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Scrapdaddy

Scrapdaddy

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mark Bradford, also known as Scrapdaddy, is Houston’s salvageable inventor. Using scrap metal, Bradford creates kinetic artwork that ranges from small sculptures to large vehicular contraptions. A drivable dragon with scales of spoons and a wild creature with moving limbs are just a few of Scrapdaddy’s metal creations.

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Coors Western Art Exhibit

Coors Western Art Exhibit

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

When thinking of Western art, many people summon images of cowboys and Indians. But an annual exhibit in Denver aims to change that.

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Blue Butterflies: Migration Across America

Blue Butterflies: Migration Across America

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Indiana-based artist Tasha Lewis transforms the Conservatory’s gallery with thousands of magnetic cyanotype butterflies printed on cotton fabric. Her blue butterflies hover in mid-air and seem to swarm the space, blurring the connection between the natural and artificial worlds.

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Artist Profile: Daric Gill

Artist Profile: Daric Gill

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Daric Gill considers himself an “interdisciplinary artist” but he makes clear that he doesn’t dabble. His formal training is evident, whether through his illustrations and oil paintings or kinetic sculptures and custom furniture pieces.

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Artist Profile: Glass Blower Steven Monser

Artist Profile: Glass Blower Steven Monser

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Glass blowing requires intense focus and attention to detail because of the delicate material. Steven Monser, a glass artist from Central Florida, works quickly but with patience in an effort to keep his glass canvas at a consistent 2,100 degrees.

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Artist Profile: Digital Animator Mark Simon

Artist Profile: Digital Animator Mark Simon

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mark Simon is an innovative artist whose work has been expanding the landscape of storyboarding for over 20 years. His work has appeared in comic books, TV series and feature films. He shares with us his digital animation process, which he describes as blueprints for directors.

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July 16, 2014 – Full Episode

July 16, 2014 – Full Episode

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

On this week’s Broad and High, we visit an organic farmer near Philadelphia, a stained glass artist and more.

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Artist Profile: Dennis DeVendra

Artist Profile: Dennis DeVendra

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

People were apprehensive about helping a blind man operate machinery that reaches speeds of up to more than 1,000 RPMs. But Dennis persevered despite his challenges, and is now the vice president of the Central Ohio Woodturners Association.

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Artist Profile: Ann Woods

Artist Profile: Ann Woods

| July 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

Columbus artist Ann Woods loves lettering. She uses her skills in handwriting and calligraphy, as well as her understanding of the history of alphabets, to teach workshops through the Upper Arlington Parks and Recreation Department where she demonstrated for us the visual impact of her written letters.

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Stickwork

Stickwork

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patrick Dougherty has found a way to combine his carpentry skills with his love of nature by creating large-scale installations out of sticks and saplings. His unique structures are very much a part of the landscape, but yet very dreamlike and whimsical.

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