Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Art in the Afternoon-Helen Ferguson Crawford

Ok, one last time, the countdown to the June 5 Art in the Afternoon event! This is the last date in the series (phew!) and just so you know, I saved the best for last! These artists are the cream of the crop in my opinion. I cannot WAIT to see some of these works in person. So here's the first featured artist, Helen Ferguson Crawford, who happens to be on the postcard that is distributed all over town too. Her work is certainly a feast for the eyes, and her use of color is so rich and full of complex layers, absolutely delicious!

Helen Ferguson Crawford, www.helenfergusoncrawford.com
Crawford is an artist, registered architect, mother and avid postpartum depression advocate. Featured as one of “30 Artists: 30 and Under” by The New York Times Magazine in 1994, Crawford has contributed art work and architectural work to exhibits at The Urban Center, The Van Alen Institute, The Municipal Arts Society of New York, L’Institut Francais d’Architecture, The Wexner Center, and the Museum of Modern Art. She has provided commentary for NPR, Metropolis Magazine, and The New York Times. She received her fine art and architecture degrees at Parsons School of Design in New York, and Princeton University.

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