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Telluride Plein Air ~ Homeward through Silverton & Bryce Canyon

Starting homeward day, a bitter sweet air floats in the breeze today. We start on our trip home, leaving my beloved T-ride. Yet our travels in the westerly direction hold adventures too. So, off we go.Because I’d left my favorite and best gortex coat i…

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Telluride Plein Air ~ From Lake to Parade to Class

This journal spread covers a lot of territory in our Colorado Summer. First we attempt a second 4-wheel drive up Tomboy – – and WOW – – even Roland eventually opts to turn around after facing giant lopsided granite rocks in the road. I’m rather relieve…

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Telluride Plein Air ~ Quick Draw & ArtWalk

Well, I have been missing. Apologies … I’m committing to post at least twice weekly ’til current. So here goes … back to the Telluride Road Trip and a week’s drinking in the Plein Air Event there (Note this was July 2, 2013!)!THIS was one of my fav…

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Telluride Plein Air ~ A Birthday and a Tomboy Road Trip

This June 30, 2013 on our Telluride trip was mostly a delight. Up early with the bug to go do some of my very own plein air painting. T’wasn’t all from enthusiasm . . . I seemed to be experiencing some lack of flow. Yep, happens to us all apparently. I…

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Telluride Plein Air ~ En Route and Arrival

We leave Moab, Utah early for the last leg of our road trip to Telluride, Colorado. The road repair avails us more time to drink in and photo the changing terrain. As we near Colorado, the landscape becomes more arid and we hit pockets of small communi…

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Some "Sweet-est Favorites" before Flying Off to Telluride Reunion

This has gotta be one of my happiest memory journal pages. Following some trips or events I like to just sit down after the fact and nest into what was the very, very “favorite-est” parts of that time. It is with this page I did just that for my “Women…

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Broad Range of Current Artist Opportunities from CaFE™

New opportunities are listed on CaFE™, and many application deadlines are approaching. See what new opportunities you can apply to below. You can login to CaFE here or go to www.callforentry.org to apply to one of these opportunities.

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City of Seattle: SPU Atmosphere and Weather Related Portable Works – DEADLINE: 1/28/2013 Jury Fee: $0.00

The Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities, invites artists to submit images of two-dimensional or three-dimensional artwork depicting weather-related or atmospheric phenomena for a competitive direct purchase for SPU’s Portable Works Collection. Artwork should reference air, water, temperature or light. and may or may not be representational. Artists working in color are encouraged to apply. The artwork must be available for purchase. Purchases are chosen by a panel of arts professionals who are charged with selecting high-quality artwork that reflects diversity of expression. The call

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Filming the Indigenous Experience

January 18, 2012 By Rebecca Gross Poster courtesy of International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management The International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management doesn’t exactly bear a name that screams arts organization. And that’s because it isn’t one: it’s a research and policy center that seeks to give greater agency to Native-American communities. Yet the Denver-based […]

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A report from WESTAF on “Engaging the Now”

November 28, 2011 by Shannon Daut, Deputy Director, WESTAF “Question Mark Phoenix” by Mark Blumenthal via Flickr In 2009 the country was being raked by the uncertain winds of deep recession, change rooted in the adoption of new technologies, and a seeming repositioning of participation in the nonprofit arts in the United States. With uncertainty […]

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Can’t Stop Creative Conversations

As we enter the third week of National Arts and Humanities Month, I would just like to thank all the local community leaders who have participated in our Creative Conversations! Already, Creative Conversations have sparked local dialogue that is helping to unify groups of individuals engaged in arts and culture. These events help spur advocacy […]

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