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Laguna College of Art and Design receives huge estate gift from Terry Smith and Wayne Peterson

Terry Smith and Wayne Peterson lived life in the public eye.It is fitting then that part of their legacy will be their support of the Laguna College of Art and Design.Art, often work meant for public consumption, was close to their hearts, and as philanthropists, the late couple did plenty to support it. Their impact is still being felt after their passing.Laguna College of ...

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Pioneer Art Shop set to feature works of Glenville (West Virginia) State College students | News

GLENVILLE, W.Va. (WV News) — Students in the Art and Design Program at Glenville State College are gaining real-world experience while also showcasing their artwork in the new Pioneer Art Shop, located in the gallery of the Fine Arts Center.The Pioneer Art Shop features the artwork of GSC students, while also giving them an opportunity to learn, with faculty guidance, pricing, presentation, craftsmanship, how ...

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Marshall Regional Arts Council and Panola College gear up for art show this Sunday | News

A new exhibit will be displayed at the Marshall Place gallery, which will be a joint show between Panola College Art Professor Amanda Clements and Executive Director of the Marshall Regional Arts Council Claudia Lowery, kicking off with an artist reception this Sunday.The event will be held Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m., at the Marshall Place Gallery. Masks and social distancing are required ...

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Entrepreneur Amani Olu on Going From College Dropout to the Art World’s Go-To PR Guru

No two paths to a successful career in the art world look the same. In our series “Career Stories,” we’re checking in with some of the high-powered people in the art industry to hear about everything from their first brushes with art to the advice they would give their younger selves. Entrepreneur Amani Olu has revolutionized art-world marketing. By meeting his clients at the ...

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Frisco student wins Google Doodle art contest and $30K college scholarship

Frisco fifth-grader Sharon Sara is the winner of Google’s national Doodle for Google contest — and will soon have her artwork featured on the Google homepage for millions of users to see.The annual contest challenges school-aged children across the country to design art for the Google homepage — creative alterations to the company’s logo featured there are known as “Google Doodles.” The contest’s theme ...

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Marshall Regional Arts Council, Panola College plan dual art show | @Play

The Marshall Regional Arts Council and Panola College are teaming up to present a duel art show at the new Marshall Place Gallery throughout the month of September.The show will feature art work from Panola College staff and faculty, as well as five pieces by Marshall native Barbara Carpenter.Carpenter grew up locally, graduating from Marshall High School in 1948. She is mother to Director ...

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Jacqueline Terrassa Named Director of the Colby College Museum of Art – News

Visionary Leader Brings Deep Experience from the Art Institute of Chicago and Metropolitan Museum of Art Colby College today announced the appointment of Jacqueline Terrassa as the Carolyn Muzzy Director of the Colby College Museum of Art. Terrassa, who currently serves as the Woman’s Board vice president for learning and public engagement at the Art Institute of Chicago, will assume her role in October. “Jackie Terrassa is the ...

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Colby College Museum Names Director—and More – ARTnews.com

Colby College Museum of Art Names New DirectorJacqueline Terrassa will be the next director of the Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville, Maine. She will start in her new post in October and succeeds Sharon Corwin, who was recently appointed as the president and CEO of the Terra Foundation. Since 2016, Terrassa has led education initiatives at the Art Institute of Chicago as vice president for ...

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