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Updated 1:40am, Apr 08
palopallas is working on new creations, new art, new exhibitions

Masks

Using paper, sticks, metal leaf and wires Masks are a relative so to speak of Spirit Sick Series. Each mask has its own personality, seeming to speak. Show in group is as they are resonding to one another.
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    Oh brother!!! Detail approx size mask only 3.25 x 1.75 x 1.25
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    Oh crap detail approx 3.25 x 1.75 x 1.25
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    it is!! detail approx 2 x 1.25 x 1
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    # 3 ....i gues you just gotta cut them a little slack, I mean look at them, they are yet small... detail approx size 14 x 9 x 3.6
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    # 1 ...well that is just what tiny masks will say. detail approx size 19 x 12 x 4 may be worn
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    I couldn't be more serious!! detail apporx 2.25 x 1.75 x 1
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    yea that's what I said. detail approx 3.25 x 1.75 x 1.25
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    ....and then I heard... Detail approx size 3 x 1.5 x 1 mask only
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    I'm tellin' ya... detail approx size 3 x 1.75 x 1.25
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    I'm tellin' ya fully framed approx size of all Tiny Masks 9 x 6 x 1.5. Shown as example. Stick vary as sticks will do.
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    Me: wearing Red Mask in Paper # 1

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    A Set Goal title of work, is the frist line from the poems painted with in hair strands and written by Pallas
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    Beginning at the dividing line front right side of face begins poem. Footsteps symbolic of taking step have painted numbers within them allowing viewer to follow the numbers to read the poem.
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    Swiriled hair suggest the path to goal achievement might not be exactly a straight line.
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    Keywords about goal achievement are written within hat band and necklace front, simplifying further ellement from the poem
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    At the opening reception of Heads Up Alabama presently in Birmingham, AL Downtown Library are 20 heads by Alabama Artist each head in the artist own style making statement on selected topics of intere
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    Thunderbird from the spirit stick series, now continued by regaining use of my wrists, allowing me to create these works again[add caption]
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    detail facing Thunderbird, he who delivers messages from the heavens and rids the world of evil doers[add caption]
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    detail Thunderbird from study of Black Elk and 7 paths of the red road[add caption]
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    back view Thunderbird[add caption]
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    Thunderbird base with open prayer book associates 5 different religions holding the same belief just expressed differently[add caption]
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    Agatha Christie: What goes around, comes around Reading Chari Speical Edition[add caption]
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    back view: Agatha Christie...Reading Chair Special Edition 9 x 5.5 x 5.5[add caption]
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    detail RCSE A Christie, for the aid in Miss Marple standing from her chair thought i'd give a bit of lift to seat and some steady arms[add caption]
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    detail of wire work A Christie RCSE note the rock that i feel would not fit a Zen garden and some of the stick I just assumed might have rapped Cannon Pennyfather in the head since coud find not absol
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    Edith Wharton Kerfol Reading Chair Special Edition vol 1 16 x 5.5 x 6[add caption]
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    back view: Edith Wharton Kerfol Reading Chair Special Edition[add caption]
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    detail: ghost dog from E. Wharton's Kerfol RCSE vol 1[add caption]
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    detail: E. Wharton Kerfol RCSE, common to Wharton, main characters feeling of lonely isolation[add caption]
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    Reading Chair Portrait of E. Dickinson vol 2 who robbed the woods[add caption]
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    back view RCPortrait E Dickinson her visitors sat on one side of the door, she on the other therefore only one door knob her side[add caption]
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    detail RCP E Dickinson exhibits Emily's love of gardening and association to constant companion Death[add caption]
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    Reading Chair Portrait H Thoreau vol 1 one nite in the life of. Civil disobedience spent nite in jail cause he didn't like how his taxes were to be spent[add caption]
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    detail RC Portrait H Thoreau throwing a peg in the cogs of the system of government[add caption]
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    Reading Chair Settee' Special Edition taken from Reconcilable Differences, Getting the Love You Want, Letting Go addresses family issues of empty nest [add caption]
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    back view RCSE Settee' three cushions for back of this work indicating the two parents in circles and the large oval, still learning, as the child made by this unionadd caption]
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    Reading Chair...nick named Jumping though hoops taken from the Rules and Co-Dependence No More [add caption]
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    Readin Chair Special Edition Love, a story within story from a mystery novel. Depression over come by a Man Who Helps by use of repeating words like Love and Hope. Shows the importance of what we allo
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    Reading Chair Chaise Lounge Love and Intrigue this piece came before i actually began to do interpretations of what i'd read. Books for this piece were mystery and love story was by guidnce outside of

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hair now a bit longer, and few years older but will do until more recent if available
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    Deborah Thornhill Photography ...always my professional photo photographer..and we have fun. This is a temporary group will reshoot when cooler for outside with my sticks
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    how i really feel about sticks
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    dreaming of stick works
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    this was a very long time ago...me an Omar.
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    and this was a long time a go...but all I could find at the time..lol..ok is showing time of big hair and glam rock
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"i wish but to think, think but to do"
I am a: Woman
Relationship Status: Single
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Age: 61
Education: Some College
City: birmingham, AL
Country: United States
Profession: fine artist
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power of the mind. importance of conscientious thinking. something which cannot be described, but is responsible for thought.
How I would make this world a better place
help others understand you create your own life via your thoughts...think thoughtfully.
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I'm looking to understand myself and others more deeply; ...and creating that next unique and satisfing work of art.
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My Business Name: palo pallas
Address:
palopallas@bellsouth.net
Email: palopallas@bellsouth.net
City: birmingham, AL, 35210, United States
My Profession: Sculpture
About my work:
Stretching my imagination is my favorite project. Beginning with a general idea, pushing my own boundaries, challenging myself to move past the expected, past what I “know”. Allowing the Creative within me to take charge.
I work in 2-D but mostly I construct, a practice I’ve enjoyed all my life. In either I grew up believing if I could “make it” (the thought/item) it was real, mine in reality.

Mediums include most anything that allows my “statement”, but mostly I love to work with sticks, paper, metal leaf/wires and words (can be books, dictionaries, of my own choosing as in writing on artworks).

All of my art contains Symbolism. Making statement, as a challenge by me, for me, to speak in a visual language, blatant and subtle, allowing the viewer to also use their own imaginations, as in “cloud gazing”, not only to see what I might have meant as I construct, but their own enjoyment of this activity of internal, personal creativity.

Symbols used may be common or archetypal, but others are “made up” by my own contemplation of how to suggest to viewer a knowledge that actually “makes sense” if time is taken to think about the work being viewed. Choice of materials, has symbolic meaning as in the sticks and sticks I choose: their size, shape, placement, color, wood type, subtle by intention.
My works are designed to have viewers attracted at first glance, then upon closer observation to find the statement(s) especially years later, when something new is discovered in the work of art lived with, look at daily…those “oh yea, I never noticed that before” moments.
This is the kind of art I like to buy and have with me daily, loving my “oh yea” moments. ..figure this is my job as artist to give to the viewers of my art.
Past Clients and Projects include:
19th Annual Peoples Favorite; Meridian Museum of Art, Meridian, MS
Heads Up Alabama Traveling Exhibition
Birmingham Pubic Library, Birmingham, Al
37th Annual Juried Art Competition Meridian Museum of Art; Meridian, MS
Readers 10, Susan Hensel Gallery MN; Curator Jon Coffelt; Catalogue
BookMarks, Gallery Walk at Terminus; Atlanta GA; Catalogue
University of Washington Special Collections, WA;
Books Under Pressure, NY, NY;
a Politic, National Juried Exhibitions; Gallery XIV, Boston Mass, Chair Show 3, Southern Highland Craft Guild;
Spotlight on Southern Artist 2000,Atlanta GA;
Ex Libris; Sana Monica, San Francisco CA,
Soul Behind the Mask, Guest Featured Visual Artist UAB MIDI Ensemble, Birmingham, AL (art interpreted as music)
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