About the Artist: K. J. Legry

gravatar photo of: K.J.Legry a.k.a. Skinny Neck
gravatar photo of: K.J.Legry a.k.a. Skinny Neck

Artist

I am a multimedia artist.

The original Girl Soda Atlas, written and Illustrated by K.J.Legry ©2008 (11″x17″ hand-bound, limited edition) is in a private collection.  Three original (8″x10″ limited edition) copies are also in private collections.

The Girl Soda Atlas © 2016 revised and expanded edition and the Girl Soda Atlas Mother Nature “Oracle” WildCard Deck online version features excerpts from the Girl Soda Universe as it relates to a physical installation space (still in progress).  The installation show opening and series of featured performances are TBA.  (Auditions for musicians, dancers and performance artists will be open to students and professionals.) Public participation will be filmed.

Below are some details of the “Clouds” in the installation: 

"perfect world" (art installation detail) by K. J. Legry (inspired by Charlotte Joko Beck)
“perfect world” (art installation detail) by K. J. Legry (inspired by Charlotte Joko Beck)
"perfect as you" (art installation detail) by K. J. Legry ) inspired by Charlotte Joko Beck
“perfect as you” (art installation detail) by K. J. Legry ) inspired by Charlotte Joko Beck
"funnel" (art installation detail) by K. J. Legry (inspired by Charlotte Joko Beck)
“funnel” (art installation detail) by K. J. Legry (inspired by Charlotte Joko Beck)
"emperors to pour waterways; that man empire to carry rice" (art installation detail) by K. J. Legry (inspired by Charlotte Joko Beck)
“emperors to pour waterways; that man empire to carry rice” (art installation detail) by K. J. Legry (inspired by Charlotte Joko Beck)
"rice measurements" (art installation detail) by K. J. Legry (inspired by Charlotte Joko Beck)
“rice measurements” (art installation detail) by K. J. Legry (inspired by Charlotte Joko Beck)

Charlotte Joko Beck is the Sesshin master in  “Everyday Zen” & “Nothing Special”

Perfect World Perfect as You/ and Emperors to Pour Waterways That Man Empire to Carry Rice was a random torn slip of paper from a Wilson Quarterly article about Confucius. 

The original Girl Soda Atlas is dedicated in love and sisterhood to Heather.

Need to get in touch? Email me:

katherinejeanlegry@gmail.com

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Online (revised and expanded) edition of Girl Soda Atlas © K. J. Legry 2016 All Rights Reserved

Limited revised and expanded edition(s) Girl Soda Atlas © 2008, 2015, 2016 Printed in Portland, Oregon U.S.A.

Edited by K. J. Legry

Layout/Book Design(s) by K.J. Legry

This Online book shall not, by way of trade or otherwise, be lent, resold, hired out, or otherwise circulated without prior consent from the artist/author.

Please do not participate in or encourage piracy of copyrighted materials.    Your support of the author’s rights is appreciated.


 

k. j. legry selfportraitMore About The Artist:

Visit Jeff Koons: Exhibit: “celebration”/ Artwork: “cake” caketo view  a project that K. J. Legry mixed palettes and collaboratively painted for.  The conceptual artist Jeff Koon’s production of “Celebration” was shown at the Guggenheim in New York.

Visit the Pollock-Krasner Foundation grants for working artists page

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K. J. Legry worked for the Pollock-Krasner foundation, with a firm belief that helping working artists to do what they love and be who they are, is what life is for.  

The artist K. J. Legry seated on the steps in front of the Kamakura Buddha after literally being inside of his head. (statue constructed circ. 1912)
The artist K. J. Legry seated on the steps in front of the Kamakura Buddha after literally being inside of his head. (statue constructed circ. 1912)

K. J. Legry spent two consecutive summers exploring Japan with her camera and sometimes she dreams of moving there.

Daisuki. . .then. . . Aishiteru. . .

then. . .

*sigh*  

Back to the drawing board.

K. J. Legry (self portrait, pentax camera, pre-selfie era)
K. J. Legry (self portrait, pentax camera 35 mm film)
K. J. Legry (portrait by Bill Talsma) from a portrait series called "Bill Draws Kate"
K. J. Legry (portrait by Bill Talsma) from portrait series called “Bill Draws Kate”
One of my sweetest Birthday's ever!
One of my sweetest Birthdays ever!
April 2nd 2017 Kate