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Elizabeth Shupe

My name is Elizabeth and I’m a visual artist and a writer. I recently graduated from a MFA program in NYC, and while I was there I realized that there has been a lot written about the art scene in NYC, but not a lot of attention paid to the equally brilliant artists working outside of the sprawling metropolis. With this blog I hope to rectify all that. My husband and I are buying an RV and taking a long trip around the country, and on that trip I will be dipping my toes into some local art scenes and discovering the artistic talent that exists far outside of the art hubs of Bushwick and Chelsea. Please join me, and hopefully together we can find some hidden gems!
Elizabeth Shupe has written 4 posts for Object Permanence

The New American Gods of Antoine Williams

Ryan and I are still dry-docked in Raleigh after discovering (on a test run at the beautiful Falls Lake State Park) that our beloved RV, Tidepool, needed some maintenance on her plumbing systems before we hit the road. So while we are still waiting to take off, I took the opportunity to interview some more … Continue reading

Have RV, Will Travel

So it’s finally happened. After spending over a month in Raleigh, NC, and experiencing the ups and downs of the used recreational vehicle purchasing world (which in this case happens to be Craigslist) , we have finally found our van. It was an arduous struggle, but as you can see, it paid off. We are … Continue reading

Home Sweet Horror- The Visceral Sculptures of Meg Stein

The beginning of our epic journey is still somewhere in the future as my husband and I navigate the rocky world of vehicle buying.  So far the search for our dream vehicle- a used Class B RV- has involved a number of close-but-not-quite situations and a lot of disappointments. (Including having another person buy an … Continue reading

Leaving the Big Apple

When my husband and I decided to leave New York after living there for two years, we wondered if we were doing the right thing. New York, after all, is the center for the visual arts in this country, and both my husband and I are pursuing careers in the visual field. “Only a crazy … Continue reading