Tag: Covid19

Local Exhibit Showcases Art Made During COVID-19

ArtWorks in Big Rapids is hosting their “Art In The Time Of COVID” exhibit until November 6, which showcases the artwork made by local artists during the COVID-19 shutdown. “I think they realized that there were so many people in the community that were doing things,” said Kristi Haik, an artist who’s work is being featured. “People who weren’t necessarily artists before COVID, started ...

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Art Therapy During Covid-19 – ARTnews.com

Like essential frontline workers, art therapists have been toiling nonstop during the pandemic. Having usually treated patients in psychiatric hospitals and mental health clinics, they shifted to practicing online, making art virtually with clients marooned at home. In August 2020, the American Art Therapy Association released a coronavirus impact report documenting how Covid-19 had disrupted mental health care at a time when it was ...

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Covid-19 Memorial Goes On View in Washington, D.C.—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines WO KEY UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUMS HAVE NEW LEADERS. In New Orleans, Tulane University has tapped Maurita Poole to be the director of its Newcomb Art Museum. Poole comes from Clark Atlanta University, where she was director and curator of its art museum. She said in a statement that the Newcomb “is an ideal place to explore how the visual ...

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Street Art Fair returns to downtown after COVID-19 hiatus

Shutterstock image Advertisement BIRMINGHAM — Downtown Birmingham hasn’t hosted an art fair — usually a common summer occurrence in the city — since 2019. That changes this weekend when, after a year’s break due to COVID-19, the 47th annual Birmingham Street Art Fair returns to South Old Woodward Sept. 18 and 19. The fair is produced by The Guild of Artists and Artisans, a ...

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Street art tribute to healthcare workers during COVID-19 pandemic

A Newcastle street artist has created a tribute to frontline health workers who are working long hours under difficult conditions during the pandemic.Key points:The stencil artwork was created during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemicIt sends a message of community support to frontline healthcare workersEvocative street art has become prolific in Newcastle, particularly in the CBD and surrounding suburbsCooks Hill resident health care worker Bianca said ...

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Native art markets kick off in Santa Fe amid COVID-19 surge | Local News

In the weeks leading up to the Free Indian Market, Franklin Peters, a potter from Acoma Pueblo, wrestled with whether to attend the annual Indigenous arts showcase in downtown Santa Fe.With coronavirus infections climbing at an alarming rate, Peters wasn't sure he wanted to be around large crowds of people. Although he is vaccinated, he knew some attendees would not be."It was kind of ...

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Driftless Area Art Festival canceled due to COVID-19

August 16, 2021 11:55 AM Posted: August 16, 2021 11:55 AM LA CROSSE (WKBT) — The Driftless Area Art Festival will again be canceled this year due to the renewed COVID-19 pandemic. The festival had been set for Sept. 18 and 19; however, organizers say the increase in cases means the more than 70 artists, patrons, musical groups and vendors will not be gathered ...

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Outdoor Summer Art Fair in Glenview returns after COVID-19 break

Hundreds of art lovers browsed the works of dozens of artists on Saturday during the Glenview Art League's Outdoor Summer Art Fair in Glenview. Money exchanged hands as patrons looked over the eye-catching pieces by photographers, jewelry makers, woodcarvers and painters. "The artists are excited to be back," said Sandy Sheagren, co-chair for the summer art fair. Last year, the event was canceled because ...

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