Sunday, December 11, 2011

A visit with Stefanie diStefano and FlamingO Ranch!


Our artisan field trip class also had the wondrous good fortune to discover the Austin treasure trove that is FlamingO Ranch and it's proprietor, Ms. Stefanie DiStefano. I had seen some work of hers around town and was amazed to discover that she is a protegee of Isiah Zagar... one of my all time heroes after visiting Philadelphia Magic Gardens a few years ago. Stefanie also turned me on to this FEE.NOM.EENULL. documentary about Isiah, In A Dream... made by his son, Jeremiah... if you want to ruminate about life, love, family, and most of all art, please watch it. I found it to be totally amazing.

Anyway, can you dig it? I rubbed shoulders with someone who knows this guy (that I admire so very very much)very very well! Celebrity alert! And her ranch is a wonderland. It had the same immersive, provocative quality that this crazy place Buffet Flat had on me as a kid.... as if you were walking into the heart of someone's brain. I hope (and have little doubt) that it was an electric, never-to-be-forgotten experience for the kids who came with us.

And we even got to make a mosaic with her! Hot-cha!





































8 comments:

discount furniture said...

Good day administrator,
Get your mess on!
I really love how it is easy on my eyes and the data are well written, many thanks

Gwynn Torres said...

Your field trip is truly a wonderful thing for the children. I save broken pieces of terra cotta flower pots and other flat tile and glass scraps I come across to make mosaic panels.

Keep up the good work.

Gwynn

jaring bangunan said...

Thanks for sharing nice information with us
jaring futsal | jaring golf | jaring pengaman proyek |
jaring pengaman bangunan | jaring pengaman gedung
http://www.toko-jaring.blogspot.com/
http://www.pusat-jaring.blogspot.com/
http://jualjaringpengaman.blogspot.com/
https://pancasamudera.wordpress.com/
https://pasangjaringfutsal.wordpress.com/
https://jualtambangmurah.wordpress.com/
https://tokojaring.wordpress.com/
https://jualjaringfutsal.wordpress.com/
https://jaringfutsal.wordpress.com/

عبده العمراوى said...

شركة الماسة لمكافحة الحشرات بالخبر

Siva Brushes said...

Nice post. Interesting images. Thanks for sharing the post

S Happy said...

Nice post. It is really interesting. Thanks for sharing the post!
Web Design Singapore
Website Design Singapore
Web Design Company Singapore
Domain Registration Company in Singapore
SSL Certificate Singapore
e-mail Hosting in Singapore

Laxman S said...

I’m really impressed with your article, such great & usefull knowledge you mentioned here. Thank you for sharing such a good and useful information here in the blog
Kindly visit us @
Social Media Marketing Company India
Social Media Marketing Packages in India
SEO Company in India
Google Adwords Pricing in india
Google Adwords company in India

Sathya said...

Interesting information and attractive.This blog is really rocking... Yes, the post is very interesting and I really like it.I never seen articles like this. I meant it's so knowledgeable, informative, and good looking site. I appreciate your hard work. Good job.
Kindly visit us @
Sathya Online Shopping
Buy AC Online
Buy Split AC Online
Buy LED TV Online
Buy Laptop Online
Buy HD LED TV
Buy Ultra HD TV Online
Buy HD Ready LED TV