October 2015

William Bloomfield & Meg Brown

Opening Reception
Friday, October 2, 2015

“If stones could dance, Bloomfield’s sculptures would be weaving and waving instead of sitting calmly under their display cases. Each piece has a flow, a movement and an attitude, looking poised for flight. His beautiful stones are carved into graceful curves and edgy lines and the sculptures are abstract. The soapstone piece “Kinesis” could be likened to a Möbius loop, giving the feeling of endlessness. A solid looking piece made the feeling of endlessness. A solid- looking piece made from steatite, named “Unitivity Theory,” has a smooth, gentle side and an active, etched side, perhaps containing elements of gravity, magnetism and all the other items in the Unitivity Theory which was penned by author Leroy Amunrud…“Many artists start off knowing what will happen when they carve,” he said. He recalled one time when he was trying to sculpture an owl, but the result, while striking, was not anything like he expected. His wife admired it and said though he knew him well she was surprised it came from him. “I am exploring how you can create movement, integrated movement in stone. It’s pretty challenging,” he said.

by Cynthia Sorn
Gleason Library showcases three New England artists: The Carlisle Mosquito – May 29, 2013

Meg Brown’s passion for photography began during a visit to the Grand Canyon. Armed with a disposable film camera, she was captivated by the process of taking an image, and with the decisions of what to include and exclude to make the perfect shot. Meg was 11 years old.

A few years later, she enrolled in a film photography class where she learned manual camera settings and how to hand develop her own film and prints. The control and creativity she learned in this course heightened her photography experience, encouraging her to push further.

She now has nine years of experience and strives to push her camera to its limits by learning as much as she can about technique and composition. Meg likes to photograph subjects from unique angles, adding interest to the mundane and a different perspective on the ordinary.

She currently owns and operates MegaBug Photography based in Sugar Hill. Along with photography, Meg enjoys writing, outdoorsy things, homesteading, vintage wares, and VW Beetles.