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Merida Artist Studio Tour

I never tire of listening to artists speak passionately about their art. Apparently neither did over 240 attendees who braved a warm Merida afternoon to visit 23 amazing artists in their studios on the 2015 Merida Artist Studio Tour. 325 more words

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Artist a Day Challenge No. 20: Kehinde Wiley

Los Angeles born artist Kehinde Wiley has developed his career in New York as a portrait artist whose work is being celebrated in an exhibition that recently opened at the Brooklyn Museum.   184 more words

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Artist a Day Challenge No. 15: Samella Sanders Lewis

Artist and historian Samella Sanders Lewis does not shy away from confrontation.  As a child she found her voice through artistic expression and she was staunchly protective of her voice, fighting any force that tried to intimidate her into silence. 306 more words

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Artist a Day Challenge No. 12: Naomi Sims

I don’t know how it is possible, but each picture I see of Naomi Sims is simply flawless.

Designer Zac Posen posted some pictures of Naomi Sims today on… 136 more words

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Monochrome and Courage

In these two drawings, I’ve tried to broaden my capacity in drawing by attempting to sketch a realistic portrait and shade using a compressed charcoal. 419 more words

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Meet the Artist: Ernesto Novelo

Every city has its “East Side”, and every east side has its share of artists, musicians and outliers. The east side of a city is where things often get interesting—it’s where you find a richer cultural mosaic versus the homogenous crème de la crème, the grit vs the glam.

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