Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Kelly Vivanco's Watery Wonderland

The marvelous Kelly Vivanco is at it again, with a solo show at Halogen Gallery in Seattle on Friday, October 9th. This time around, she has created a aquatic fantasyland where lovely maidens and adorable animals have adventures in little red rowboats filled with tiny houses. There's even an amazing three-dimensional boat sculpture created by Kelly and her husband Peter Hillier, and a series of portraits of its critter crew, encased in handmade antiqued copper porthole frames. This is Kelly's last major show for about a year and a half, so don't miss out!

"Offshore"


"Onshore"


"There is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats. In or out of 'em, it doesn't matter. Nothing seems really to matter, that's the charm of it. Whether you get away, or whether you don't; whether you arrive at your destination or whether you reach somewhere else, or whether you never get anywhere at all, you're always busy, and you never do anything in particular; and when you've done it there's always something else to do, and you can do it if you like, but you'd much better not." – Ratty to Mole, The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

2 comments:

anthony t w myers said...

woo, very nice!

anthony t w myers said...

the water and the hair the ripples, so beautiful!