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Salt of the Earth


This past summer I had the pleasure of working for an organization in western Michigan before going on tour and on one of the rare occasions I got to get away from camp to run into nearby Muskegon I passed a giant mount of sand (?) salt (?) something (?) and was instantly reminded of the work of one of the gallery's artist, Tom Hawkins.

My poor imitation (it's the sincerest form of flattery, right?):

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The real deal:

Salt Mound Bonaire

Salt Mound, Bonaire



Salt Harvest #5, Bonaire


Salt Harvest No 3- Bonair

Salt Harvest #3, Bonaire


For information about Tom Hawkins or to see more of his work, check out his website here or contact the John Cleary Gallery here!


New Mitch Dobrowner Book

Posted on Jul 28, 2011

We at John Cleary Gallery are so excited to announce the publication of Mitch Dobrowner's new book by 21st Editions: Mitch Dobrowner: photographs by Mitch Dobrowner   Edited by John Wood with an essay by Dafydd Wood         This represents the…

Like a Rolling Stone

Posted on Jun 20, 2011

Well Happy Summer Solstice everyone!!! In order to celebrate I thought I would feature the work of one of our artists, Thomas Kellner. Stonehenge, England Stonehenge (the most famous of all henges, of course) is theorized by many to be a spiritual site used…

Keliy Anderson-Staley: Kickstarter Project

Posted on Jun 18, 2011

  Regular blog followers will remember my first show at the John Cleary Gallery a couple of months ago with artist Keliy Anderson-Staley (or perhaps you might remember the Cookie Baking Fiasco of 2011). Installation shot   Keliy has recently began a…

Hello, Goodbye

Posted on Jun 4, 2011

  The beginning of June is bringing about lots of changes here at the John Cleary Gallery.  Henry Horenstein's Show photos have come down to make way for Mitch Dobrowner's Storm Series.  (It's not too late to make the opening reception with the artist tonight…

Mitch Dobrowner: New Work

Posted on May 31, 2011

Please join us Saturday, June 4, from 6 - 8 p.m. for the opening of Mitch Dobrowner: New Work. The exhibition will run through Wednesday, August 31. The artist will be in attendance for the opening reception. Monsoon, Lordsburg, New Mexico 2010   Born…

Go West

Posted on May 13, 2011

    I was trolling around BoingBoing.net earlier today and came across this video, which immediately reminded me of the photography of another Marfa resident and John Cleary Gallery artist, Marty Carden.   White Sands 36, 2009   White Sands 03, 2009   White…

Stormy Weather

Posted on May 13, 2011

*This was intended to go up yesterday but Blogger was out of service the whole day! WELL! Houston has finally gotten some rain to quench our Texas sized thirst? and I'm pretty sure it's been months since any kind of sizeable amount of H20 has graced our fare…

Happy Anniversary!

Posted on May 5, 2011

  This week marks the third anniversary of Catherine's tenure as owner of the John Cleary Gallery and we celebrated the only way we Texans know how--with a meal and margaritas!! Both Catherine and I are big fans of the Support Local, Grow Together (SLGT)…

Preparations for Henry Horenstein: Show

Posted on Apr 29, 2011

  Today we're in the final swings of getting up the Henry Horenstein exhibit at the gallery.  For the last show, Keliy (the artist) and her husband Matt hung the pictures up themselves but generally Catherine does her own.  So this time she taught me all…