• Mary Ellen Long - Forest Stories Grouse

Mary Ellen Long – Forest Stories Grouse

© 1992
Series of 12
8 x 7 in inches


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Forest Stories was originally an installation of 12 stories about an incident in the forest. These scroll books are now available for individual purchase enclosed in a plexi box with an element – in this case, the feathers of the bird in the story. The story text is scorched on the paper.

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Mary Ellen Long was born in Los Angeles and lived in North San Diego County before moving to Durango, Colorado 34 years ago. A multi-media artist, she exhibits throughout the wide world of art. She received BA and MA degrees from San Diego State and has received grants from the Colorado Arts Council. Mary Ellen has been a featured artist at The Center for Book Arts in New York City and has been an artist-in-residence at Edgemont Highlands in Durango creating outdoor environmental art for 9 years. Her book art has been placed in collections such as the Sackner Archive, MOMA Library, UCSD Special Collections, The Athenaeum in La Jolla, California and the National Museum for Women in the Arts Library. A recent retrospective “Journey of the Artist” was shown at Fort Lewis College Art Gallery in Durango, Colorado.

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Mary Ellen Long – Forest Stories Grouse

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