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Yellowstone Geyser, Opus 1

Yellowstone Geyser: Opus 1 ~ Original Landscape Painting by Stefan Baumann 12×18 Oil on Linen Framing Framed in Gold and Wood Signed Lower Right – Baumann  Monogram GV  Date: 2013 Provenance This painting of a Yellowstone geyser was painted between two storms en plein air in 2013 in Yellowstone National Park. Since this majestic white-cap geyser erupts every 12 hours, I painted the base of the geyser first, then waited for the eruption and captured it as it was happening. Price $2,050 If you wish to acquire this fine original oil painting for your collection of art from the National Parks, please…

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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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Organic Nation Spirits Year in Review

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Here we are at the end of another year of crafting organic liquors. Of course, it has been an interesting year here at Cascade Peak Spirits Distillery (CPS) with trials & tribulations and exciting possibilities!

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What Would Business Investment in Arts Education Look Like?

This blog continues my conversation with Harvey White that took place during the “Heating Up STEM to STEAM” session at the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention earlier this summer. Read Mr. White’s initial comments here. Sen. Stan Rosenberg: “No, it’s not dumb, but I also want to do a little counterpoint here to see […]

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The Arts Innovation Challenge

Why is it so rare to find successful examples of innovation and entrepreneurism in the arts industry in America? The arts industry, after all, is filled with creative individuals who are working in a country that idolizes the lone entrepreneur business leader (Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, etc…). After watching this video about Google […]

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