Small Talk

Miniature Masterworks: Elizabeth McInnis

Miniature Masterworks: Elizabeth McInnis

Elizabeth McInnis’s animal figures are carved from wood with inset glass or acrylic eyes. She brings them to life with fur, feathers, and other materials as needed to complete the illusion of reality. McInnis’s work reflects her childhood love of art and animals.

McInnis is one of more than sixty artists participating in Miniature Masterworks, September 15-17, 2017. She will be giving a gallery talk about her work in the T/m collection and the inspiration behind it on Saturday, September 16 at 12:30 pm.

 

Miniature Masterworks: Hiroyuki and Kyoko Kimura

Miniature Masterworks: Hiroyuki and Kyoko Kimura

Hiroyuki and Kyoko Kimura create miniature plants and animals. They work to instill a sense of life into their miniatures by selecting and using materials such as polymer clay to create the realistic leaves, stems, trunk, and roots.

Hiroyuki and Kyoko Kimura are among the more than sixty artists participating in Miniature Masterworks, September 15-17, 2017.

Miniature Masterworks: Tine Krijnen

Miniature Masterworks: Tine Krijnen

Tine Krijnen uses a variety of techniques to create her hand-bound, pop-up books. Her work requires that she invent her own tools, study offset printing and lithography, and be proficient at traditional bookbinding. Her intricate pop-up books feature hand-cut, moveable scenes.

Krijnen is one of more than sixty artists participating in Miniature Masterworks, September 15-17, 2017.

Miniature Masterworks: Cristina Noriega Morán

Miniature Masterworks: Cristina Noriega Morán

Christina Noriega Morán makes replicas of all styles and time periods using traditional cabinetmaking and wood techniques. She primarily focuses on furniture, but she also makes medical equipment and other apparatus inspired by her family of medical professionals and her own interest in medical devices.

Moran is one of more than sixty artists participating in Miniature Masterworks, September 15-17, 2017.