Videos : Artist Profiles
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Ron Labbe, one of the featured artists in Eye Spy, creates stereoscopic art and photography. See a range of historic and contemporary 3-D imagery as Labbe shares fascinating facts about 3-D and how it works.
Trash Menagerie artist Heidi Aishman creates playful animal images out of recycled and used makeup. Watch as she draws and paints a guinea pig using mascara, nail polish, foundation and blush. Her I’m So Beautiful series portrays the animals typically used for cosmetic testing.
Master furniture maker Phillip Lowe demonstrates some of the same techniques that Samuel McIntire used during his career in the late 18th century as Salem’s preeminent wood carver and architect.
Furnituremakers J.M. Syron and Bonnie Bishoff demonstrate a polymer clay veneer technique. Their small chest was on view in Inspired by China, Contemporary Furnituremakers Explore Chinese Traditions, which began with a three-day workshop for artists so they could examine historic pieces and then draw from the forms and materials to create their own works of art for the exhibition the following year.
Joni Sternbach makes her photographs of surfing culture in tintype, a labor-intensive technique that requires the application of chemicals to a metal plate. SurfLand, her first solo exhibition at a major art museum, reveals her fascinating body of work that’s at once historical yet completely contemporary.
In 2004, PEM partnered with Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Project and hosted Sights and Sounds of the Silk Road, a series of performances and educational and cultural activities that connected the museum’s collections with other forms of creative response. This video was produced as a result of this initiative.
In this video, ReVisions artist Gulammohammed Sheikh talks about his painting In and Out of Story, the inspiration behind it and his use of symbolism. See three other artist interviews in the exhibition gallery.