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50 Artists to Watch: Whit Olson

Farmer, rancher and artist Whit W. Olson has been making a name for himself in the traditional cowboy arts scene throughout the past several years. His art form, rawhide braiding, means he works with the untreated hide that remains in its natural state. 308 more words


Ma's 50th Birthday

Mother, Mummy, Ma,

We even call you Kakisa,

Ever since the beginning,

You put a hold on your ambitions,

And taught us how to do the winning. 128 more words


Happy Independence Barbados

Even though I am no nationalist.

I want to wish my country of birth and citizenship a happpy national holiday tomorrrow.

Here is a snapshot of my group, the 1688 Collective on one of our Independence Fuh De Children Tours. 8 more words

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50 Artists to Watch: John Lopez

Sculptor John Lopez is a product of a place. His people’s ranches are scattered along the Grand River in northwestern South Dakota – not far from where Sitting Bull was born and died; not far from where thousands of buffalo were killed during the westward expansion of settlers and gold miners; in the bone yards of Tyrannosaurus rex and grizzly bears. 391 more words


50 Artists to Watch: Starr Chief Eagle

Photo by Chris Huber, courtesy of the Rapid City Journal, used with permission.

Starr Chief Eagle is an enrolled member of the Sicangu (Rosebud) Lakota Sioux Tribe. 439 more words


50 Artists to Watch: Kjetil Groven

Norwegian-born artist Kjetil Groven, moved to South Dakota in 1999 to finish his mechanical engineering degree.

“I am involved in one form or another with Scandinavian folk art. 490 more words


My 50th Year - 50 and Glad

Today I am 50 and what a year I have had so many things have happened and the word that came to mind was glad. 1,138 more words