Michelle will create a large-scale collaborative public art project with the community for the Minuteman Bikeway. You are invited to learn how to crochet with “plarn” — a yarn made from recycled plastic bags — and contribute to a collaborative work with a message: if we all work together we can create beauty and protect the environment!
Talk of the Town welcomes Arlington Arts Commissioner Cecily Miller and Artist-in-Residence Michelle Lougee into the studio to discuss the public art installation Michelle will be bringing to the Minuteman bike path by next fall. They share the overarching vision of the piece, and also describe just how town residents can take part in a true community endeavor.
Artist Michelle Lougee’s work is “suggestively biomorphic and organic, belying the synthetic material she uses,” writes Pamela Reynolds.
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Science for the Public, Belmont MA
Boston artists Susan Heideman and Michelle Lougee both offer a very creative view of natural forms – organisms, plants, minerals and micro to macro. They discuss their individual artistic approaches to Nature’s variety.
Professor Michelle Lougee’s sculptures make powerful statement against plastic.