A recent permanent public artwork in Knoxville, Right Angle Reply (Tall Grasses), was recently unveiled at the Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum (July 10, 2014). This is a project that, while complete as a visual, sensory experience, has a notable story behind its creation. Artist Brian Jobe presents this story, revealing what influenced the project as well as the process of constructing the final finished work. He also shares his views about the potential benefits of artists engaging the community, something that has shaped his work and is a focus of his studio.
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We love Japanese gardens, and we want the world to know more about Japanese gardens. Japanese gardens can teach the attentive observer a great deal about Japan and Japanese design, from design concepts and careful material selection to Japanese history, culture and religion. Learn more on Jenny's site.
"Presentation of the Day" on January 31, 2013.
Cascade Artist Studio
BY JACQUELINE SPEDDING
@ VOL 9
ON FEB 28, 2014
"The work in the studio is very varied and I think that reflects the different artists."
In Cascade Artist Studio from PechaKucha Night Blue Mountain Vol. 9, Artist Jacqueline Spedding introduces the warehouse she and a friend recently transformed into a working studio space in 2012. Cascade Studio in Blue Mountains hosts a range of talented artists- the most recent visiting artist came from South Korea.
Some of My Favorite Things: Book Artists and Their Work
BY MARYANN RIKER
@ VOL 4
ON APR 15, 2016
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Right Place, Right Time
BY DAVID ROSS
@ VOL 7
ON SEP 14, 2016
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