I recently collaborated with artist Edith Abeyta. From her release:

The catalog for the exhibition is a specially commissioned three-part
prose and poetry volume by Allyson Shaw Her text is integral to each
tale/ installation and its optimum utilization would be to read each
corresponding section while viewing the installation. An ever better
scenario (is it possible to exceed optimization?) is to have a friend
reading it to you while traveling through the exhibition.

52 artists participated in the Blue Drawing portion of Cry Me a River.
They are:
Rheim Alkadhi, Katrina Alexy, Claudia Alvarez, Abbie Bagley-Young,
Sunny Buick, Alison Casson, Suzanne Coady, Shannon Collins, Susan
Crawford, Hope Dector, Pirkko De Bar, Ruth Dennis, Anne Devine, Irana
Douer, Rebecca Ebeling, Beth Elliott, Christina Empedocles, Elisabet
Ericson, Carol Es, Georgina Fineman, Betsy Lohrer Hall, Christine
Hawthorn, Syl Hillier, Peregrine Honig, Lindsay Jessee, Denise
Johnson, Marnia Johnston, Mary Kilvert, Mung Lar Lam, Miriam Libicki,
Hilary Lorenz, Allison Manch, Susanna Meiers, Nancy Mozar, Merry-Beth
Noble, Saelee Oh, Susie Oh, Naoke Okabe, Ahndraya Parlato, Charlene
Roth, Isabel Samaras, Colleen Sanders, Yong Sin, Jessica Newman
Skretny, Lisa Solomon, Michele Theberge, Deborah Thomas, Rebecca
Trawick, Kate Van Steenhuyse, Sarah Wagner, and Kate Williamson

An almost daily documentation of the installation progress can be
viewed on Marshall Astor’s site

Salty: three tales of sorrow
November 19 – December 14, 2007
Cake and Ice Cream Social Reception: November 20, 2007, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

El Camino College Art Gallery
16007 Crenshaw Boulevard
Torrance, CA 90506
(310) 660-3010

Anyone in OC should really go– the show looks amazing!

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