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Author Archives: Rita Varian
I’m calling these new pieces skyscrapers with the idea that if you group enough of them together. you start to get a skyline.
Come see my sculptures in this LIC landmark just of the 59th St. Bridge! This show is part of LIC Arts Open, which includes open studios, gallery shows, music & theater. May 15th-19 Reception May 16th 6-8PM 29-27 41st Avenue … Continue reading
Here are two new small sculptures. The idea was to make interesting negative spaces between them, so in the first view, look for the negative vase-shape in the middle. Also, sometimes it is good to get a break from textured … Continue reading
I started using toy tires as texture tools because my brother John has commissioned me to make some tankards for the Car Club of Virginia Tech. (CCVT) Since these guys are race car enthusiasts, not just any toy tire will … Continue reading
So previously, I expressed some concern that my double-height tankards are so big (about a liter) that if they were filled to the brim, the handle might not be able to take all that weight. Well… And below, you can … Continue reading
Gradually, I felt the feeling of buyer’s remorse begin to fade as I unwrapped the light box I bought from B&H. Some of my studio mates seemed a little impressed with it, enough to put a stop to the internal … Continue reading
Below you see a regular tankard, and my first and second attempts at a big one. The first one came out a bit too tall and narrow at the top. I thought it would be good as a tall vase, … Continue reading
I will be a vendor at this Astoria Market sale on Feb 10, 2013, from Noon-6. Location: Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden Jennifer Verbit is sharing her table with me. She and I were roommates while we attended Alfred University. … Continue reading
Check out my main website for better views of these four new sculptures!