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Edmonds Arts Festival names student art top honor winners

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfMytz37NGk Six area high school students have received Top Honor awards for their work submitted to the 2021 Edmonds Arts Festival virtual art exhibit. The winners are: Alicia Clark, Edmonds Heights K-12, grade 10, “Drowning” Lucy Stinson, homeschooled, grade 9, “Tangerine” Ambria Nilsen, Kamiak High School, grade 11, “A Portrait for Shane” Susanna Lee, Lynnwood High School, grade 9, “Face Them All” Rachel Reitz, ...

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Aya Brown’s Portraits Honor Essential Workers without Exploiting Them – ARTnews.com

In January 2020, artist Aya Brown was admitted to a hospital in New York City. With the help of her sister Aja, a teaching assistant, and that of a committed, if overworked, third-shift nurse, Brown made a full recovery. After her release, she found herself ruminating on the centrality of women in both formal and informal care economies, the racial and gender composition of ...

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Bostonians create art to honor memory of George Floyd – Boston News, Weather, Sports

BOSTON (WHDH) - Bostonians came together to create art and sing in honor of George Floyd on Saturday.Mayor Kim Janey organized the event in Roxbury with local organizations King Boston and Black Market and the Roxbury Cultural District. Tuesday marked a year since Floyd was murdered by a Minnesota police officer“Let us not forget what we have all endured and what we have overcome,” ...

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Karimah Ashadu’s Films Honor the Everyday Labor of African Workers – ARTnews.com

Anything can serve as a support for Karimah Ashadu’s camera. The artist and filmmaker attaches her device to bodies and machines, granting viewers unconventional perspectives. Most of her shorts depict African laborers. The nine-minute Lagos Sand Merchants (2013) is shot from the strictly limited vantage point of machinery that advances in a Ferris-wheel-like motion. We’re disoriented as we watch the otherwise rhythmic and monotonous ...

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Golden Gate Park art installation will honor first Africans in America

Bay City News Service SAN FRANCISCO — The city hopes to unveil a new art installation in Golden Gate Park honoring the first Africans in America in time for Juneteenth. The installation — titled “Monumental Reckoning” by Bay Area sculptor Dana King — honors the first Africans stolen from their homeland and sold into slavery. It consists of 350 sculptures representing the number of ...

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Beverly Buchanan’s Shacks Honor Southern Vernacular Architecture – ARTnews.com

During the six years since Beverly Buchanan’s first solo show at Andrew Edlin (she died in 2015, just after her debut there), the artist’s work has been folded into broader discourses about outsider art and resistance politics, largely thanks to her showing at the Brooklyn Museum and the Studio Museum in Harlem. Her second solo exhibition at the gallery, “Shacks and Legends, 1985–2011,” offers ...

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Quidnessett Elementary School art teacher earns national honor | News

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — A Quidnessett Elementary School art teacher has been honored as one of the best in the nation.Danielle Daglieri-Smith was named as one of 15 winners of the 2021 Artsonia Art Education Leadership Award for her efforts to continuously engage students and inspire her peers.“It was sort of shocking considering the scale of Artsonia, but I come from a really great ...

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Senior Honor Society Holds Art Auction – The Colgate Maroon-News

The Senior Honor Society held its annual auction last week to support two local indigenous groups. The virtual, silent auction ran from April 19 through April 25, with all proceeds benefiting Akweku Osh^he Yukwayote, a nonprofit run by nine Oneida woman and the Shako:wi Cultural Center, a cultural nonprofit that educates and preserves the tradition of the Oneida nation. The annual event was held as ...

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