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Fresh Artists

Fresh Artists

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

In response to decreased funding and cuts in academic arts programming, a group of Philadelphia art teachers formed Fresh Artists, a non-profit organization that introduces students to art-making and philanthropy. Children create and then donate pieces of artwork.

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Art for Industry: Textile Design in the Modern Age

Art for Industry: Textile Design in the Modern Age

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

This exhibit of textiles-in-transition was recently on display in Denver, Colorado. During World War II, textiles reflected the austerity of the time with quiet and simple designs. But after the war, a sense of hope and rebuilding infused the arts reflecting a dramatic shift in style.

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Hearts United

Hearts United

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Valentine’s Day earlier this month, Second Sight Studio in Franklinton organized a family-friendly public art project in a one-acre lot in Franklinton.

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Barkitecture

Barkitecture

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Barkitecture” is a Houston, Texas competition that challenged the region’s top design firms to create artsy abodes for our four-legged friends. This story might actually have you wishing you could spend some time in the dog house.

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Artist Profile: Zeb Andrews

Artist Profile: Zeb Andrews

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Zeb Andrews loves making photographs with a camera that has no viewfinder or lens. He’ll show us how he takes an oatmeal box and turns it into the world’s most primitive camera: the pinhole.

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Artist Profile: Kasia Billhartz

Artist Profile: Kasia Billhartz

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

This segment features an artist who literally plays with fire. Kasia Billhartz creates large-scale burning sculptures that she exhibits at festivals across the country. From OPB in Portland, Oregon.

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Suzanne Vilmain

Suzanne Vilmain

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Artist Suzanne Vilmain of Santa Fe, New Mexico creates books as containers for exploration. From handmade sketchbooks to recycled novels, she doesn’t need words to make a statement. Take a look as she shows us how the beauty of bookmaking goes far beyond a beginning, middle and end.

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Brazilian artist Lucia Koch at the Wexner Center

Brazilian artist Lucia Koch at the Wexner Center

| February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Via Brasil is the Wexner Center for the Art’s multidisciplinary initiative focusing on contemporary art and culture in Brazil.

Lucia Koch, a contemporary artist who lives and works in Sao Paulo, created a new, site-specific installation in the lobby of the Wex, where she uses mirrors to transform the space.

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Via Brasil at the Wexner Center

Via Brasil at the Wexner Center

| February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Since 2011, the staff at the Wexner Center for the Arts has worked with Brazilian artists, curators, and critics, as well as with Ohio State colleagues whose teaching or research connects with Brazilian culture.

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Carlton Ward

Carlton Ward

| February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carlton Ward’s conservation photography showcases Florida’s unique ecosystem. An 8th-generation Floridian and environmental photojournalist, he uses his talent to protect the natural habitat he loves.

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