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    Celebrate International Sculpture Day 2018 
    at the new CAVE space in Vancouver!

    Exhibit opens this Friday, April 6th and runs through April 28th.
    Then come back for the IS Day Artist Talks, Demos and Happenings on April 21st!



    ALCHEMY in 3D

    First Friday Opening Reception
    April 6th, from 5-9 PM

    Art at the Cave
    108 E. Evergreen Blvd; Vancouver 98660
    Show runs through April 28th.

    30 works by Pacific Northwest Sculptors in celebration of International Sculpture Day. Discover a wide variety of sculptural art differing in material, technique, style, scale and theme.

    Come back to the CAVE on April 21st 4-10pmfor our formal International Sculpture Day celebration with Artist Talks, Demos, and Interactive Installations.

    Nesting Maiden (Back)
    enamel on steel sculpture by Alisa Looney 

    EXHIBIT in Memphis TN:

    Alchemy 4
    – Enamelist Society –
    International Biennial ExhibitionOn View through April 29th

    Two of Alisa Looney’s Enamel on Steel Sculptures are exhibiting in Alchemy 4 – The Enamelist Society – International Biennial Exhibition which has traveled to three cities and is currently at it’s final location:


    January 7 – April 29, 2018:
    National Ornamental Metals Museum, Memphis, TN

    – July 29 – August 26, 2017 – Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN.
    – September 10 – October 22, 2017 – Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH

    Shown in photo: 
    on Left in case: Water Maiden, enamel on steel sculpture by Alisa Looney
    on Right: Wave dream (spirit mask): Acceptance Series, enamel on steel wall relief by Alisa Looney

    Curious about how to fuse glass to steel?

    Inquire about workshops: I have had a blast teaching this past year, and look forward to offering more workshops to those of you who are interested in learning the process of enameling on steel. If you have a longing to make things that will last through time with colors that will never fade, reply to this email and we will schedule a time to work together!

    Biography Available online!

    ART AND SOUL – The Career of John Killmaster

    This beautifully illustrated biography is an in-depth study of John Killmaster’s life and work as an artist and educator, written by author and art critic Christopher R. Schnoor; Designed and curated by Alisa Looney. Killmaster is known worldwide as an innovator in enamel art, primarily creating large scale porcelain enamels, kiln-fired on steel panels in wall reliefs and freestanding sculpture, and contributing to the development of new enamel-based mediums. His mission has been to liberate enameling from being perceived as a minor craft, elevating it to its acceptance as fine art. Additionally, the book’s wealth of images underscores his independent nature and sensibility in a range of mediums including gouache, acrylic and oil painting, work that has found itself in both museum and private collections. His unique aesthetic continues to inform his ongoing output.

    As many of you know, John Killmaster was my Art Professor at Boise State University in the 80's, and I was fortunate to study enameling with him, beginning in 2010, at his Middleton, ID studio. It was truly an honor to spend countless hours with John combing through his 8000+ incredible works, discussing his art and life as well as the many techniques and processes he has mastered. I am deeply grateful for these rich moments with him. We continue to discuss ways to help more artists expand their possibilities by teaching them how to use John's enamel on steel techniques.

    ART AND SOUL – The Career of John Killmaster is a visual feast and would be a treasure for anyone who has known John Killmaster, has been touched by his incredible art or teachings, and would love to have a collection of his diverse body of work. Click to order your copy >



    Maryhill Museum of Art, Outdoor Sculpture Collection, Goldendale, WA

    June Key Delta Community Center, Portland OR

    City of McCall, Public Art Collection, McCall, ID

    City of Cannon Beach, Sculpture Without Walls, Cannon Beach, OR

    City of Lake Oswego, Gallery Without Walls, Lake Oswego, OR

    City of Puyallup, WA, Arts Downtown Outdoor Gallery, Puyallup, WA

    Art Galleries

    Left: Taking Flight, City of McCall Idaho, permanent collection.
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