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The Artist’s Voice, June-July 2013

We are very excited to share the latest issue of our newsletter The Artist’s Voice. It now has a new look by the new editor Ingrid Karazincir. Click here to read The Artist’s Voice This issue includes amazing stories about artists, their work, and how art impacts peoples’ lives. You will be moved by Denise Kester’s story of […]

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eARTh Day News from Leah Mebane!

Earth Day Painted Hands

eARTh day 2013 news from Leah Mebane

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The Art Inspector: Saving the Earth by Changing Art

The Art Inspector

Architecture has adopted LEED Performance design into standard practice, and Industrial Design begins with thinking about the end of life of a product and how to leave the least amount of impact on the environment. Both of these industries fought for decades, since the 1970s, against changing habits, systems and academic content. Resistors during the transformation proclaimed they would all go out of business; it was impossible to get all stakeholders on board; and they didn’t want to be creatively strangled. This shared history of transforming creative industry leads us to a problem we are facing within the Art world. Can artists change the way they create work to make a healthier planet? Personally, I believe so…

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Earth Art & Paint Summer Newsletter

Earth Art & Paint Summer Newsletter Children’s Earth Paint, not just for children! After teaching nature-inspired art classes over the past Summer, I’ve discovered that adults are having just as much fun with the water soluble Earth Paints as children! From making leaf print stationary and painting flower pots to decorating wooden frames and large garden rocks, the fun can be enjoyed by all ages.

Summer Art Project: Sea Shell Collages Have you ever wondered what you’ll do with that bag of shells that you’ve been collecting at beaches for years? Here ya go… 1. Paint shells with Earth Paints 2. Glue to a scrap piece of wood or stiff board in pretty patterns or in shape of animals, flowers, people, etc. * Toddler Option: Instead of gluing them down, let your toddler sort, arrange, and put them in different containers. My 2 ½ year old was occupied

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ROGUE GALLERY AND ART CENTER WINTER/ SPRING 2012 ART CLASSES

Professional or amateur, young or old – there’s a class for everyone who wants to explore art through the Rogue Gallery & Art Center this Winter. Diverse art classes and workshops feature traditional and new art techniques taught by professional artist/educators at affordable prices.

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