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Fix & Finish with Silvia Trujillo

Fix & Finish with Silvia Trujillo at Roigue Gallery, August 18, 2017

Fix & Finish with Silvia Trujillo Rogue Gallery & Art Ctr is hosting a new class this Sat & Sun: it’s somewhere in between a workshop and an art evaluation. Bring your previous works which might need a bit of improvement for completion, or maybe just add a few finishing touches to make that painting sing! Fix and Finish with Silvia Trujillo Saturday and Sunday, August 19-20,10am-2pm

All painting media and skill levels welcome! “Fix and/or Finish” a painting by figuring out what will benefit those pieces that are not quite working, or start a new project. The instructor will help with composition, color, and techniques to guide viewers’ eyes through your painting. Silvia has a wide range of experience with different styles and media, and will help you in mastering yours.

MEMBERS $75 NON-MEMBERS $90 Students to bring pieces to be fixed and finished and the materials they

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Will changing your Facebook profile picture do anything for marriage equality? | PsySociety, Scientific American Blog Network

As SCOTUS debates the constitutionality of Proposition 8 and DOMA this week, Facebook users all over the nation have become part of a burgeoning social media trend. Supporters of marriage equality have been changing their profile pictures to the icon on the left, a version of the Human Rights Campaign logo designed specifically to indicate …

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Arts Education Must Exist Beyond Evaluation, Measurement, and Standards

I’ll be the first to admit it. I’m only passingly familiar with many of the theories and practices of arts education. Teaching visual art classes is in my distant, hazy professional background, but my career since then has been in managing community arts education programs and the capable, expert staff who deliver them. It’s certainly […]

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Public Art & Community Attachment

Working in the field of public art automatically puts us in touch with the public, art, and its social context. In fact, public art may be one of a community’s most overlooked and underappreciated cultural assets; it’s accessible “on the street”, any time, free to all, without a ticket, and diverse in content. It can […]

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Thinking About the Impact of Public Art

I was impressed that so many posts during the Blog Salon have tackled the challenge of assessing the impact of public art—a particularly challenging area for building indicators of impact. Several years ago I heard Richard Florida describe public art in terms of community image when making a point about vital cities, i.e. those that […]

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Are You Worried About Your Arts Education Program’s Future?

Anyone with their eyes open today can’t help but wonder if those “gloom and doomers” might at least be partly right — should we be worried for our organizations’ survival? And if so, with many arts organizations closing their doors, what we do to keep ours open? CREATIVE PRAGMATISM For decades now, arts programs have […]

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Lessons in Innovation from “Door 2 Door”

All in all, our “Door 2 Door” program was a success. There are some hilarious failures to talk about, which include a prospect calling the police after suspicions of terrorism and the group dancing on the lawn of a prospect that had security cameras – all of the types of mishaps you can imagine when […]

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