A sampling of poetry by Ginny Hoyle for the collaborative work “I stand before you a stranger in a land grown strange.” Ebony. Ivory. Skin color is fake news. In fact, the whole idea of color is a con. You could say, technically speaking, it’s a nothing burger. And yet, down through the ages, gradations more »
For this work-in-progress, the form of paper life-size robes from a variety of cultures are used as a symbol of personal protection and the external forces and interior fragilities that shape each individual. Poet Ginny Hoyle and I hope to complete the work in the next six months and find an appropriate venue to showcase more »
In June, 2017 I spent two weeks at an artist residency in Wyoming, Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts. There I began a series of mixed-media works that respond to ornamental and cultural motifs from around the world. The work is based on the late 19th century Grammar of Ornament, published by Owen Jones in more »
Seems like my biggest challenge these days is finding the time to devote to being in the studio. I finally listened to my much younger twin (oh yeah) and started quilting. Or painting on fabric, cutting it up, re-assembling it and then being obsessed with embroidering and quilting it. I can can make it up more »
A Poetry Film: Ginny Hoyle and Judy Anderson. Images of page spreads and the entire book and it’s binding, follow this link. Hoyle from Judy Anderson on Vimeo.
Ginny Hoyle’s work has appeared in Margie, Copper Nickel, Wazee Journal, Pilgrimage, Tygerburning and other publications. Ginny Hoyle and Judy Anderson, friends for more than 25 years, have collaborated on numerous artist books and installations that honor the place of books and ideas in our world. Ginny also collaborated with artist Ellen Sollod on a more »