Rocks and Poetry, Painting and Sculpture by Michael Gibson and Elin Babcock

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This month Ashland Artwork features new mediums and creative combinations by two talented artists.

Michael Gibson’s Art on Rocks resulted from a month long drive to Alaska and back, where he started sketching on rocks he had collected along the way.

“Someone suggested I do ‘Tudor’ subject matter for Ashland
Shakespeare lovers and I was possessed,” says Michael.

These rock sketches make great paper weights or keepsakes.

 


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In Art, Poetry and Thee, Elin Babcock expresses her creativity using painting and sculpting to parallel her poetry. For Elin, Creativity comes in many ways. “If I suspend the critic and judge in my head, I am free to explore the creative world however it comes.
Elin will read her poems during the First Friday Art Walk.