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CCC Hosts Uku-Aotearoa-The Spirit of Materials Cultural Exchange

Paihau (fin of a fish), 2013: Dorothy Waetford

Tall Hinaki 4, Kapowai Series; Dragonfly Lake, 2007; Colleen Waata Ulrich

Clatsop Community College is honored to present Uku-Aoteroa-The Spirit of Materials, a ten-day cultural exchange with six visiting indigenous Maori clay artists from Aotearoa, New Zealand. Invited artists include Colleen Waata Urlich, Baye Riddell, Dorothy Waetford, Todd Douglas, Carla Ruka, and Rhonda Halliday. These highly respected artists are supported by New Zealand Maori Art organizations, Creative New Zealand and Toi Maori Aotearoa to act as cultural representatives to communities around the world. The exchange will feature a series of events in the Astoria community that will provide a rare opportunity to interact with people from a unique indigenous culture.

A special exhibition of Maori clay artworks will be held in the CCC Art Center Gallery, 1799 Lexington Avenue, Astoria, from May 7 to July 30. This exhibit will open with a welcoming of the artists on Thursday,

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PROMINENT CHINESE CALLIGRAPHER COMES TO ASHLAND, OREGON TO BRIDGE CULTURES THROUGH ART

A Champagne Toast Will Honor Mr. Ma Weihua At Illahe Studios and Gallery, Friday June 3rd at 5:00 PM. A Short Demonstration By This Renowned International Artist, Will Follow.

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Preserving the photographic heritage of the Middle East

BEIRUT. When Bank of America Merrill Lynch launched its $1m conservation grant programme in May 2010, the Arab Image Foundation (AIF), a Beirut-based non-profit organisation, applied and hoped for the best. When the recipients were announced, the…

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