Erika deVries, is a mother, artist, teacher, fairy tale reader, teller and believer. She works interdisciplinarily including, photography, performance, neon (litebriteneon.com), video and handcraft in which she creates and relates embodied experiences. Her works rendered in neon, are handwritten transcriptions dictated to her children and family members which crystallize the moments when language and meaning coalesce. Erika is on the faculty of New York University NY, NY.
Jonah Meyer of sawkille.com is a father, an artist, a furniture craftsman, business owner and occasional 007. He has been based in The Hudson Valley for over 20 years. Jonah’s work draws on traditional materials, concepts and stories that are pulled through his looking glass and re-presented with Humor, deep heart, courage and integrity.
deVries and Meyer have collaborated on a large-scale installation for Bloomingdales 2016 holiday windows and are very eager and grateful to create these new works for their home community in Kingston. Follow the collaborators on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jonah_w_meyer https://www.instagram.com/fancyswanpants and https://www.instagram.com/litebriteneon