494. I’d Forgotten How Beautiful The City Was ‘Til I Flew My Bike Through It On My Way To You – A Prayer Machine
Meanwhile In Schuylerville, NY…
Highlights from this year’s Artist Project in Toronto.
Complex views of Prayer Machines
Loading the van for the Artist Project. It all fit!
All ready for Opening Night at the Artist Project
Finishing touches on Set-up day
How do we look?
Booth #835 at the Artist Project 2019
I Live In A Land With Many Moving Parts. Prayer Machine #387
Look! It moves!
The crowd gathers at The Artist Project 2019
The work is always a fan favorite at shows.
Mesmerized by the movement
Faithful friends and art show adherents.
Always appreciate the support from my friend, Rob.
Yours Is An Overwhelming, Never Ending, Reckless Carnival of Love. Prayer Machine #411
Former gallery owner pays a visit.
Appreciate the family support.
Three times the charm! This gentleman has seen the work for 3 years and was ready to purchase one this year.
A happy owner of a Prayer Machine, gifted to him by his parents upon his university graduation.
Team Paterson at the Artist Project 2019
One of my favorite displays of art at the show. Clay donuts that looked good enough to eat. Should have bought 5!
I am always up for a challenge and this was the result.
Prayer Machine #370. The biggest and wildest one yet!
Delivering a Commission to the Laffer Gallery in Schuylerville, NY turned into an impromptu sketching session for a potential new client. And great to finally meet Erik in person!
Delivering a commissioned piece to The Laffer Gallery
Erik Laffer, owner of The Laffer Gallery
Sketching out a new Prayer Machine on the spot.
James and Erik with the inspired new sketch
Another great show at the 47th Annual Toronto Outdoor Art Fair
TOAF 2018 Nathan Phillips Square
Booth #250 at the TOAF show at Nathan Phillips Square
Prayer Machines in Booth #250 at TOAF
James explaining about the Prayer Machines
Explaining the intricacies of the Prayer Machines
Prayer Machine #252 at TOAF 2018
Capable assistants at TOAF 2018
“Gloria” in her glory at TOAF 2018
Scenes from Artexpo in New York City 2018
Setting up at Artexpo NY 2018
Father-daughter set-up team finished for the day
Gloria greeting the visitors to Artexpo NY
The Canadians are in the building!
Meeting the Asian press at Artexpo NY
Wire Sculptures at Artexpo NY 2018
Welcome to Artexpo NY 2018!
Checking out Times Square is a must
A happy new collector of James Paterson’s wire sculptures
Crowd control at Booth #132
Highlights from the Artist Project 2017
James and Lynn Paterson at the Artist Project 2018
Friends at the Artist project 2018
Artist Project 2018
Booth 801 at the Artist Project 2018
Booth 801 at the Artist Project 2018
New Artist friends at the Artist Project 2018
Introducing the newest member of the Paterson Team, eldest son, Hamish
Catching up with former teaching colleague
New clients at the Artist Project 2018
Former student and family at the Artist Project 2018
Another happy owner of a James Paterson Prayer Machine!
Brains and Brawn, from the same family-brothers!
James Paterson’s booth at The Artist Project gets a visit from Ivan at Petroff Gallery
Great to see artist friend, Andrea Stajan-Ferkul at the Artist Project 2018
James Paterson’s wire sculptures at The Artist Project 2018
Crowds at the Artist Project 2018
Happy Mother and Son at the Artist Project 2018
Great sign, great booth, great show! TAP 2018
“There Is A Joy That Confounds And A Beauty That Embraces”
This piece was commissioned by and recently installed at The Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning-Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.
Many thanks to Petroff Gallery for managing the project.
The finished product The last day of wire twisting
Accompanying Wall plaque for Sick Kids Prayer Machine
THERE IS A JOY THAT CONFOUNDS AND A BEAUTY THAT EMBRACES – A Prayer Machine
JAMES PATERSON, 2016
Intangibles; fragments that knit us together, ambiguous, full of mystery. They compose us, these many interconnected systems functioning in complex ways, yet linked together in ordered harmony making us more than the sum of our parts.
My Prayer Machines are like that; teeming with varied lines, forms and colours they weave together diverse elements that create a synergy; fearfully and wonderfully made.
“THE HIGHER HE CLIMBED”
Introducing the first hand-pulled, limited edition, signed and numbered silkscreen print from the Prayer Machine series.
Printed on Somerset Satin White 250 gsm paper-46 x 76 c