Drawing Show Opens at Lionheart Gallery

December 10th, 2013 (No Comments)

So this past Sunday I gave a talk at the LionHeart Gallery in Poundridge, talking about the project and new direction. The talk was given showcase the new project drawings which were being displayed by the gallery. Additional drawings will be added throughout the show for more information go to Hope to see you [...]

Enter the Drawing

January 24th, 2013 (No Comments)

“The architecture takes it a step further, it is the container that holds how that motion plays out. A great building rarely seems to forget its drawing.” – Kathleen Griffin Earlier this month, I met with with Rick Bell and Julie Trébault of the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). We [...]

The Year of the Butterfly

January 14th, 2013 (No Comments)

“Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, it became a butterfly.” – Kathleen Griffin     This is the New Year. But some years are more difficult than others, so perhaps their endings should be sweeter. The New Year can wake up like morning, as we hope for renewal, the difference between release and [...]

So, We Keep Moving Forward

December 21st, 2012 (No Comments)

So this is the hell or high water mark, where time is crunching and stakes are raising and winning is not enough. The project is moving faster and gaining steam, I have a series of fantastic new team members and planners. Amazing foundations are actually seeking me out, to become part of the project. But [...]

First Photos of the Finished Golden Wings

December 1st, 2012 (No Comments)


Eighteen Ways of Looking at a Butterfly

November 20th, 2012 (No Comments)

A gallery of 18 butterfly drawings by Kathleen Griffin that show the evolution of the project.  

The City Rises

November 7th, 2012 (No Comments)

“Of course, we are people who ride in steel boxes daily, where the smell of our humanity is not uncommon to us… you are the city that inspires me. You rise to everything that meets you.” – Kathleen Griffin                                   [...]

One Butterfly Down, 16 to Go

November 3rd, 2012 (No Comments)

“You imagine, when you start a project like this, that one day you’re going to turn a corner, and it will all come together.”  – Kathleen Griffin Somehow the emails from Humankind got lost in outer space the last few days so I am just finding out now, the first butterfly is out of the [...]

Only Forward, Like the Shark

October 31st, 2012 (No Comments)

“I have a saying in these meetings, ‘only forward, like the Shark.’” – Kathleen Griffin I am sitting across a desk at Skyscraper, watching Charles Connelly, Jr. He has been on the phone with Canada for an hour, finding us the right sized steel part to conform the the current engineering drawings and making sure [...]

Photo: The Artist and Her Wings

October 24th, 2012 (No Comments)

  The Artist as Model: Kathleen Griffin poses with her large-scale wing drawings at Couture Fashion Week, an event hosted by Black Tie Magazine at the Waldorf Astoria in September.