Artist: Melissa Thomas Last month Melissa Thomas had a piece of reflective non-fiction writing published on the Mom Egg Review website in relation to her salt labyrinths work. Her latest projects some are due to be exhibited at the Shelf gallery in Cambridge, England in January 2018. The Mother and the Lemon. As the sun glows, radiantly flowing through the bedroom window, my daughterContinue reading “M.A.M.A. Welcomes the NEW YEAR – 2018 with Melissa Thomas and Megan Merchant”
The Riddle (2017) This stop-motion animation, made from collaged monoprints The work focusses on the loss of self-identity in early motherhood. What is left of a person’s personality once the numerous responsibilities and anxieties are taken on. Anna Fennel Hughes is a freelance artist creating monoprints that are often used to form illustrations, animations andContinue reading “M.A.M.A. – The Riddle, The Interior Vacation, and the Mother House [LINK]”
M. Joy Rose founded the Museum of Motherhood in 2003, created the Motherhood Foundation 501c3 non-profit in 2005, saw it flourish in NYC from 2011-2014, and then pop up at several academic institutions. Her current live/work space in Kenwood St. Petersburg, Florida is devoted to the exploration of mother-labor as performance art.The upcoming date for the next Kenwood Artist Tour is March 18th and 19th, 2017 noon-5pm. See map and find out more and to tour the studios of participating St. Pete, Fla craftspeople.
Aga Gasiniak – In Her Own Words My creativity is a journey. My work is very intuitive and symbolic. I tell stories through my paintings. Paintbrushes, paints, varnishes and canvases are tools to describe emotions, colors, and forms instead of words. Every painting is a glimpse of memory, place, stillness and natural beauty. Every paintingContinue reading “MAMA: In Her Own Words – Painting Scotland”
Featured Artist is Christen Clifford and her Pussy Bow (from imprints of her actual pussy on silk) – See more at ProCreate for images [LINK}. Christen Clifford is a writer, feminist performance artist, curator, professor, actor, and mother who lives in Queens. Privatizing Motherhood By Karen Malpede My daughter, born the year Ronald Reagan was elected president in a landslide,Continue reading “MAMA – Privatizing Motherhood and the Pussy Bow”
The ProCreate Project, the Museum of Motherhood and the Mom Egg Review are pleased to announce the continuation of this literary and scholarly discourse which intersects with the artistic to explore the wonder and the challenges of motherhood. Using words and art to connect new pathways between the academic,the para-academic, the digital, and the real, as well as the everyday: wherever you live, work, and play,Continue reading “Scream; and a Story of Loss [CLICK]”