Gallery at the Watershed, Eugene, Oregon
We’re getting ready for an exciting show of travel sketches at the Gallery at the Watershed, 321 Mill #6, from Dec. 16 through Jan. 17, 2015. Our formal opening & holiday party is slated for Dec. 19, 6-8 p.m. Today we were busy getting the show of 67 pieces of work from artists all over the world who have worked with Ken O’Connell. Here’s what the process looked like:
First we unpacked containers and started laying out all the pieces.
Amy Isler Gibson held the ladder steady while Daniel Odegaard adjusted hangers on the hanging wires; Ken O’Connell adjusted the levels of Mike Maszk’s art pieces.
Robert Canaga had the layout vision, and Mike Maszk installed D rings for hanging on the gallery’s special hanging system.
Daniel hangs Erik Johnson’s work. Here’s what the pics on the sofa from above look like on the wall.
Robert and Mike confer about picture placement, then Mike does the high wire act to move the hanging wires so they’re straight.
Ken confers with Amy about the website catalog while Robert takes a reviving drink of water. But it’s not over yet – Amy has to tuck the hanging wire “tails” behind pictures, put up labels, make sure the pictures are all level, remember to sweep the floor, and the list goes on!