Available now for order!

into the forest-facing pages-second printing catalog 5Order your expanded version of the Into The Forest catalog, with 10 additional pages of images from the installation! It is full color, 50 pages long, and it measures 8.5″ x 12″. Cost is $35, which includes shipping (within the US and internationally). If you order by December 20, they will be included with the first shipment, which we expect to be shipped right after Christmas.

**For those who purchased the first edition, we will be making a printable high-resolution pdf of the additional pages available to you.


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Close-ups from the Closing

The closing weekend for the Into the Forest Installation was this past weekend.  The previous posts gave you an overview of the installation, but it is the individual elements that are at the heart of the forest.  At every turn you could find an interesting leaf, insect or pod.  Here are some close-ups taken during that final weekend.



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Good News!

IntoTheForest-20171129_163940 copyWe have decided to do a second printing of the “Into the Forest” catalog which will have the added bonus of  images from the installation itself. Cost will be $35 per catalog, shipping included. In order to determine how many to print, we would like to know who of you would order a catalog. Please send us an email at intotheforest17@gmail.com by Saturday, December 9 if you are interested so we know how many to print and mention “second printing” in the subject line.
For those who have already bought the catalog from the first printing, we will be making a high resolution printable pdf available with the extra pages free of charge.

People are the heart of the project

Some impressions from the opening events from guest writer Rise Nagin.

20171110_183537Visitors to East Liberty’s Spinning Plate Gallery this month will encounter a whimsical environment filled with thousands of polymer clay sculptures depicting various woodland creatures and plants. Over 300 artists participated in the creation of the installation in which a riotous mix of colors, texture and details elicit surprise and delight.

“People are the heart of the endeavor, which started out as an art installation but changed into a community project,” said Pittsburgh artist Laura Tabakman, one of three artists/organizers whose vision is on display through December 3, 2017.

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Want a Catalog?

So sorry. We are sold out of catalogs! Please stay tuned for information about a second printing.

We have produced a beautiful catalog with work representing every participating artist.catalogscopyThe catalog is full color, 40 pages long and it measures 8.5″ x 12″. If you are interested in buying one, please click on the button below. The price is $30 per catalog and it includes shipping.


Opening weekend!

Even the frigid temperatures did not keep people away from coming to the opening weekend of Into the Forest!

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A few pictures from Friday’s opening and Saturday’s forum.  We truly enjoyed Jackie Burns, Cynthia Tinapple and Brigitte Martin’s presentations.

If you want a little tour, check out Ann Duncan Hlavach’s video with her son and Keith as a guide. Enjoy it! Ann and Keith tour the Forest