Here’s the monthly wrap up of everything going on at the studio…
I’m excited to announce that I have been given the opportunity by the city of Mariestad Sweden to create a unique permanent sculpture for their Off Season Art Gardening program! I’m working on creating two large Umbel forms that will tower over head in a park setting, these will be built in a similar style to the ones I made for Sculpture IS: exhibit this year (see photo on right). The flower buds for the new sculptures will be a repetition of the shapes of the metal structure and will be glazed in a rich bright red reminiscent of the color used on many of the buildings in Mariestad. I hope that these pops of bright color will contrast against the greens and blues of the natural landscape. This piece will be installed early December, so stay tuned for more photos!
DECEMBER 9TH | 11-5 | 5221 COAST ROAD SANTA CRUZ | NINE ARTISTS
These past few months have been a whirlwind of non-stop exhibits, travel and art making, so I wanted to take a moment to share how grateful I am for everyone that has been on this amazing art adventure with me!
To every single person who took the time to ‘like’ a photo, read a blog post I wrote, share my work with your friends, walk in the door to see my exhibits, donate to my art adventures, or buy a piece of art from me – thank you, thank you, thank you. You are the the pieces of the puzzle that make it possible for me to be an independent artist. Every action of support is recognized. I am humbled and grateful to make a living by the support of all of you.
And there’s more exciting art adventures to come…stay tuned!
The Umbel Series | Angelicas from Iceland are in the permanent collection of the Fish Factory Creative Centre, images of the installation are now up on the website!
Images of my ephemeral In the Field Installations in Iceland from the Umbel Series & Bone Series are now up on the website! Click here to see more…
This video documents two ephemeral installations I created during my month long artist in residence at the Fish Factory Creative Centre in Stoovarfjordur Iceland. The first is from my Umbel Series and is based on Angelica flowers which grow native in the landscape of Iceland. The second is from my Bone Series and is based on radiolarian (single cell planktons) skeletal structures that live in all the oceans of the world.
Join me this weekend at Mission Industrial Art Studios for the final weekend of Open Studios! I’ll be open 11 – 5 both days, so come by, say hi and find some new art to take home with you!
2523 C Mission St | Santa Cruz
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Please join for an evening of celebrating sculptor Jenni Ward’s bespoke ceramic installation at Cin-Cin Winebar & Restaurant on October 24th from 6-8. Works from the artist’s Bone Series will be for sale.
Staying for dinner after the reception?
Mention Jenni Ward’s name when making your dinner reservation, and receive 20% off a bottle of wine to enjoy with your dinner. More info…