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ASHLAND GALLERY ASSOCIATION’S ANNUAL STUDENT ART SHOW BEGINS MARCH FIRST FRIDAY

Drawing by Kiri Boles

Special Event: Annual AGA Student Show – Twelve Galleries Feature Ashland High School Student Artists in March!

Drawing by Kiri Boles

Deep Blue, by William Crowley. All Rights Reserved, used by permission of the artist.

March First Friday will have a very special added attraction when the Ashland Gallery Association celebrates student art. Alongside art by well-known local, regional and national artists, a dozen galleries will feature works by creative young artists from the Ashland High School Art Department. During the First Friday Art Walk, the students will be present at their hosting gallery from 5:00-8:00 p.m. to proudly discuss their work. Throughout the month of March, visitors to participating galleries will be treated to paintings, drawings, fiber arts, woodworking and jewelry, as well as photography on display. All are invited and the community is encouraged to support these emerging artists by visiting the galleries. Pick up

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Advanced Luminous Mandala Workshop Student Work/May 5, 2012

On Saturday, Diane Tibbitts and I facilitated the “Luminous Mandala Advanced Workshop.”  We were so impressed with the deep healing that happened in the workshop as a result of the mandala drawing using meditation as a basis for the drawings.&n…

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Innovation: The Key to America’s Leading Edge

Those who insist America’s position in the world is being diminished by global competition bombard us daily in the media. Fear, doubt, and worry are generated by a panic-stricken fear mongers who blame America’s schools for failing to prepare students to rise to the competitive challenge. I take issue with the idea that America’s schools […]

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Arts in Healthcare: Creativity for the Health of It

Do the arts really make a difference in health and wellness? Artists, architects, creative arts therapists, doctors, and art curators think so; this week they joined other grassroots advocates to state their case to Congress on National Arts Advocacy D…

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Arts in Healthcare: Creativity for the Health of It

Do the arts really make a difference in health and wellness? Artists, architects, creative arts therapists, doctors, and art curators think so; this week they joined other grassroots advocates to state their case to Congress on National Arts Advocacy D…

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