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Youth group sets up art display for victims of police violence | News

Youth group sets up art display for victims of police violence | News

ABINGDON, Va. — Members of a local youth group wanted to send a powerful message about racial justice when they created a handmade art display for the Abingdon community to see.The group from Sinking Spring Presbyterian Church, made up of seven high school youth ages 15 to 18, has set up a prayer wall on the front porch of the Fraley-Garrett House behind the...

Artist collective combines art and activism

Artist collective combines art and activism

Kaycee Orwig | Visual EditorRedfishbowl Studios in Lawrenceville Local artist Trenita Finney recalled feeling uncertain when nationwide protests broke out in late May over the repeated killings of unarmed Black people by the police. She said she wanted to contribute to the Black Lives Matter movement, but felt like she couldn’t do enough with her skillset.“I was like, ‘How are there ways I can...

Creative Tallahassee Art Gallery An Online Experiencce

Creative Tallahassee Art Gallery An Online Experiencce

Nearly one-hundred Tallahassee artists are featured in a new on-line exhibit. The virtual gallery is hosted by "COCA," the Council of Culture and the Arts.COCA's Amanda Karioth Thompson says it's one of the largest exhibits her organization has been involved with."Ninety-three local artists and 254 individual pieces of artwork. It's just a cacaphony of beauty and creativity and talent," she said.Painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics,...

Video brings art exhibit to life, raises funds for Lethbridge Soup Kitchen – Lethbridge

Video brings art exhibit to life, raises funds for Lethbridge Soup Kitchen – Lethbridge

Art, culture and community; that’s what a group of Alberta creators are trying to promote with their latest venture, a video highlighting a local artist after his exhibit was cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic.“It was heartbreaking,” said John Savill, owner of the Trianon Gallery in Lethbridge. “We had an opening, but then immediately after, COVID started and no one was seeing...

Academic All-Star: Graduate mixes art and activism – News – The Examiner of East Jackson County

Academic All-Star: Graduate mixes art and activism – News – The Examiner of East Jackson County

Tuesday Jul 7, 2020 at 6:00 PM Name: Molly DawsonHigh school: William ChrismanClass rank: 2Academic honors: McCoy Award for Academic Excellence, AP Scholar with Honor, Independence Rotary Club Student of the Month.Major extracurricular activities: Scholar Bowl, Chamber Orchestra.Who was your most inspirational teacher and why?All of my history/social sciences teachers, Andrew Smithson, Pamela Staford and Jason Grubb. Despite being an artist and always intending to go...

Estate of Elizabeth Murray Heads to Gladstone Gallery – ARTnews.com

Estate of Elizabeth Murray Heads to Gladstone Gallery – ARTnews.com

The latest addition to the roster of one of New York’s biggest galleries also marks a departure from a mega-enterprise. The estate of Elizabeth Murray will leave Pace Gallery, which has represented the artist for more than two decades, and join the roster of Gladstone Gallery, which has spaces in New York and Brussels. The move is a major one that will see one...

9 of the US’s wildest, weirdest and most spectacular outdoor art experiences – Boston News, Weather, Sports

9 of the US’s wildest, weirdest and most spectacular outdoor art experiences – Boston News, Weather, Sports

(CNN) — After months of lockdown, there may be no better cleanse for the human spirit than art. Across the US, museums, botanic gardens, community-based organizations and artists have built parks that let visitors enjoy that creativity in the sweeping expanse of the great outdoors. These exhibits are often integrated with and pay tribute to the wonder of their natural settings. And, with special...

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