ARTISTS FIRE BACK.
" Smashed Potato "
So Spuds, the tangerine headed boy, drank himself into oblivion after the divorce.
#artistnotapotato - Wendy Mendelsohn
#artistnotapotato David Mendelsohn @ www.davidm.com
#artistnotapotato Dorette Amell
Daredevil of the Aesthetic Highwire
created this fabulous 6.5 x 8" spud in graphite
...and a spud bunny!
From Budaka Quest this graphic gem...
In response to a series of articles addressing the business model of
Art Collector Maine, a number of artists have decided to do what they do best, create and share art!
First, here are the articles & opinions catching so much attention:
Bob Keyes - Portsmouth Press Herald - December 7
Chris Busby - The Wal-mart of Maine Art- BDN - December 11
MODspoke - Art is Subjective - December 15
Kevin Thomas from ACM - Opinion in PPH - December 18
MODspoke - CALL FOR POTATOES get back to art - December 18
you can also find some intelligent discussion about these articles in the Facebook group Maine Artists
Back to the Art and artists...
Jeff Woodbury says...
Potatoes are wonderful tools for the budget-conscious artist. And you can eat your tools when you're finished – or recycle them to generate a new crop of tools! Before long you could be selling your surplus inventory to other starving artists! Three words: Multiple Income Streams.
Artist Nancy Kureth (not a potato) fired under a Facebook post of the Kevin Thomas article:
Well, spun. Bottom line. IT is too much money. ACM, creates a class system, it isn't (as he states) democratic at all, it's elitist. Side note: I'm an artist not a potato."
Artist Caren-Marie Michel started #ing with
(so yup, it's their fault)
Artist Bailey Lewton
I'm a potato not potato soup….
do not go quietly into the can.
what time is it?
a SPECTACULAR SPUD
by Dave Wade
Artist Gloria Houlne has some fun with her dinner!
nom nom nom
Happy Mess Art Studio wants to show some solidarity with her Maine art neighbors with a late breaking carving…
This spud's got a bud.
It's a mash made in heaven…
Keep the creativity coming!
you can submit your image to firstname.lastname@example.org
or share on social media with the #artistnotapotato
MODspoke will continue to share your potato art and links to your art because we love art
we love artists
we love fun
and we love hearing voices
Art, Culture, Unity and Soul