March 15 by 15

Abigail Livingood Art in Process

Back to the drawing board. I was all excited to complete a few more flying cornstalks and get them outdoors to test the bases that go in the ground. Then… Iowa gets a day with high winds of 30+mph and this is what happened – flattened cornstalks. The top weight with the wings was enough that the wind bent my …

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February 15 by 15

Abigail Livingood Art in Process, Uncategorized

Winter means snow here in Iowa usually bit it can also mean it is time for FLYING CORNSTALKS! Out in the test field waiting for whatever Mother Nature can dish out is my Welded Flying Cornstalk. Lonely now – but soon to have friends in the field. Where do you think would be fun to display 30-50 of them? Comment …

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August 15 by 15

Abigail Livingood Art in Process, Uncategorized

Persistence and Patience   One thing is done, one thing is mid-process, and one thing is happening in less than two weeks. Done: The metal branch sculpture shown at the bottom – the final in-place welding done! Mid-way: The top three images are quilts from my Spring Thaw Series that I am considering entering in Quilt National.  Now that I have the …

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March 15 by 15

Abigail Livingood Art in Process, Uncategorized

March 15 by 15 I scavenged older sketch work and found instant excitement connecting past thoughts with today’s energy. Iris and Marigold describes a conversation/relationship between a wise longstanding perennial and a novice, short standing annual. The plan is to execute two – this one that is a cheery daylight version and also to improvise a somber nighttime interpretation.

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February 15 by 15

Abigail Livingood Art in Process

Out with Miniatures and in with Winter Whites and Self Portraits I came so very close to meeting my goal of 100 miniature sculptures to start 2016. I hit 95 before I came to a pause point.  Well they will be on the website until March 4 and then I will remove them for a while. I will add to the …

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January 15 x 15

Abigail Livingood Art in Process

  I thought I would start 2016 in a small way and end it up BIG I am off to a later start than planned on the series of small works therefore the timing is perfect!             Here is a smattering of the tops of my next small scale sculptures. The bases are still super …

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December 15 x 15

Abigail Livingood Art in Process, Inspiration

  Upcoming art show information Wings Exhibit at Lutheran Church of Hope West Des Moines “Never Alone – GOD is with us!” the Advent interactive display Wing sculptures will be on display in the Main Atrium Gallery along with selected scriptures where viewers are invited to respond to the readings by contributing to the wing prayer walls.  There will also …

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November 15 x 15

Abigail Livingood Art in Process

Upcoming art show information Cornstalks & Branches Art exhibition featuring 2-d & 3-d works in fiber, metal and wood Frame Works 5800 Merle Hay Road Johnston, IA 50131 Opening reception is Thursday, November 5, 2015, 5:30 – 7:30 PM The show will hang from Thursday, November 5 until Friday, November 20. Frame Works is open Monday through Friday 10-5:30, Saturday …

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October 15 by 15

Abigail Livingood Art in Process

Information about two shows coming up this year! Cornstalks & Branches Art Exhibition featuring 2-d & 3-d  works in fiber, metal and wood Frame Works 5800 Merle Hay Road Johnston, IA 50131 Opening reception is Thursday, November 5, 2015 , 5:30-7:30pm The show will hang from Thursday, November 5 until Friday, November 20. Frame Works is open Monday through Friday …

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May 15 by 15

Larry Bradshaw Art in Process

New base for next Wing SeriesAt the same time I am working, working, working on a new Wing Series with metal bases I am plugging away at inventorying all of my artwork. I have been organizing photos bit by bit since last Thanksgiving so I can connect pictures to the works with all the information about that piece. Whew. I ...

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