Bob Gaunt tells us about the artist Arthur Dooley, a janitor turned sculptor. His story seems influenced by writer Jacques Rancier, whose book reflects the redistribution of the social order, which Dooley immitated in his change from low value employee to independent artist. Gaunt explores Dooley's stations of the cross series, which evoke a mix of traditionally christian and labor-conscious communist thinking.
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The Artists and the Others
BY JESSICA CAPRA
@ VOL 18
ON FEB 20, 2013
Jessica Capra and Nika Dings promote their project, The Artists and the Others, aimed at bringing together young artists from different fields, and introducing them to each other, as well as established artists and galleries in the Maastricht art scene. In doing so they hope to increase the amount of collaboration between the fields, and make the city more appealing for emerging artists.
Sculptors Anna Hyatt, Laura Gardin Fraser, and Sylvia Shaw Judson: A Comparison of Careers and Study of Cultural Milieu in Historic Sculpture
BY JACKIE KENYON
@ VOL 3
ON NOV 12, 2015
Jackie Kenyon is a dilettante sommelier and barista who works at the Krasl Art Center and resides in southwest Michigan. She is a lover of clean graphic design, classic literature and eclectic souls. She dreams of becoming a mermaid.
Jackie Kenyon talks about her thesis topic in Sculptors Anna Hyatt Huntington, Laura Gardin Fraser, and Sylvia Shaw Judson: A Comparison of Careers and Study of Cultural Milieu in Historic Sculpture
What Sculpture Gives to Me, What I Hope Sculpture Can Give to Everyone
BY BILL MCGRATH
@ VOL 3
ON MAY 12, 2016
Contemplating retirement after successive careers as an attorney then city administrator in his hometown of Batavia, Illinois, Bill McGrath has begun pursuing his love for art, specifically working in metal sculpture. Sculpture, like any artistic endeavor, presents the opportunity to express oneself to others, but also requires some emotional distance to remain true to one’s visions. He also shows how public art, sculpture in particular, can add to a community’s sense of place by speaking to values, history, and universal experiences, such as fear.
Some of My Favorite Things: Book Artists and Their Work
BY MARYANN RIKER
@ VOL 4
ON APR 15, 2016
Maryann Riker introduces us to the work of "Book Artists" who create sculptures from books through carving, collage and other techniques.
Drugs & Discipline: How Artists Get it Done
BY AMY ARSENIO
@ VOL 14
ON FEB 24, 2017
Amy Arsenio has a BA in Creative Writing and an MA in Information Studies. She has worked as a bookstore clerk, librarian (in five library systems!), and private investigator and is the mother of two little boys and lives in Toronto. Here she brings to us the strange and unusual habits which great artists used to drive their work.
History of Comics
BY HOPE NICHOLSON
@ VOL 33
ON FEB 22, 2018
Hope Nicholson thinks that her presentation wouldn't be inspiring as the others in PKN Winnipeg Vol. 33, but she does not fail to captivate the audience with an entertaining overview of 20 renowned female comic artists from the past 80 years.
SPACES Sculpture Trail
BY LISA BOLLINGER
@ VOL 5
ON MAR 29, 2018
Lisa Bollinger has been with Arts Huntsville for over four years and has served several roles, including her current position as Events Manager. Lisa coordinates events to include Concerts in the Park, Art Tour of Homes, the Monte Sano Arts Festival and Panoply and the most recent iteration of the SPACES Sculpture Trail in 2016, now getting ready for the next round in 2018. Lisa doesn’t consider herself an artist but embraces and enjoys coordinating and organizing art events and supporting and working closely with artists.