Monsters!

I have spent much of this week preparing for the opening tonight of the TVAA exhibition Monsters!

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The artwork we selected was delivered on Monday. I figured out the arrangement with the able assistance of my mother, and on Tuesday, Sue Latta and I got it hung in our usual fashion with Sue doing the heavy lifting and me jabbering away while making her have to recalculate where to sink the nails — with annoying frequency I’m sure.

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I’m quite fond of this show. It runs the gamut from the seriously monstrous to the scarily goofy, and I had fun with it myself — on the sillier end of the spectrum…

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My pieces are titled “Idle Hands are the Devil’s Playthings” and “Venus in Fur.”

Here’s a wee tour of what you’ll see if you make it to the Opening this evening…

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The scariest part of the show for me is the fact that BSPR is having a special wall constructed in their lobby — right now this very minute — and when I left this afternoon this is what it looked like…

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Unless you come this evening you’ll never know if it got cleaned up in time for the Opening. Of course if it doesn’t, you will understand why the next time you see me, I look like this…

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Yikes!

Y’all come now, ya hear! 5:00 to 8:00 pm at 220 E. Parkcenter in the offices of Boise State Public Radio.