Today is twos day. Two day is twos day two twenty twenty eighteen. I think I missed a couple punctuation marks back there. Let me write it with numbers instead of letters posing as numbers.
2day is 2’s day 02.20.2018.
I dunno. I was thinking that today’s date was significant for some reason but I can’t recall what that significance was. So instead today I would invite you all to significantly note my mother’s half birthday. Six months ago she turned the square root of four hundred and ninety years old. I think so… no wait maybe its the square root of four thousand and nine hundred years old. Is that right? Ok the age she turned six months ago today might be better expressed in numerical jargon as the cube root of thirty four thousand three hundred years old.
Ummmm… can somebody go ask Star Trek? I gotta get to DAS
Watch this video shot by Cosmic Cameraman Grace Noel in the not so meantime will ya?
I always believed the Beatles when they would sing ‘all you need is Love…’
So I would say to people ‘All we need is more Love…’
(Yes I am a bit of a soft touch. Have you seen my glasses?)
But realistically regarding love I know that most folks probably feel more like –
Love is almost enough nearly 1/2 the time every other third Tuesday to meet their needs…
But Today is different. February 14 is St. Valentine’s Day.
Happy Birthday Hope D!
Valentine’s is the day on which even the ugliest of Hatebreed fans (redundancy?)
will allow themselves to think and believe that
Love Is The Answer…
without immediate spontaneous corporeal combustion.
So in that spirit please allow me to feed you some irrational fruits made with love this Valentines Day 2018.
More Limitless Infinity & Tiling On.
The artist as proposal fee generator
Hanging in the WXYZ Lounge inside Aloft Hotel Downtown Denver
Hard work is within reach.
My goal was (and still is) to honor the life of John J. Campbell, a mentor and fellow artist who passed away in 2017, and also to provide aid and comfort to his widow Annie Campbell. I decided that painting, mounting and displaying 2000 tiles would be a beautiful way to honor John and his hyper prolific art output. Annie gave us some of John’s art supplies to start the memorial and we were off and painting last summer. After the tiles are painted they are curated and mounted on wood panel for first display only at the Aloft Hotel in downtown Denver on 15th and Stout. So many thanks to their amazing super friendly professional staff for all their support and help.
Unfortunately there is really no easy way to know (without counting) exactly how many tiles I have painted thus far. My goal is to have 2018 tiles painted and ready for display by April 1, 2018. This date marks the one year anniversary of my friend and mentor artist John J. Campbell’s passing. As of Jan. 22 there are 67 days left to complete this monumental memorial.
If you would like to see some of the Tiles in person before April 1, head to the WXYZ Lounge inside the Aloft Hotel Downtown Denver. As I collate and mount the tiles on wood panel they are shown at the Aloft Hotel’s Limitless Infinity art show which will run through March 2018.
On Wednesday evenings Grace Noel and I come downtown to make art and interact with Hotel guests & any WXYZ Lounge patrons who want to get their artistic juices flowing. The public is welcome to hang out and paint a tile with us or just get a drink play some pool and hang out. Hope we see you one of these Wednesday nights at the Aloft Hotel on 15th & Stout!
Tiles by Lauren Dallas, Angela DaVila, and myself.
Hanging in the WXYZ Lounge inside Aloft Hotel Downtown Denver
This represents life.
These tiles need arranged and Mounted on panel.
Also need to be mounted.
These symbols have meaning.
My two favorite colors.
Someone once told me you can’t go wrong with hot pink.
Hi. Thank you for getting being and staying Aloft with us. Welcome to the Aloft Hotel Downtown Denver and our investigation of Limitless Infinity. My name is Mark Stenger and together with Grace Noel we’re throwing a Big Art Party. With Chicken Wings. And Breckinridge Brewery beer. A Big Art Party For everybody. Anybody. For Whoever, whomever, and whosoever shows up is instantly already invited. Grace and I are simpatico with the Aloft Hotel Downtown Denver in that we do not turn people away that would like to stay. They do have to pay but hey, is there a different way? Limitless infinity is our exclamation of God. Of our beloved Goddess, being Goddite, looking Goddish. Getting God-alicious? Limitless Infinity. Free chicken wings for looking at some art. Some Panels & Some Tiles.
After years of artlessly wandering in the digital wilderness and only drawing on my iPad or my iPhone or my iPod or live human bodies, I wanted to get tactile again. I wanted to get messy. Again I wanted to create things not easily absorbed nor produced, not easily duplicated or erased. In July 2017 I found a box of 6 x 6 ceramic tiles in my mother’s basement. My friend and fellow artist John Campbell had recently passed away in April and his widow Annie had given unto me a whole mess of her late husband John’s oil paint markers. I mean like 158 of them. Every color every size tip fine medium extra fat, even chisel tip to really embarrass the extra fine among us. So A friend’s death plus A discarded box of ceramic tiles plus the Aloft Hotel Downtown Denver equals Limitless Infinity. I have been telling everyone I know that I am going to paint 2000 of these tiles and then I will be done. But now I’m getting that monumental feeling that hits some time in your mid 40s and I started to do a little figuring and maybe I can handpaint 20,000 ceramic tiles.
Limitless Infinity. Thank you for coming thank you for looking at them. Every loving tile I paint over the course of the show will be shown right here in the lobby of the fabulous Aloft. Tonight is the beginning of Limitless Infinity. There is Noel & there is No End.
Thank you for partying with Grace and Mark. Don’t drink too much free Breckinridge Brewery beer. Don’t eat too little. Do spend the night with us at Aloft Hotel Downtown Denver. (Ask Me 4 The Discount Code) and most important of all, don’t walk out without buying some of Grace Noel’s art. She is headed 2 NYC on Thursday.
She is our/the/only Wellspring of Limitless Infinity.
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