Monday, May 25, 2009

art show - last chance

Me and my 5 studiomates are currently showing some of our work at
Galleri Sigtuna Kulturgård.
The show is prolonged until 31st of May, open Saturdays and Sundays, 12-4 pm.

Here are some photos from the opening!

My three fine liner drawings bo, monokel and kapsel (see them closer here if you want)

Leaf series Min familj, lead pencil on board prepared with putty

Coffee constellations, fine liner, coffee on book pages

thanks for coming by!

Thursday, May 7, 2009

greetings from the past

This is Mattias birthday card to me - sweet hubby. I seem to carry a heavy load though. Yesterday I took one of those quizzes on Facebook just for fun (what else?!) and I turned out being - a Tiger! Well what do you know...

My mom sent me the postcard. She claims I am in the picture, in the red bathrobe, which she had sewn for me. But all the kids looked the same then. And we couldn't identify the mothers sitting down. So it probably isn't me - although I did have one of those swan bathing toys.

I have made more coffee-constellations. Here are three new ones. More to follow.

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

in season

Spring changed it's mind today and turned back to winter. Icy wind, rain, red nose. And today happens to be my birthday... But I'm counting on sun and warmth again on Saturday when we open up Sigtuna Kulturgård and our show!

Monday, May 4, 2009

good times hard times

I've been away for a while now, Istanbul feels very distant. I always find it difficult to start blogging again, when I haven't updated in a long time...

Good times: these past weeks I've been busy with an exhibition I'm having with my studiomates. I've been working on some leaf drawings, coffee-constellations and on finishing my "cells". We're a group of 6 persons, and the rooms aren't that big, so I won't be able to show it all, I'll have to chose what fits best with the rest.

Hard times: my father is really ill and he's in my thoughts daily. It's tough and frustrating, wanting to do something, knowing you can't stop time.
I think a lot about time. Mostly I wish there were more hours to the day so I could do all the things I want/need to do. I could draw my "cells" for hours - if only I had more time. It's like meditation. Being absolutely focused on drawing each circle. At the same time I let anything that comes into my head, pass through. Relaxation for the mind.