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Student-led art project honors legacy of individuals enslaved by W&M

by David Williard |  April 23, 2021 {{youtube:large|tc3s8JJrIHo}}The names of those who were enslaved by William & Mary slowly have been emerging during the past decade. This academic year, artists at the university have added faces, hands and other textured marks of belonging and humanity. Responding to the Art Memorial to Honor the Enslaved initiative sponsored by the university’s Student Assembly (SA), more than ...

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Honors student’s art installation documents pandemic – UMaine News

An art installation mounted in the trees between the Memorial Union and Raymond H. Fogler Library documents life in the pandemic and highlights the way our lives have changed over the last year.  University of Maine Honors student Emily Kontio gathered photos and quotes from more than 50 individuals around the globe in an effort to foster compassion for others who have experienced the ...

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FGCU honors COVID victims with largest-ever campus art project

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Nearly 100 students, professors and volunteers have come together to help assemble the largest art project in the history of Florida Gulf Coast University’s campus.  10,000 memorial markers resembling flowers have been “planted” as a visual display of the impact of COVID-19. Each marker represents 55 lives lost to the virus over the course of the past year in the ...

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7 Redmond Proficiency Academy students receive prestigious art honors

REDMOND, Ore. (KTVZ) –– Seven Redmond Proficiency Academy students have won 14 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for 2021. The awards are the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious scholarship and recognition program for creative teens. They recognize a variety of artistic mediums such as writing, painting and photography each year. RPA junior student Evelyne Anderson, one of the school's winners, said Thursday she’s happy ...

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Student art honors MLK’s legacy on bus stops

Click here for updates on this story     MILWAUKEE (WISN) — As Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaches, the Milwaukee County Transit System is honoring the civil rights leader’s legacy with student artwork on two bus stops. The art was done by Milwaukee Public Schools students. “Last year, the art was featured in a display, at the Marcus Center,” MCTS Community Outreach Coordinator Jacqueline ...

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Art Project Honors Healthcare Heroes Lost to Coronavirus

NYC has recorded more than 25,000 deaths since the start of the pandemic with an estimated 1,000 thousand healthcare workers among them. One organization is paying tribute to the lives lost through art. The Hero Art Project creates portraits of doctors, nurses, and other healthcare staff who died fighting the coronavirus.  Arthouse.nyc is pairing family members of those workers with an artist who creates ...

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Public Art Display Honors Pittsburgh Sports Heroes – News, Sports, Weather, Traffic and the Best of Pittsburgh

Sunday Business Page: Recovery Centers of America In MonroevilleKDKA's Jon Delano spoke with Michael Ogden, CEO of the Recovery Centers of America in Monroeville.2 hours agoKDKA-TV Morning Forecast (11/22)Get the latest weather updates from meteorologist Mary Ours!4 hours agoLatest Coronavirus Death Toll ProjectionsAn influential model forecasts hundreds of thousands more Coronavirus deaths by March, KDKA's Chris Hoffman reports.4 hours agoKDKA-TV Nightly Forecast (11/21)Stay on ...

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Art project honors dead at long-neglected African-American cemetery

The current Memorial Park in Carlisle has a long-buried past as a cemetery. CARLISLE, Pa. — Several efforts are underway to honor the dead at a long-neglected African-American cemetery in Carlisle. The current Memorial Park has a long-buried past as a cemetery, according to information from the Cumberland County Historical Society. According to oral tradition, the Penn family deeded the land to the Black ...

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