I thought I was going to need a wildlife rehabilitator

by meanlouise March 2, 2016 art

If I don’t start updating my blog regularly soon, I’m afraid JunglePete is going to hack into it and start posting ornithology memes. Grappling with a rheumatological flare this week, I haven’t exactly been a high-functioning machine lately. Today I took a shower, put an oil-based leave-in conditioner in my hair, and went back to […]

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Margaret Wertheim’s Ted talk about the Crochet Coral Reef project

by meanlouise April 2, 2014 art

The Institute for Figuring posted this exciting note on facebook yesterday: IFF Director, Margaret Wertheim’s, TED Talk about our Crochet Coral Reef project as an artistic response to global warming, has reached a million views. We’re currently working on a book about the project that will highlight all 30 Crochet Reefs around the world and […]

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Let’s play cowboys and indians!

by meanlouise September 11, 2013 anthropology

On Monday (9/9/13) DC-area artist Gregg Deal appeared on WJLA’s News Channel 8 “Afternoon Report.” Deal went on the show believing he’d been invited into the program to talk about his performance art piece, The Last American Indian on Earth. Disclaimer: I backed this project during the last Indiegogo campaign and plan to support the […]

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The Last American Indian Left on Earth

by meanlouise April 16, 2013 art

I’ve ranted endlessly about my my crowd-sourcing fatigue. I can’t figure out how to turn the volume of pitches down to a manageable level so filtering them ends up being all-or-nothing. I just don’t have the time or energy to read them all. Still, every now and again a project commands my attention. Sometimes, I’m […]

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by meanlouise April 14, 2013 art

This important public service announcement was brought to you by Glendon Mellow, science artist and blogger at Symbiartic, part of the Scientific American blog network.

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Epic Tea Time with Alan Rickman

by meanlouise August 18, 2012 art

If you have 7 minutes to kill and you love Alan Rickman, you’ll really love this: [embedded video: epic tea time with alan rickman]

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Artomatic Picks: Andy Cleavenger

by meanlouise May 29, 2012 art

I’m slowly making my way through Artomatic and plan to have a couple different picks lists assembled by this weekend to assist my friends and neighbors who’re feeling a bit overwhelmed by the size of the show. Ill-health has slowed me down a bit, but while I get my act together, enjoy Andy’s list. There […]

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Bacon @ Artomatic

by meanlouise May 18, 2012 art

Artomatic is back and this year I’m not in charge of anything except my own art. You may have noticed that bacon icon in the right-hand column of this page. Did you check it out to see where it leads?

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Get Focused

by meanlouise February 13, 2012 art

The nice folks from the Future of Music Coalition are spreading the word about a paid focus group this week: Are you a musician, visual artist, dancer, actor, filmmaker or other artist living in the DC area? Are you interested in making $50? If you answered YES to both questions, we invite you to participate […]

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check it out!

by meanlouise November 10, 2011 art

Michele Banks on the Atlantic Life blog: “Michele Banks’s Painting of Cancer Cells, Inspired by Carl Sagan.”

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