Inspired after a visit to Mount Rushmore, Houston artist David Adickes decided that the only way to appreciate the details of the facial features of those monumental carvings up close was to create his own. He sculpted 43 enormous busts – one of each American president – and they are all on view outside his studio in Texas.
Since its opening more than 125 years ago, the Crocker Art Museum has been a jewel of the Sacramento Art Community. Through the halls of the original Victorian building and into the heart of the more contemporary pavilion, the museum’s director gives us an inside look at this historic institution.
Regardless of nature’s temperament – rain, sleet, snow and subzero weather – plein air artists are outside, capturing the landscape on canvass. In this segment we meet Jon Browning, a plein air painter who also has a unique circumstance for he came to art later in life and currently is a practicing criminal law attorney.
From WEDU in Tampa, Florida It’s the art of capturing a child’s spirit – photographing an unguarded moment in the emotional life of a foster child. The Heart Gallery of America uses inspiring photos to match children with prospective new parents. This innovative and unique recruitment model for adoptive parents has grown to dozens of [...]