Orsay exhibition still going strong, permanent galleries free,...
An important part of this Kimball residency is to hold a space that invites people to travel within a safe and welcoming place. Leo designed lettering and painted the walls with directions and associated elements as per the...
I was asked a few weeks ago if I needed pedestals for my Kimball Gallery residency.This made me stop to think about how much I love to see art on pedestals and what work might benefit from being on one. On Thanksgiving, I...
By Kim Shuck:In June 2010 Michael Horse, painter, actor, musician etc, was my partner in a residency at the de Young museum in San Francisco. He wanted this. He gave me a drawing... told me where the horses were to go and...
It began 6 years ago as a vehicle to transcend sadness on the loss of my father, Paul Ewing, when I found myself painting and doing collages I called “Spirit Boats” as a tribute to his memory. Like a stone thrown into a pond...
Over and Out past the lines Poems from the residency Kim Shuck June 2010 Morning Prayer 2010 Sing me a song of beans and crows at breakfast this Morning's riot of Queen Anne's Lace at the foot of Stairs which, let's face...
One guest during my residency mentioned that he liked the larger canvas of a vest better than, say, a small pouch. I think I smiled and nodded at the time. It was towards the end and my desire to take up each and every...
On the way past the bandshell I noticed that the puddle the squirrels were drinking out of yesterday had dried up. Fog all gone... It's quite hot actually.  More feathers.  The various animals didn't come around today. There...
It's been a long month and my brain is getting sluggish. Fortunately there were many people I liked around today.I gave an interview and found out how tired I am then headed in to work. Gallery time was relatively uneventful...

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