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Moorhead-Wallace & Austin Awarded Grant

Emily Moorhead-Wallace in collaboration with Janet Austin have been awarded a 2019-2020 Cultural Fund Program from the Evanston Arts Council. Austin and Moorhead-Wallace are spearheading a pollinator support public sculpture program through the artist group Chicago Sculpture International. This grant funds the creation of a public sculpture and subsequent programming for the Evanston Ecology Center.  Programming includes public drawing sessions to facilitate sculpture design and community workshops for pollinator box construction. Project completion deadline is April of 2020. For more information on the Evanston Arts Council and Evanston Ecology Center visit the below links: Evanston Arts Council Evanston Ecology Center…

Stationary Effort at VAE, Raleigh

Stationary Effort Emily Moorhead-Wallace January 4 – February 1, 2019 Originating from a desire for unattached musical enjoyment, Stationary Effort is a series of human driven audio players. In Stationary Effort a performer pedals a bike that turns a front flywheel, which hits an idler wheel, whose energy is transferred through bearings and gears to another idler wheel that spins a record platter. Similarly in Stationary Effort 2 a performer drives skis backward propelling a central flywheel, which hits an idler wheel and bearing system that transfers the energy to a pulley system to spins a cassette supply reel. The…

Moorhead-Wallace included in Foundry Tree

During the Western Cast Iron Art Alliance conference in Granite City, Illinois this fall Moorhead-Wallace joined Gabriel Akagawa’s Foundry Tree project. The Foundry Tree is an evolving project that addresses the connecting between cast iron artists who build and run iron furnaces. Over 600 participants to date are part of this database. This connective process began April 1-4, 2009 at the National Conference on Cast Iron Art at SLOSS Furnaces in Birmingham, Alabama.   Check out her profile at the following link – http://foundrytree.com/moorhead-wallace/