I am amazed at the incredibly different ways artists are using gut as a medium.
This installation by Martha Ross Raisanen sets my heart on fire.
I love the old bottles and the textures. The feeling that you are uncovering some ancient treasure cocooned in mystery.
Martha Ross Raisanen’s Collective Secrets
Jill Nordfors Clark Using gut like a weaver or basket maker
Love this delicate yet strong cocoon shape by Pat Hickman
I also found pieces I could hardly believe were made of the same material I have used.
WHISTLING IN THE WIND
Gut, colored pencil
Fabulous art boots made by Carol Durham
Wow what an amazing medium!!
Want to come and learn more about it:
Are you Guts Enough?
Sept 8th and 9th 10-2 $90 (some supplies included)
Clarissa Callesen’s Studio
1920 Main St, Ferndale, WA 98248