My first large exhibition! About a year ago, I was approached to make an exhibit of my work... and it's happening! Spanning the last 19 years of making masks, the exhibit Reveal / Conceal: The Transformative Masks of Tony Fuemmeler runs November 5 2019–January 3, 2020 at the Parrish Gallery, Chehalem Cultural Center. Stay tuned … Continue reading Exhibits and puppets and spring—oh my!
I’ve always been a very visual learner. When learning a new place, it is no different. Cross-referencing my physical experience of moving through a city with the visual representation of the journey on a map is important to me. I had an idea of the location of my guest house before leaving, but only an … Continue reading Horn OK Please
Bali 2014 Photos As promised, more photos! Click on the link above to see all the photos in the blog and many, many more. It is such a pleasure to share them with you, and to give a little visual context for all I've been writing about. This trip was done through a program of … Continue reading Bali 2014 Photos
The Surprises of Surprise Re-entry is interesting. And by interesting, I mean full of surprises. Surprise is also, itself, interesting. And therefore surprise is...surprising. I'm not just playing circular word games. Surprise, like accidents, cannot ever be fully predicted. For example, when thinking about my reactions to coming back to the US after studying abroad, … Continue reading Things to Remember
Most days I wake naturally about 6:30 am (2:30 pm the previous day Pacific Standard Time). The sound of roosters is frequent, regardless of the time of day. Roosters are often in small round bamboo cage baskets by the edge of the road. Apparently this is to desensitize them to loud noises and sudden disturbances … Continue reading Juxtapositions