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Lenox student awarded $250 scholarship for winning art contest | Southern Berkshires

LENOX — After the word went out from the Chamber of Commerce and the Wit Gallery seeking submissions for the town’s first Student Art Show, more than 120 local students from grade 6 to 12 responded to the theme, “Belonging: Seeing Yourself and Others.”The show was created as part of the recent ArtWeek Berkshires. The students’ work, representing “inclusion, visibility, what it means to ...

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Romeo Power Signs Lease for 215,000 Square Foot State-of-the-Art Facility in Southern California

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Romeo Power, Inc. (“Romeo Power”) (NYSE: RMO), an energy technology leader delivering advanced electrification solutions for complex commercial vehicle applications, has leased a new Class A, state-of-the-art headquarters and manufacturing facility located in Cypress, California. The facility will support Romeo Power’s expansion of battery development and testing capabilities adjacent to its production line, allowing for faster innovation and time to market. The ...

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The Virginia Museum of Fine Art’s ‘Dirty South’ revels in Black Southern culture

Did somebody say “Cheese Trail?” Well, I’m here for it. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, arts and urban design columnist for the Los Angeles Times, and I’m here with the week’s essential arts news and more art reports cultivated during my cross-country drive — because what’s the point of writing a newsletter if you can’t foist your vacation photos on everyone?‘Dirty South’ is revelatory Is ...

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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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Art Hounds: Landscapes from southern Minnesota celebrate light

Landscape painter Joshua Cunningham was delighted to see Hannah C. Heyer’s show “Wanderings'' at the Frameworks Gallery in St. Paul. Heyer is a self-taught artist from Nodine, Minn. Cunningham describes Heyer’s subject matter as “that rolling country that the last ice age didn’t get to.”Her oil and watercolors, some painted outdoors year-round, are inspired the land her family has farmed for generations."A Handful" by ...

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National Gallery of Art Adds 40 Works by Black Southern Artists to Its Collections | Smart News

The National Gallery of Art (NGA) in Washington, D.C. has acquired 40 works by African American artists from the Southern United States. As first reported by Zachary Small of the New York Times, the collection includes pieces by 21 artists, including nine quilts from the celebrated Gee’s Bend quilters, monumental assemblage works by Alabama-born artist Thornton Dial and abstract sculptures by Lonnie Holley. The ...

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National Gallery of Art Acquires 40 Works by Black Southern Artists

The National Gallery of Art in Washington has announced the acquisition of 40 works from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation, a nonprofit organization that for the last decade has dedicated itself to promoting the contributions of African-American artists from the South.The purchase adds the work of 21 Black painters, quilters and sculptors to the museum’s art collection.“This is a significant acquisition for our department ...

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Lantana artist is chalk of the town – Cross Timbers Gazette | Southern Denton County | Flower Mound

Brinley Ash uses her artistic talents to bring joy to neighbors in southern Denton County. (Photo by Helen’s Photography)Brinley Ash isn’t the type of person who will just sit around and do nothing all day long. So when she was furloughed from her retail job back in April because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 21-year-old Lantana resident turned to the one thing she knew ...

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