MARIN SERIES Exhibit Tour, Fall 2016 to Summer 2017

In MARIN SERIES, eleven photographic film transparencies cast the nature of Marin County as William Shakespeare’s female characters. The series was a collaboration between light artist Melissa Schaeffer and fiber artist John C. Morris, who hand-wrote the exhibit text in calligraphy. The MARIN SERIES exhibit tour was organized by John C. Morris, and traveled to … read more

MARIN SERIES at Bolinas Library, May 1st – May 31st, 2017

Hidden Nature: An Interview Melissa Schaeffer: What is the aura of something hidden? John C. Morris: The aura of something hidden…is…at first seems like a paradox because you think of it as visualizing an aura and visualizing something’s aura or someone’s aura. So if it’s hidden it seems like you can’t visualize it…yet…you could also … read more

Scandinavia: Stockholm, Helsinki, Oslo, Bergen, April-May 2014

By foot, by water, by train… John C. Morris, Stacey A. Morris, and Melissa Schaeffer traveled and visited 14 museums including Moderna Museet, Fotografiska, Vasa Museet, Kiasma, Munch Museet, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Nobel Museum in Stockholm, Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, Vigeland Sculpture Park, Oslo Opera House, the Rock Church built underground in Helsinki, Finlandia … read more

Santa Fe, New Mexico, August 2013 & 2015

In August 2013, Melissa Schaeffer, John C. Morris, and Stacey A. Morris traveled to Santa Fe, New Mexico for an artist trip and for the Santa Fe Indian Market organized by the Southwest Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA).  Melissa photographed her largest artwork to date, REUNION/SKY HOLDING WATER (also partially photographed in Brooklyn, New York). … read more

Poetry Weekend at the Auerbach Artist Colony, August 13th and 14th, 2016

We invite you to join us for an August Weekend of Poetry Workshops, Readings, Discussions, Happy Hour, and Tea Time in the garden at the Auerbach Artist Colony on Saturday, August 13th & Sunday, August 14th. Participating Poets: Cameron Awkward-Rich: Emily Hunt: Elaine Kahn: Barbara Jane Reyes: Kit Schluter: Stephanie … read more