Monthly Archives: February 2018

Artist Talk Double-Header – WSU & Scarab Club – TOMORROW!

“Hey,” you are thinking, “Sarah Rose Sharp, I love to hear your thoughts connected to very cool art by other people, and also some of their words, too!” Well, well, have I got a fun day for you! Tomorrow – that’s Thursday, March 1st. First, I will be over at Wayne State University from 4:00-5:45, […]

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2/22/2018 – Flopping Things Over Other Things with Sophie Eisner

Artist: Sophie Eisner Location: Rose’s Fine Foods Breakfast: SE – Staff Favorite 2.0, coffee (w/ cream) SRS – Staff Favorite 2.0 (w/ hot sauce), coffee (black) Have I ever told you about a game I like to play, called ‘Who Is the Most Like Me?’ The way it works is, in a semi-crowded situation, say, […]

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“Border Crossers” at UMIH @ Hyperallergic

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — If I learned anything from Transformers, the 2007 movie reboot that pits robots against robots, it’s that I’ll pretty much watch anything that involves a giant robot. This includes a recent test run of a 40-foot art robot commanded by artist Chico MacMurtie, and created under his direction by an interdisciplinary team of […]

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Tyanna Buie’s “On Vacation” at CCS Center Galleries @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — Traveling is important for many people, but perhaps especially for artists, as it offers a world of opportunity to be exposed to new information and ideas, as well as to view one’s own existence from a distance. Printmaker Tyanna Buie reinforces this idea by introducing her exhibition at the College for Creative Studies […]

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2/12/2018 – Painting is Selfish with Feather Chiaverini

Artist: Feather Chiaverini Location: Detroit One Coney Island Breakfast: FC – Scrambled eggs, toast, grits, and sausage, coffee (very sweet & blonde) SRS – Raisin bread French toast, side of bacon, coffee (black) At the tender age of 22, Feather Chiaverini has mastered several crucial ingredients for success: quotability and the willingness to wield a […]

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NOW I WANNA… by Lucy Cahill @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — If we require a poster image for 2017–18 female experiences, I recommend one by illustrator Lucy Cahill, spotted adorning a T-shirt for sale at her solo exhibition, NOW I WANNA… at Grey Area — an almost unbearably hip mixed-use art and retail space in the Southwest neighborhood. The shirt depicts a woman with a […]

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The Jury is Out: Winter Curatorial & Guest Juror Appointments

Perhaps you’ve been thinking that I’ve been writing a little less frequently than usual, and wondering what I’ve been up to, besides going to innumerable fun breakfasts with artists. First of all, that feels a little judgy, so you might want to look at that. But also, I’ve been guest juroring my brains out! My […]

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2/6/2018 – Mapping an Abstract Course with Sadie Trichler

Artist: Sadie Trichler Location: Trinosophes Breakfast: ST – Museli, yogurt, and mango with Michigan honey, cappuccino SRS – Breakfast sandwich with sausage, jam, coffee (black) “I write, but I don’t feel knowledgeable enough to arts write, I guess,” said Sadie Trichler, when I asked if she’d done any arts writing since a class I’d subbed at […]

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1/31/2018 – Be the Beacon with Sidney Mullis

Artist: Sidney Mullis Location: Kondu (State College, PA) Breakfast (jk, totally dinner): SM – Vegetable Teppanyaki (?), water SRS – Create-Your-Own rice bowl (spicy tuna & salmon), water I have to say, Sidney Mullis is jarringly normal. As I was deplaning in State College, PA, I wondered how I was going to identify Sidney – who […]

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