Happy red fish blog http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress Fri, 23 May 2014 12:28:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 “The Embroidered Image”, Robert Mann Gallery, New York http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/the-embroidered-image-robert-mann-gallery-new-york/ http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/the-embroidered-image-robert-mann-gallery-new-york/#comments Fri, 23 May 2014 12:28:08 +0000 http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/?p=7563 I’m very proud and happy to participate in the exhibition “The Embroidered Image” at Robert Mann Gallery in New York. There are eight works of mine in the show, a few of them are new. Here are three images from the new series:”There is a Totem in my front yard”, all embroidered on a heavy […]

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The Big Giant and the Little Giant http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/the-big-giant-and-the-little-giant/ http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/the-big-giant-and-the-little-giant/#comments Sat, 22 Feb 2014 09:02:35 +0000 http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/?p=7533 The work of Aartichoke doesn’t stop to amaze me. Although I wrote about them before, every time I see their work I’m moved. Those huge marionette seems so real to me. To create such a huge marionettes and to be able to make them so poetic, that is a real work of art. Enjoy!

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Sunny winter day http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/sunny-winter-day-2/ http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/sunny-winter-day-2/#respond Mon, 17 Feb 2014 11:42:14 +0000 http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/?p=7508 We visited the ever nice “Petting zoo” in our neighborhood. I those love sunny winter, lazy Sundays…:-) A New version of my “Bad air day” work, embroidery on canvas, now with blue and red details.

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Vintage paper finds http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/vintage-paper-finds/ http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/vintage-paper-finds/#comments Sat, 08 Feb 2014 18:43:01 +0000 http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/?p=7486 Some wonderful finds in a second book shop this week. 70’s notebooks, a vintage card-game and some Barbapapa albums from 1971. Last is a “2014” commissioned work I made last year- embroidery on paper…:)

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My “Society 6″ shop http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/my-society-6-shop/ http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/my-society-6-shop/#comments Sat, 01 Feb 2014 16:23:33 +0000 http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/?p=7456 A Few items from my “Society 6″ shop. I’ve used my own original designs and vintage cross stitched lovely patterns. I just love to see how my work turned into products. “Society 6″ has recently added T shirts, tote bags, mugs and wall clocks. I wonder what  the next item will be….

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Winter time http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/winter-time/ http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/winter-time/#comments Tue, 28 Jan 2014 09:37:04 +0000 http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/?p=7439 New work “Rising”, part of the “Lonely house” series. Thread on fine-art canvas, acid free paper(230 grams). First tulips- makes me so happy. Old thermometer, that stuck on 19 degrees although outside is 3 degrees…wise choice Vintage 70s mittens. My new clock. Invitation to “Shelter and Habitat in Contemporary Art ” an exhibition I’m taking […]

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A visit to ATELIER TEMPEL http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/a-visit-to-atelier-tempel/ http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/a-visit-to-atelier-tempel/#comments Wed, 15 Jan 2014 10:37:43 +0000 http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/?p=7406 How lucky I am that one of my favorite designers is also my neighbour?! I’m very happy to introduce Hilde Tempelman – the super talented designer behind the ATELIER TEMPEL. Amsterdams smallest department store! (what a great name is that!). Hilde is designing accessories, handcrafted bags, scarves, bijoux, paper goods, dolls, pillow covers an other […]

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Happy Holidays! http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/happy-holidays-2/ http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/happy-holidays-2/#respond Tue, 24 Dec 2013 15:38:10 +0000 http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/?p=7362 Wishing you happy, wonderful, full of love and joy holidays!

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My new work series is ready…:-) http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/my-new-work-series-is-ready/ http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/my-new-work-series-is-ready/#comments Fri, 15 Nov 2013 13:19:44 +0000 http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/?p=7326 My new work series “Houses and plants” is finished. Thread on a thick canvas paper. I enjoy making it so much!

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Treasure hunt! http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/treasure-hunt/ http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/treasure-hunt/#comments Sat, 09 Nov 2013 11:01:10 +0000 http://www.happy-red-fish.com/wordpress/?p=7290 Two weeks ago we went to the beautiful Muiden (about 20 minutes from Amsterdam) and as we walked we saw a shop that looked very inviting. we entered and I felt like entering a brocant’s paradise All things are carefully picked by the very charming owner and styled in a beautiful way. Beside all wonderful […]

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