Dancers Briana Albright and William F Matthews, accompanied by jazz sax player and flamenco guitarist Andrew Wleklinski, performed last night at the Spinning Plate Gallery in Pittsburgh, while my drawings watched from the walls.

it’s true, y’know.
Marc Snyder, charcoal on BFK Rives.
Eight drawings from the Existential Theater series.   Marc Snyder, charcoal on BFK Rives.
Eight drawings from the Existential Theater series.   Marc Snyder, charcoal on BFK Rives.
Eight drawings from the Existential Theater series.   Marc Snyder, charcoal on BFK Rives.
Eight drawings from the Existential Theater series.   Marc Snyder, charcoal on BFK Rives.
Eight drawings from the Existential Theater series.   Marc Snyder, charcoal on BFK Rives.
Eight drawings from the Existential Theater series.   Marc Snyder, charcoal on BFK Rives.
Eight drawings from the Existential Theater series.   Marc Snyder, charcoal on BFK Rives.
Eight drawings from the Existential Theater series.  

Marc Snyder, charcoal on BFK Rives.

Eight drawings from the Existential Theater series.  

two beats, a sketchbook scrap

Katheryn of Berain, “The Mother of Wales”, got a new iphone

cardenioredacted:

Dress Rehearsal

the tiny theater is 11” tall, 15” wide, and 10” deep.

the proscenium, set, floorboards, and actors are linocut.

Marc Snyder, 2014

I’ve been noodling around with these elements for months now.  Here’s a “finished” version.  All the structural bits are archival black foamcore.

cardenioredacted:

Where be your gibes now?
a tiny linocut (the skull’s about an inch square) destined to be a prop on the tiny stage.

cardenioredacted:

Where be your gibes now?

a tiny linocut (the skull’s about an inch square) destined to be a prop on the tiny stage.