Events for the Weekend of March 23-25

A Day at the Seaside, 12-4 pm SLT at the Caledon on Sea Pier, dress code is period swimwear or casual. Organized by Virrginia Tombola.

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Steam Navigation Lecture, Sun Mar 25 12pm, Sun Mar 25 1:30pm Whitehorn Memorial Library, Victoria City, given by Mr. Senca DeCosta.

“An Inspired Past: the Historically Themed Designs of Betty Doyle” continues through April 15 at the Whitehorn Memorial Library in Victoria City.

Also, the permanent collection of the Caledon art Guild goes on display in Paris 1900 today at the art museum.

Published in: on March 23, 2007 at 2:12 pm  Leave a Comment  

“Around the Grid” on the Caledon Fashion contest

Around the Grid – 2March07

Judging is scheduled to be concluded this week.

Published in: on March 19, 2007 at 12:29 am  Leave a Comment  

Amy Weber Featured at Caledon Gallery of Art


Amy Weber (713 Ayres in Second Life) is the featured artist this month at the Caledon Gallery of Art, showcasing many pieces created specifically for the Caledon exposition. I stopped by the opening party this Saturday briefly before being lagged to death then dragged back to Real Life by family concerns, but I was there long enough to appreciate the artwork as well as the impressive turnout. Prints are available for sale in SL for Lindens, and the originals are available for sale out in the real world.

From the Artist’s card accompanying the artwork:

ABOUT THE WORK OVERALL: I attempt to make art that has some value in this world beyond a monetary one-to make art that does something about the current problems/issues in the world. If all else fails I like to make work that illustrates the beauty and simplicity of a centered connection with that which is eternal. My miniature paintings are a sort of representation of my internal being/soul/mythos. In a world that seems chaotic and unstable these tiny paintings almost create themselves. Painting them for me, is meditative and spiritual-connecting me to that which is timeless and constant. The mushrooms and houses are symbolic of humanity or consciousness. The space between the objects in the paintings is as important as the objects themselves. The space represents the interconnectedness of all things. If there are absolute or universal images the home seems to resonate powerfully-a perfect representation for our soul.

Miss Weber’s work will be featured all this month. More information can be found at her blog, orion713art, or at her permanent inworld galleries (which I will post as soon as I get WordPress to accept a SLUrl… sheesh).

And I picked up a copy of the clockwork Rhino, by the way.

Published in: on March 18, 2007 at 8:15 am  Comments (2)