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Gloria K. Alford | Gloria K. Alford

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Jul.01.2010
Just learned publication date (Sept. 1, 2011) of new book with Red Hen Press. Thanks to Kate Gale and Mark Cull! And, with partner Gloria Alford, jotting down ideas for Book Launch and Reception for "New & Selected Poems, 1957-2011" in conjunction with opening of Gloria's major...
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Mar.24.2009
Third in Gloria's Drip Painting Series is "Spring Springs," acrylic on paper, 16 x 22. One of the advantages of painting on paper is that if the whole image doesn't work, she says, "sometimes it's possible to save the 'good' part and simply cut it out."  In this case Gloria...
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Mar.22.2009
"Spring Weeds & Flowers." First she was gonna call it "Spring Weeds." Then, "Spring Weeds & Wild Flowers." Twenty-four hours later she [Gloria Alford] settled on the current title. Anyway, this is the second in Gloria's Drip Painting Series or, as she calls it...
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Mar.21.2009
 This is second entry in the "Under One Roof" series. That is, two artists, one writer, one painter, living under one roof. Today I walk into Gloria's studio to see her standing over a 20 x 30 sheet of paper which she has positioned on the floor in front of her easel. And she's pouring...
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Mar.02.2009
We're full time artists (one writer, one painter) and we live under one roof. She has her studio, downstairs in a specially constructed work space attached to a former garage. And I have mine, upstairs in a sort of redwood tower on the opposite side of the house. She respects my space, I respect...
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Feb.21.2009
 See Gloria Alford's website http://www.gloriaalford.com for more, but she's preparing a new exhibit, Chips & Hieroglyphs: Reimagining Art History. At present she has a portfolio containing multiple photographs and detailed explanations of 10 works proposed for exhibit. It begins with the show’...
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Feb.21.2009
Visit with Gloria Alford to Carmel (2.20.09), American Art Gallery. Gloria became a mixed media artist by default. In the 1970s, refused admittance into a Graduate Art Program, she enrolled instead in a Home Economics course where she learned printmaking. But on cloth, not paper. She went on to use...