Edible Books

Edible Books SIUC Morris Library & Rutgers University Alexander Library  To read more about these Edible Book Festivals read the following article by Megan Lotts Implementing a culture of creativity Pop-up making spaces and participating events in academic libraries http://crln.acrl.org/content/76/2/72.full Advertisements

Woodblock Woodstock

Southern Illinois University– Carbondale Woodblock Woodstock- April 2011 Throughout the month of April 2011 Morris Library at Southern Illinois University- Carbondale hosted a series of events titled:  Woodblock Woodstock.  This month of library programming was a collaborative and  cross disciplinary series of events that was put together to further explore the ideas of book  art…

Morris Library Rotunda Art Space

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale- Morris Library Rotunda Art Space  Megan Lotts started and curated the Morris Library Rotunda Art Space from 2009-2012 Gun show by Jered Sloan 18 Tigers by Beth Martel Backhanded Compliments by SIUC Students of Printmaking Centsation by Megan Lotts Family Photos by Greg Wendt Cowboy Christmas by HD Motyl Thinking of…

BUZZ Project

BUZZ Project StadtgARTen- Vogelfrei 10  2013- Urbanity, Mobility, Freedom August 28– September 8th, Darmstadt Germany http://2013.vogelfrei.info/ Insects are an important part of a garden and pollination but can often be seen as a pest or nuisance.  The BUZZ garden art project will consist of the artist fabricating 1000 2-dimensional take home bumble bee icons. Upon…

John F Kennedy Public Library

  January 2013- John F Kennedy Public Library For these works at the Piscataway Public Library I choose to use mixed media in a collage format.  I am interested in the ideas of re-use and up-cycling and most of the materials used in these works were found around my house.  Generally I make works that…

HANDS ON

HANDS ON is a project created by artist Megan Lotts for the Scarlet Latte Café in Alexander Library on the College Avenue campus at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.  For this project 750 one of a kind drawings were made on java jackets and circulated via warm drinking cups from the Scarlet Latte…

FREE Grilled Cheese

The Grilled Cheese Incident… a collaborative project- by Angela Aguayo, Megan Lotts, Howard Motyl, and Brady Smith Saturday May 5th, 2012- 301 W College, Carbondale, IL  62901 10:30pm – 2:15am

Thinking of you…

  Thinking of you…a project- by Megan Lotts Morris Library Rotunda Art Space March 1st– March 7th 2-4pm everyday Thinking of you… is an interactive art experience that works with the ideas of recycled materials, hand- made cards, and the US postal system.  During March 1st and March 8th I will appear daily for 2…

No Glove No Love

Love at the Glove- Carbondale, Illinois February 10th- 14th,  2011 Love at the Glove is an annual Valentines Day Art Show  at the Glover Factory on the Southern Illinois University campus in Carbondale, Illinois.  For this project I placed one Durex Love condom in each plastic vending bubble with a No Glove no Love sticker…

Talk

TALK: a self-portrait of the Artist/Fine Arts Librarian Megan Lotts At 7pm on Tuesday November 3rd, 2009 I began recording myself.  I continued recording every word and sound I made for an entire week while wearing an audio capturing device around my neck.  I did not turn the device off until 7pm on Tuesday November…

Centsation

Centsation September 3rd- September 30th  Morris Library Art Rotunda- located in the NE corner of the first floor, for more information please contact  Megan Lotts -Artist/Fine Arts Librarian at mlotts@lib.siu.edu or office phone (618)453-2663 ** no returns, no refunds, no exchanges and no complaints!”

EGGSpression

EGGSpression: an art installation by Meggan Lotts EGGSpression is a salon style  art installation that explores the ideas of painting & drawing, collage, objects, and the notion of everyday life and mediums. As a trained painter, public artist, and fine arts librarian I constantly struggle with the idea of art, life, and the everyday.  I…