Klown show in the News; New Chickens; Cuddly Iron Filings at the Science Museum

KlownDeliveryJune2“The Clown Eater” was delivered for the June art show at R. Pela Gallery, entitled “Klown,” today.  From the looks of art that had been delivered so far, it should be very interesting, and fun!  Even if–or maybe especially if–you find clowns creepy.  There are both 2D and 3D pieces in the show.

The event was written up this weekend in the local paper: http://www.azcentral.com/thingstodo/arts/articles/20130529gallery-glimpse-klown-phoenix-pela.html?nclick_check=1

If you’re in Phoenix in June, hope to see you at the show!  Info below:

First and Third Fridays of the month, (art walk nights), June 7th and June 21st, or by appointment.

R. Pela Contemporary Art

335 W. McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ



The gallery is a short walk from Central Ave and McDowell where parking can be found at the Art Museum or Library. Also a short walk from 7th Ave. and McDowell, where there are restaurants. There is a small parking lot behind R. Pela.



A threesome of miniature chicken paintings is nearly done.



My husband and I went to see the DaVinci exhibit at the Arizona Science Center in Phoenix last week. Wonderful exhibit, worth seeing.  Interesting info on the Mona Lisa, Last Supper, and his many innovative machines.

Also at the museum was an art-science display by David Durlach, of iron filings that “danced” to music. The piece was called “Dancing Iron Dust Trees.”  Mesmerizing!  My husband and I sat there and watched it thru all the songs, and when we got up, someone else immediately jumped in the chair to watch and listen. The little piles of iron filings really seem alive and look pettable, (which is probably why they are under a clear shield).

Check it out at this link that explains it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dVYaBpivAg

This link shows a better close up of the piece: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Er-tyx1xH-s


2 thoughts on “Klown show in the News; New Chickens; Cuddly Iron Filings at the Science Museum

  1. Your “Klown” is dazzling there, Cindy!!! Wow!!! People must be LOVING it!!!
    Yay for completing miniature chickens!!!!
    I’m going to those links right after I post this. Thank you for including them.
    The museum trip sounds like a super time!

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