Archive for My Artwork

The New Scroll: Curator’s Statement

It is ancient and dusty, yet totally modern and re-energized. The “scroll,” among the oldest of technologies, has reappeared in our everyday lives fairly recently. We – writers, painters, storytellers, readers alike – discarded the scroll, the first form of information technology, in the first…

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The New Scroll: An Old Technology Reinvented

My work will be on display at the exhibit, The New Scroll: An Old Technology Reinvented, at the Hamilton Street Gallery in Bound Brook, NJ from March 2 – April 10, 2014 with an opening on March 2. It will then travel to the Arts…

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Blessed are the Artists: Spirituality & Religion in Contemporary Arts

I’m pleased to announce my participation in the exhibit, “Blessed are the Artists: Spirituality and Religion in Contemporary Arts” at Caldwell College in New Jersey. My recently completed thesis project, Biblical Lace, will be re-installed for the exhibit. I’m honored to be in such good…

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MFA Thesis Exhibition & Performances

I’m pleased to announce my MFA project, Biblical Lace – the culmination of 4 years of graduate study, will be premiered at the opening of the Interdisciplinary Arts 2012 Thesis Exhibition, which takes place from April 20 – May 18 (Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm) at the Center…

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Wave Forms: New Works in Sound

Join me at 1:00pm this Friday, May 13th (during Manifest) to experience a group of new sound artworks, including my own experimental sound installation, Thou Shalt / Not. Columbia College Chicago 916 S. Wabash, 2nd Floors, Installation Labs #204, 205 + Hallway

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Exclusions, an Artist Book Reading

Join me this Friday, December 10 at 4:30 pm for a reading of my latest artist book, Exclusions. Costumed as the Bride of Christ, I will read medical exclusions extracted from the health care policies of major Catholic dioceses and archdioceses – including my own…

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New Work: Vučica (She-Wolf)

Vučica. Screen print, image transfer, hand coloring, 14 x 14, second-print edition of 30, © 2010. Similar to the legend of the Silkie or Swan Maiden, there is the Slavic mythology of the “Vučica” or She-Wolf (reprinted below). In reference to this story, I have…

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New Work: Illuminations

Illuminations. Flag book with encaustic & handmade cotton paper laminates. © Haley Nagy. In Illuminations I explore the notion of “the great silence of God” in an abstract manner. This flag book is comprised of densely fused, encaustic-handmade paper laminations, which glow when turned, like…

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New Work: Concealment Series

Concealment Series. Encaustic & handmade cotton paper laminate. © Haley Nagy. In my new work the fusion of encaustic and hand papermaking is used to explore the idea of the “hidden”. Read on for my mini-artist statement… As an artist, I am very interested in…

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Fused: Art + Wax in Chicago

Chicagoans, save the date for my upcoming show. My new works on paper will be exhibited and I would love the opportunity to talk to you about it. Plus, there will be free food, great art and amazing company. Hope to see you there! (Details…

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New Work: When the Bow Breaks

When the Bow Breaks, Encaustic & Mixed Media, 5 x 7, © 2009 Haley Nagy. SOLD. When the Bow Breaks was created for the upcoming Book About Death exhibit in New York. In the spirit of mail artist

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New Work: Suburban Bird

Suburban Bird. Oil & Encaustic. 12 x 16. © 2009 Haley Nagy. I think it is finally finished. It feels like it is missing something, but I may just need to leave it alone for a couple of days and come back to it later….

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