Online Auction to Benefit Dachshunds in FL

Online Auctions to Benefit FLDR Doxies in Need

Dachshund Artwork Auction

The Florida Dachshund Rescue contacted me to consider helping their cause by donating some artwork. I was presented with the opportunity once again to help and I could not say no. 

If you are interested in participating in the auction, here’s what you need to know:

 The auction runs Fri., July 14 through July 21st a 9:00 p.m. EST. on their Facebook page

The images on this post are from the Limited Edition prints of a few Dachshund series I created a while back. A couple of those prints  will be auctioned as part of the Fundraiser event for FLDR.

If you can’t make the auction, don’t worry, you can still order a print via Etsy, or you can order the image on different items like phone cases, t-shirts, stickers, notebooks via Redbubble
Items for Auction

Visit my Etsy site for Limited Edition Prints

Visit my Etsy site for Limited Edition Prints

Visit my Etsy site for Limited Edition Prints

Visit my Etsy site for Limited Edition Prints

Creatures Wild and Wooly Exhibit at Florida Craft Art

Creatures Wild and Wooly

Creatures Wild and Wooly Exhibit

 

The Florida Craft Art Gallery has accepted two sculptures by Edrian Thomidis into their upcoming exhibit, “Creatures: Wild and Wooly. The sculptures are part of her current series “Mystical Creatures“.

This exciting juried exhibition of original artwork by more than 35 artists showcases work based on creatures-wild, exotic, domesticated, imaginary and mythical.

EXHIBITION DATES: June 30 to August 12, 2017

LOCATION

Florida CraftArt
501 Central Avenue St. Petersburg, Florida 33701
Telephone: (727) 821-7391

GALLERY HOURS

Monday-Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sunday: Noon – 5 p.m.
Second Saturday Gallery ArtWalk, 5:30-9 p.m.

 

Continuation of “Mystical Creatures” Sculpture Series

Anthropomorphic Beast Sculptures as Mystical Creatures

A recent blog post explained my inspiration for my current series, Mystical Creatures. This is a follow up post with pictures of two new pieces. I am very pleased with the outcomes so far. I wanted to share pictures from all angles and some detailed images because a full frontal does not seem to capture the three dimensionality of the work.

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“Ram Conceivable” Mystical Creature Sculpture by artist Edrian Thomidis (Detail)

 

Ram Conceivable Mystical Creature Sculpture by artist Edrian Thomidis

“Ram Conceivable” Mystical Creature Sculpture by artist Edrian Thomidis

 

Ram Conceivable Mystical Creature Sculpture by artist Edrian Thomidis

“Ram Conceivable” Mystical Creature Sculpture by artist Edrian Thomidis (Detail)

 

Ram Conceivable Mystical Creature Sculpture by artist Edrian Thomidis

“Ram Conceivable” Mystical Creature Sculpture by artist Edrian Thomidis

 

The Seer Mystical Creature Sculpture by artist Edrian Thomidis

“The Seer” Mystical Creature Sculpture by artist Edrian Thomidis

 

The Seer Mystical Creature Sculpture by artist Edrian Thomidis

“The Seer” Mystical Creature Sculpture by artist Edrian Thomidis (Detail)

 

The Seer Mystical Creature Sculpture by artist Edrian Thomidis (Detail)

“The Seer” Mystical Creature Sculpture by artist Edrian Thomidis (Detail)

 

The Seer Mystical Creature Sculpture by artist Edrian Thomidis

“The Seer” Mystical Creature Sculpture by artist Edrian Thomidis

The mystical creatures sculptures have some common traits; The colors are earthy. The textures are quite organic while some markings are geometric reminding the viewer that these creatures are not of this world. Furthermore, the marks are meant to be energetic currents symbolic of our own human energy system. Each creature, manifesting a spiritual connection, yet lacking the traditional spiritual symbols. The mystical connection is not meant to be a literal interpretation, but rather a surreal take on each individual’s spiritual journey. It is up to the viewer to deepen and personalize the interpretation of this work.

All of the mystical beasts are made with paper clay and finished with underglazes, stains and glazes. Some of the sculptures are embellished with Swarovski crystals or metal objects.

Send an email to inquire about availability.

Baby Giraffe Ceramic Sculpture

Last Friday, I had a gallery opening for one of my latest sculptural ceramic creations, a baby giraffe. Coincidentally, people thought it was April the baby giraffe just born at The Animal Adventure Park!

I am sharing a video I shot while I created the giraffe to show the process involved in creating a ceramic sculpture. In this particular case, I had some technical difficulties and I share how I was able to fix those problems. At one point, I seriously considered tossing the giraffe in the trash! Well, I hope you enjoy watching the video. If you are in the area or for inquiries, visit or contact Art on Park Gallery. The giraffe will be on display until May 19th.

“Oppartunitites” Art Show at Boca Raton Community Center

Transcending

A couple of my ceramic sculptures will be on display during the “Oppartunities” show at the Boca Raton Community Center from April 19th -May 2nd. This is another art in public places exhibit organized by WITVA. If you are in the area, stop by and take a look at the wonderful art work.

Boca Raton Community Center
Reception: Wednesday, April 19th
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Mystical Creatures Series

I haven’t posted in a while. Mainly because life happened. Kids were sick (pneumonia sick!) – then husband was sick, and finally I was sick! Now we are all better and I have been able to emerge from this Winter with new ideas that are sprouting as Spring approaches.

This new series, Mystical Creatures was born from a deep belief in a connection between our human condition with our spiritual self. Each creature manifests this spiritual connection in a different manner just as each individual’s spiritual journey is different. It is up to the viewer to deepen and personalize the interpretation of this work.

 

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I am particularly interested in the connection we have with animals and nature, so each figure takes on some wild animal characteristics. The colors are earthy. The textures are quite organic while the markings are geometric as a reminder to the viewer that these creatures are not of this world. Just as we have energy running through our bodies, these creatures have energy currents represented in the markings and Swarovski crystals.

 

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The series will encompass 6 or 7 larger figures similar to the ones shown here, and it will also have some smaller head busts. All figures unless noted, will be available at Artisans on the Avenue.

I post pictures of most of my work as I go along, on Instagram, so follow me there.

Artists in Florida / Galleria Gilda Holiday Art Sale / Shop Local

Shop Local at Galleria Gilda

A few of my sculptures are part of a special shop local event at Galleria Gilda starting December 14 through 16, 4PM to 7 PM each day. Visitors can enjoy some light refreshments while shopping for wonderful gifts from local artists.

Shop Local

Find unique gifts for this holiday season and support your local artists.

Galleria Gilda
2211 North Dixie Highway
Lake Worth, FL 33460