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Artistry in Action Class #8 Summary & Whiteboard photos

Hello all,

Apologies again for being a day behind.

I enjoyed the discussions in class on “Saving Souls” and Art & Social Practice and in particular the distinctions we drew between the different ways that our various artforms deal with Audience and Viewer.  137 more words

Coursework/Class Notes

Art & Mission: Can exploring the Intentions of your Art help you define its role and your goals for it?

Washington, DC – The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) released prototype estimates today from the new Arts and Cultural Production Satellite Account (ACPSA). 1,946 more words

Artist Role

We got this!

It’s official. We received the MRAC Community Arts Grant for the Sunflower Revolution 2015!  We’ll collaborate once again with the fine people at Episcopal Homes Senior Community in creating 500 artist-designed sunflower seed packets to share with neighbors, gardeners and new friends.   42 more words

Social Grafting with Farm School

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In this episode we hear from Molly Sherman and Nolan Calisch of the artist collaboration Farm School. They talk about their discovery of the oldest apple tree in the Pacific Northwest and their role in extending the legacy of that tree far into the future. 13 more words

Underground Airwaves

Gocco: the dodo bird of screen printing

The last two lamps from the now-extinct Riso™ Gocco printer were just used to create these low tech/high joy notecards.  Not exactly a toy but sublimely satisfying to operate, this mobile screen printer has supplied our collaborative with many oddball, small-run prints in the last couple years.   474 more words

Object Origins

Damia Smith has long been fascinated with interactions between humans and their world, and has often worked with themes of empathy. Her current project, The Weight of an Object… 569 more words

Charlotte Street Foundation

The relational is at the heart of everything

Reflecting on yesterday’s events what was important was the expression of relationship, this formed holy moments;

  • In the morning service, people were very moved by my sculpture, they understood how it expressed the human-divine relationship and the most human moment of the divine.
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