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David Schmitz

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Art Lessons

PRESENTED ON JUN 08, 2017
IN DUBUQUE @ VOL 9

"You don't have to love art or know a lot about the artist to glean something from it."

In "Art Lessons" from PechaKucha Night Dubuque Vol. 9David Schmitz shares his favorite artists and their works to dive into their deeper meaning and what they can teach us about everyday life.

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My Movie Fan Artwork

BY KARTHIK ABHIRAM
@ VOL 6 ON NOV 05, 2011

Many of us may be movie buffs, but Karthik takes it a step further by producing fan art about his favorite films, and the ones that inspire him. In this presentation, he shares a few of the works he's created throughout the years, covering all genres. (in English)

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Solar Artwork

BY NACHO ZAMORA
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 26, 2012

Nacho Zamora is a Spanish researcher working on a project called “Solar Artwork," a new kind of artistic creation that makes use of new solar-powered technologies, integrating them into public art and urban landscape projects. In his presentation, he proposes to bring "Solar Artwork" to Dubai. With Dubai's urban nature and unlimited sunshine, it is the perfect candidate for Solar Artwork. (in English)

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Artwork

BY TOMO ISHII
@ VOL 103 ON MAY 29, 2013

Artist Tomo Ishii describes her work as emotional, with the goal of bringing out happiness, sadness, fear, and more. In this presentation, she shares some of her work, and describes what inspires her.
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Lessons From Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School

BY AUDREY BALDWIN
@ VOL 19 ON MAY 25, 2014

Audrey Baldwin// performance artist // on lessons from Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School

Dr Sketchy's evolved in New York in 2005, giving rise to a new way of sketching nude models by adding burlesque and alcohol. As an artist, Audrey Baldwin praises the fun and light-hearted approach to art that Dr Sketchy's allows. However, Audrey has realised that it also sneakily challenges the status quo and celebrates differences. 

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Installing Artwork Everywhere

BY MARCUS DABB
@ VOL 9 ON FEB 28, 2014

Marcus Dabb speaks about his love for decorating every blank space with artwork- even when his wife highly disapproved. However, his love for art prevailed, and he shares one of his recent ideas for a mural in his home. 

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Let Me Learn the Lessons You Have Hidden In Every Leaf and Rock

BY MATTHEW DEBARDELABEN
@ VOL 13 ON NOV 11, 2014

Matthew Debardelaben shares excerpts from a short book he is writing for his boys titled, "Let Me Learn the Lessons You Have Hidden In Every Leaf and Rock." The first time we hear grandpa speak he says to the boy, “That which is lacking in the present world is a profound knowledge of the nature of things.” The book follows grandpa and the boys as they experience the world together. The book is being illustrated by Dani Collins.

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Lessons from Contemporary Art

BY MARY HEATHCOTT
@ VOL 19 ON AUG 25, 2015

Mary Heathcott has worked in the contemporary art world for nearly 20 years. Throughout her career she has been challenged to explain, translate, defend, evaluate and inspire support for art that often is challenging, thought-provoking, and even ugly. In her talk, she presents lessons contemporary art has taught her: whether it’s playful, somber or obscure, art champions experimentation, ideas, dialogue and more.
 
This was "Presentation of the Day" on May 30th, 2017.
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Chasing Artwork

BY JUSTIN CURRIE
@ VOL 28 ON NOV 24, 2016

Justin Currie Is an internationally-recognized artist who has worked with Blizzard, Warhammer, Nickelodeon, Disney, and is a regular guest of comic conventions across Canada and the United States. His first creator-owned project, Cassie and Tonk, won the Manitoba Book Award for graphic novels. www.chasingartwork.deviantart.com   

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Art and Soul

BY JAU GOH
@ VOL 4 ON APR 15, 2017

Jau Goh shares the creative process of her work, her favourite medium timber, triangle as a constant motif and the importance of reiteration.