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Film "Sign Painters" uncovers hidden craft

by (empichot)

Submitted 07-12-2013 under OPINION

When you see a hand-painted sign on a small boutique storefront, it's easy to see why the billboard signs on the side of the highway are difficult to regard as art. To hand paint a sign is an art form, a craft. This was the discovery I made...

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Avenue for the Arts brings back the Market

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 05-02-2013 under NONPROFITS

The Market presented by the Avenue for the Arts is back and bigger than ever. This is a great opportunity to wander the sidewalks of South Division between Fulton and Cherry and celebrate creativity and community. This year...

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First ever Sass Fest celebrates doing it together

by (eschroeder)

Submitted 11-28-2011 under OPINION

I wasn’t sure what to expect from Sass Fest. It was promoted as "an event celebrating doing it together: music, workshops, movies, zines, handmade goods," a veritable bucket load of stuff proposed and organized predominantly by...

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Catalyst Radio: Arts market and music festival among highlights of this weekend

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 06-10-2011 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen right now? Download the episode and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW (Buttermilk Jamboree at 5:11 | The Market at 14:18) We're clueing you into two must-attend happenings this weekend: Buttermilk Jamboree and The...

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Holiday Artists' Market Feature: Shelly Klein

by (UICA)

Submitted 11-29-2010 under NONPROFITS

UICA's 22nd Annual Holiday Artists' Market is right around the corner and we asked the artists a few questions about their products for the market. Below Shelly Klein of k studio answered our questions.Tell us a little about yourself.I live in Grand...

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Holiday Artists' Market Feature: Elizabeth Mayville

by (UICA)

Submitted 11-23-2010 under NONPROFITS

UICA's 22nd Annual Holiday Artists' Market is right around the corner and we asked the artists a few questions about their products for the market. Below Elizabeth Mayville answered our questions. 

Tell us a little about yourself.
I'm a painter who...

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In studio: Rhododendron Crafts

by (WYCE)

Submitted 07-23-2010 under NONPROFITS

In studio this week is Jessica Ennis of Bethany Christian Services who is a steward for Rhododendron Crafts. Rhododendron Crafts is an artist collective of refugees who make art in the tradition of their countries and cultures. Sierra Leone's...

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ArtPrize artist profile: Jake Gless and Jaina's Rabbit

by (kt.talsma)

Submitted 09-25-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

by Katie Talsma and Camille VanderWeide Wayland-born Jake Gless is a man who likes working with his hands. “I like having something physical in front of me.” Gless adds with a smirk, “I like to do everything as well as I can, even if it comes to...

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