Wednesday, 25 August 2010

An Invitation!

ARTFULLY PARTICIPATE! Be part fo the October 2010 Exhibit at Odd Fellows, Mendocino

is the theme for this eclectic exhibit set for October. It will draw on diverse traditions of Harvest, Day of the Dead, All-Souls Day and more into a lively celebration! Work by 15 local artists will be complimented by open installations of
TREASURE BOX ALTARS & MASKS created by community members. YOU ARE INVITED to make one or more!

is sponsoring the exhibit and says organizer, Janet Self "The aim is to engage people in the creative process and honor that drive in all of us! We hope to see hundreds of people make somethings that can be included in this artful celebration.

Make a shrine or altar of remembrance honoring a special person or memory. Pick a beautiful cigar box, add your creative spark and share it in this large scale installation. A wealth of information is available on the web about DAY OF THE DEAD... Get Inspired!

200 cigar boxes are available..
.at Racine's in Ft Bragg and FLOCKworks Studio in Mendocino. $5 contribution per box helps under costs. Choose a box, sign up to participate and be part of the fun. FLOCKworks Studio is open Weds to Sat 12 to 4 and by arrangement. Call the studio at 937-2486 or email

figure in celebrations world-wide. Create an original mask--simple or elaborate--from paper, clay, fabric, recycled goods, natural elements or be inventive! "I'm cutting up old paintings for Masks" A $5 contribution per entry is requested.

Treasure Box Altars & Masks can be brought to Odd Fellows (corner of Kasten & Ukiah Sts in Mendocino) during the1st weekend in October. Sign up and we'll be sure to keep you posted on details...

SOULFUL ABUNDANCE exhibit will be open daily October 8 through November 2--with Artist Party on Saturday October 9th. Other special events are also planned... See you there!

Friday, 20 August 2010

Time Flies...

WOW! The year has flown! This BLOG has not stayed up but FLOCKworks has thrived. It has been a very busy time of creativity out & about the community. New creative alliances--Noyo Food Forest, Mendocino Coast Writer's Conference, Mendocino Film Festival, Mendocino Coast Children's Fund, Skunk Train, Leadership Mendocino, Redwood Elementary School, Ft Bragg Middle School, Albion School, Laytonville Healthy Start, AmeriCorp-- and more. Open Door Arts @ Odd Fellows is going strong--WineSong Artists showcase opened today-- the 48th exhibit in this special community Art series that continues into next year!

Beginning now... More info out and more invitations to join in creativity! Check it out!