Art work – Jeanspezial http://jeanspezial.com/ Sat, 25 Jun 2022 22:20:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://jeanspezial.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/icon-2-150x150.png Art work – Jeanspezial http://jeanspezial.com/ 32 32 An insider’s guide to the artwork at the Ion https://jeanspezial.com/an-insiders-guide-to-the-artwork-at-the-ion/ Fri, 24 Jun 2022 11:05:15 +0000 https://jeanspezial.com/an-insiders-guide-to-the-artwork-at-the-ion/ By day, the Ion in Midtown buzzes with activity. ExxonMobil, Microsoft and Baker Botts LLP are among tenants who have already moved into the 266,000 square foot facility, better known as the former Sears building. At night, after the worker bees leave, two Houston performers hope the residents of the community will drop by and […]]]>

By day, the Ion in Midtown buzzes with activity. ExxonMobil, Microsoft and Baker Botts LLP are among tenants who have already moved into the 266,000 square foot facility, better known as the former Sears building.

At night, after the worker bees leave, two Houston performers hope the residents of the community will drop by and play for a while. As part of the Ion District Art Advisory Council’s first “Eye On Art Program”, Preston Gaines and Lina Dib have created art installations that reimagine store windows inspired, in part, by department store nostalgia.

“The historic Sears building built in 1929 was remodeled in the 60s and 70s to what it was before the Ion,” says Gaines. “My first thought was a tribute to the pop art era. Many features of the building are pop and art deco. When Gensler did the renovation, they emphasized the original features instead of defacing them. demolish or cover them.”

His installation is called “Fantasy Landscape (Inanimate Nature)”. It’s interactive; a projection shows the viewer connecting with digital flowers cascading from the ceiling.

Close examination reveals three layers and a color story: white and pink steel flowers, green plants and muted panels.

Gaines was influenced by the ornate sofas a mid-century woman might have owned. His piece mixes old materials – vinyl and rubber – with a new, modern and modular structure. No glue or screws were used. And yes, those plants in her window are real. He waters them once a week.

On one such occasion, a group of older black women passed by and reflected on the nostalgic effect of “Fantasy Landscape.” “For them, window displays were a seasonal thing in the heyday of Sears. Kind of like a big show,” Gaines said. “They showed such appreciation for my work; it reminded them of the building in its original state. Moments like this matter the most.”

Its installation works best after sunset. This is when visitors can see themselves in an augmented reality. Gaines suggests stretching out your arms and waving them like tree branches in the wind. The idea is that “Fantasy Landscape” gives children and adults a sense of joy.

“Honestly, have fun,” he said.

His work and that of Dib will be exhibited until September. After that, two new installations go up in November. Ion and Rice Management Co. recently issued a call for Houston-based artists and artist teams to submit new showcase proposals.

Piper Faust, Public Art Consultant, is leading the research as part of the Ion District Art Advisory Council. Other members include creative community leaders Michelle Barnes, Robert Hodge, Marsha Dorsey-Outlaw, Theresa Escobedo, Frank Spicer and Janice Bond.

“We received 60 applications for the first round”, explains Faust. “We’re looking for someone who looks to windows for contextual, site-specific work. We don’t want someone hanging up a painting.”

There are plenty of paintings inside the building, however. The Lawndale Art Center lent 16 works to the “Eye On Art Program”. Most of the rooms border a hallway on the common office floor, which has been dubbed the “lending library hallway”.

Sports fans should head to Level 6. This is where two dozen soccer balls, each 36 inches in diameter, hang out as part of the Art of Soccer campaign. There are 50 large size ceramic balls in total; many are scattered across the city. They were commissioned by local businesses, civic leaders and charities to raise funds and support Houston’s bid for the 2026 World Cup. Sponsorship levels for each ball hovered around the $10,000 mark; well-known artists such as Gonzo247 and Donkeeboy have been tapped to make it #HoustonStrong.

Some companies, like Chevron, have taken on the art commissions. The Energy Industry Company Corner at the Ion has two Emily Ding murals in its space. In keeping with the building’s unofficial theme, Ding used spray paint and acrylic on gypsum to bring a tropical scene inside.

Faust wants potential Eye On Art Program applicants to know that nature-based proposals are not a requirement. The recurring pattern happened naturally. A $20,000 grant is awarded to accepted artists to help bring their vision to fruition.

Dib was eight months pregnant with her second child when her installation, “Self-Portrait in the Garden”, was completed.

“I was connecting with nature, but I was also using a lot of technology,” she recalls. “I explored that other side of me – the antithesis of me. So a lot of the pieces are artificial. This piece was really exploring that extreme of Astroturf and (plastic) flamingos. Think nature, but also how we separated ourselves from her.”

Similar to Gaines, Dib wants viewers to interact with the artwork. There are also three components in “Self-Portrait”: greenery, sea and sky. As visitors move past each scene, the landscape recedes to reveal the image of the human. When the person stops moving, nature takes over the reflection.

His piece is motion-activated. Sometimes it’s a passerby, other times it’s a train. The wallpaper lining offers a retro feel to the otherwise futuristic vibe.

And “Self-Portrait” is playable at different times of the day, though late-night viewers may have the best luck.

“The Sears building and this whole neighborhood has a lot of history. With erasure, we erase things, but people leave traces of our past, but also the past of a place,” Dib says. “A lot of my work thinks about remembering and creating something new, while some parts are also delayed. With the beach image, there is a delay, playing with temporality and what there are layers underneath, especially when it comes to this building which has new life and also a story.”

amber.elliott@chron.com

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IPL 2022: MS Dhoni collects SPECIAL ARTWORK featuring Dhoni and Ziva https://jeanspezial.com/ipl-2022-ms-dhoni-collects-special-artwork-featuring-dhoni-and-ziva/ Sat, 04 Jun 2022 18:05:33 +0000 https://jeanspezial.com/ipl-2022-ms-dhoni-collects-special-artwork-featuring-dhoni-and-ziva/ IPL 2022: Chennai Super Kings Captain MS Dhoni once again showed his heart of gold as he greeted his fans after the IPL. The former Indian captain made the trip to Erode to recover a work which represented him and his daughter Ziva. Follow Indian cricket news and updates on Insidesport.IN Deepak Chahar Reception: Deepak […]]]>

IPL 2022: Chennai Super Kings Captain MS Dhoni once again showed his heart of gold as he greeted his fans after the IPL. The former Indian captain made the trip to Erode to recover a work which represented him and his daughter Ziva. Follow Indian cricket news and updates on Insidesport.IN

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IPL 2022: Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni surprises his fans once again, collects SPECIAL ARTWORK featuring Dhoni and Ziva – See Pics

MS Dhoni personally went to Erode Junction station to collect a fan made job of him and his daughter. The handloom shop, run by an ardent cricket fan, featured a piece of fabric art designed by MS Dhoni and his daughter Ziva.

Upon hearing the news, Dhoni was touched and contacted the authorities, before personally going to the store and collecting the artwork. Check the pictures here:

IPL 2022: Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni surprises his fans once again, collects SPECIAL ARTWORK featuring Dhoni and Ziva – See Pics

The news comes days after Dhoni personally took the time to meet a specially disabled fan at Ranchi Airport. In an Instagram post, the specially disabled fan expressed her gratitude, thanking the CSK captain for taking his precious time to meet her. She revealed that MS Dhoni was kind and gentle and could not express her joy in words.

IPL 2022: Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni surprises his fans once again, collects SPECIAL ARTWORK featuring Dhoni and Ziva – See Pics

On a personal note, it wasn’t the best of campaigns for MS Dhoni and CSK as the defending champions finished 9th with only four wins to their name. Dhoni, who handed over the captaincy to Ravindra Jadeja before the season, returned to the helm midway through the season but couldn’t stop the slide in what was only their second season without reaching the playoffs. playoffs.

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DeKalb senior recognized for his artistic work | The star https://jeanspezial.com/dekalb-senior-recognized-for-his-artistic-work-the-star/ Thu, 26 May 2022 04:00:00 +0000 https://jeanspezial.com/dekalb-senior-recognized-for-his-artistic-work-the-star/ WATERLOO – As she prepares to graduate from DeKalb High School and pursue the next chapter of her life at Savannah College or Art and Design in Georgia, senior Ava Harris is enjoying recognition for her artistic work at the regional. Harris, of Auburn, was recently announced as the recipient of a $4,000 grant for […]]]>

WATERLOO – As she prepares to graduate from DeKalb High School and pursue the next chapter of her life at Savannah College or Art and Design in Georgia, senior Ava Harris is enjoying recognition for her artistic work at the regional.

Harris, of Auburn, was recently announced as the recipient of a $4,000 grant for her animation work promoting the baby boxes.

A baby box legally allows a mother in crisis to hand over a baby in a safe, secure and anonymous way if she is unable to care for the newborn.

Harris will receive the Woodburn Baby Box Association scholarship, she said.

Its animated video shows a young mother picking up her baby and placing it in a baby box at a fire station. The infant is then recovered safely by a firefighter.

Harris said she made the animated video in memory of a friend who died in an accident at the age of 14.

“I made an animation on how baby boxes work. I made this one at home on my computer using a program. It took about three days to complete. There were over 90 images,” Harris said.

She hopes that her animation will be used to promote baby boxes.

Also recently, an artwork by Harris exhibited at the FAME Festival in Fort Wayne received special recognition from Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry.

The work was a drawing by Albert Einstein and was created during Harris’ classes at Pancner’s Art School in Fort Wayne. Harris attends the class every Monday and has studied there since she was around 9 years old, she said. She also took art classes while a student at DeKalb, she added.

“I want to get into animation and video game design,” Harris said of the goals.

“My dreams of pursuing the arts… I want to present perspectives to people and inspire them with stories through art. So I hope they have something to resonate with.

Harris credits her mother, Nikki Prichard, for encouraging her in her pursuits.

“She is so supportive of me and she does a lot to make sure I get noticed and make sure I get in on things…And the rest of my family really cares about me,” she said with a broad smile.

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A 4,000 square meter work of art will cover one of Vienna’s tallest buildings https://jeanspezial.com/a-4000-square-meter-work-of-art-will-cover-one-of-viennas-tallest-buildings/ Mon, 16 May 2022 12:10:46 +0000 https://jeanspezial.com/a-4000-square-meter-work-of-art-will-cover-one-of-viennas-tallest-buildings/ A 4,000 square meter work of art will cover one of Vienna’s tallest buildings The Ringturm has been used as a giant canvas since 2006. After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, it will be wrapped in Hungarian artist Dora Maurer’s artwork titled “Together”. Last week, the Ringturm (Ring Tower) in Vienna loved a new […]]]>

A 4,000 square meter work of art will cover one of Vienna’s tallest buildings

The Ringturm has been used as a giant canvas since 2006. After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, it will be wrapped in Hungarian artist Dora Maurer’s artwork titled “Together”.

Last week, the Ringturm (Ring Tower) in Vienna loved a new artistic layer – a 4000 square meter work of art under the title “Together”. The Ringturm is Vienna’s very first high-rise office building, built in the 1950s and was the city’s second-tallest building at the time, only surpassed by St. Stephen’s Cathedral.

In 2006 the rather dated façade of the tower was redesigned as a huge canvas and every year since then it has been covered in a new and huge work of art every year. The last time, however, the tower’s gray exterior featured some color was in 2019, as the practice took a break during the pandemic.

The art tower, a symbol of hope and cohesion

The Ringturm has been the headquarters of the Wiener Städtische – Vienna Insurance Group since its conception. Its design was new by Austrian standards and was inspired by Norbert Liebermann, the company’s managing director.

He emigrated to the United States during World War II and the National Socialist regime in Austria and returned with an appreciation for the usefulness of skyscrapers. The tower itself is meant to symbolize the reconstruction of Austria, after the war, as a powerful and visible example of the future.

In 2006, after half a century, the bland exterior of the tower was redesigned as a space for art. Every summer, Ringturm was wrapped with 30 printed mesh panels, covering an area of ​​4,000 square meters. The impressive list of artists includes well-established Austrian designers like Arnulf Rainer and Gottfried Helnwein, as well as foreign ones, like Serbs, Croats and Bulgarians.

This year, the artwork was created by Dora Maurer, a Hungarian visual artist who is part of the Hungarian neo-avant-garde movement. His piece “Together” is meant to represent the multifaceted and colorful nature of Central Europe, and is also a symbol of cross-border dialogue.

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Artwork by Lorain Schools students on display at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport – Morning Journal https://jeanspezial.com/artwork-by-lorain-schools-students-on-display-at-cleveland-hopkins-international-airport-morning-journal/ Mon, 09 May 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://jeanspezial.com/artwork-by-lorain-schools-students-on-display-at-cleveland-hopkins-international-airport-morning-journal/ When Cleveland Hopkins International Airport called for entries for a new exhibition for its Youth Art Gallery, young artists from Lorain City Schools responded in force. The result is that 17 of the 50 works currently on display come from student artists at Longfellow and Southview colleges. The young artists’ work was selected from hundreds […]]]>

When Cleveland Hopkins International Airport called for entries for a new exhibition for its Youth Art Gallery, young artists from Lorain City Schools responded in force.

The result is that 17 of the 50 works currently on display come from student artists at Longfellow and Southview colleges.

The young artists’ work was selected from hundreds of submissions from across Northeast Ohio for the Art of Self-Portraiture exhibit on display by May 2023 near the airport’s baggage claim area .

The CLE art program attracts the eyes of millions of visitors every year.

Jacqueline Murdock, an art teacher at Longfellow and the district’s visual arts coordinator, said the students embraced the theme of self-portraiture, encouraging them to “think outside the box and find their own personal voice.”

“Longfellow students took individual approaches to their works. All of the students had mirrors to look at as they created them,” Murdock said. “No one at Longfellow used electronics to enlarge their images from photos. They used their own personal art style to create their own. Hence the differences in the artwork.

“The content – the messages they try to convey in their works – is just as important as the form. That’s what real artists do.

Jacqueline Murdock, an art teacher at Longfellow and the district’s visual arts coordinator, said students like Joslyn Lauterbach, who created this self-portrait, were encouraged to “think outside the box and find their own voice.” Joslyn’s work is one of 50 works selected to be exhibited at the Youth Art Gallery at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. (photo sent)

Murdock said she used examples of high school student portraits at the 2022 Lorain County School Art Fair as part of the inspiration for her students’ self-portraits.

“The pieces that stand out are the ones that show the artists’ individual style,” she said.

Amanda Kubicki, a visual arts teacher at Southview, said getting her students to do self-portraits was easy, especially given their world today.

“I just asked them to find a selfie they felt confident in,” Kubicki said. “That was all the inspiration they needed. Students are constantly taking selfies, so it wasn’t too much of a hassle for most of them.

“I personally feel that all the portraits embodied their personality. I am proud of all the students who made these portraits.

Cleveland Hopkins will host an opening reception for the new youth exhibit at 4:30 p.m. on May 20.

Student artists in this year’s exhibition include Serenity Taylor of Longfellow, Audrya Arroyo, Joslyn Lauterbach, Jousleirys Villaneuva and Javian Contreras, as well as Rilee Sexton of Southview, Brandon Chambers, Chelsea Wright, Leah Scarvelli, Junior Rivera, Janiya Torres, Isabelle Moore-Sexton, Valeria Maldonado, Hezalana Davila, Robbie Shaw, Rowan Wolfe and Jasmin Rivera.

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W. Patrick McCray – Making Art Work: How Cold War Engineers and Artists Forged a New Creative Culture https://jeanspezial.com/w-patrick-mccray-making-art-work-how-cold-war-engineers-and-artists-forged-a-new-creative-culture/ Wed, 20 Apr 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://jeanspezial.com/w-patrick-mccray-making-art-work-how-cold-war-engineers-and-artists-forged-a-new-creative-culture/ artbooktechnology Retweet this Share on Facebook W. Patrick McCray – Making Art Work: How Cold War Engineers and Artists Forged a New Creative Culture The MIT Press, ISBN: 978-0262044257, English, 384 pages, 2020, USA With all the research and publications that have emerged recently, we could proclaim a new field of research: the “Early Art […]]]>

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The MIT Press, ISBN: 978-0262044257, English, 384 pages, 2020, USA

With all the research and publications that have emerged recently, we could proclaim a new field of research: the “Early Art and Technology Studies”. This book faithfully reconstructs the important events and protagonists of the 1960s, focusing on the convergence of engineers and artists who produced revolutionary electronic art. This period can be considered as the beginning of the materialization of what we could today call “digital creativity”. The first chapter is about Frank Malina, the founder of Leonardo magazine and famous kinetic artist who broke traditions, applying his engineering skills to what he called “the art game”. Billy Klüver, the founder of the institution EAT (Experiments in Art and Technology), is at the center of the third chapter. Here, all known events and pioneering organizations are reconstructed with precise facts and eloquent photographs: the series of happenings “9 Evenings”, the futuristic “Pepsi Pavilion” and the famous exhibitions “Art and Technology at LACMA”, “Cybernetic Serendipity and “Software”, among many others. A perfect complement to books such as “Technocrats of the Imagination”, it is a well-researched and accessible history of the interrelationship between technology and art that produced revolutionary processes, hybrid minds and ideas.


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Four POB students have artwork on display in Albany https://jeanspezial.com/four-pob-students-have-artwork-on-display-in-albany/ Thu, 14 Apr 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://jeanspezial.com/four-pob-students-have-artwork-on-display-in-albany/ By Editorial team | on April 14, 2022 Four student artists from Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School had their artwork featured in the New York State Art Teachers Association (NYSATA) 2022 Legislative Exhibit. Students Erin Donovan, Sophie Heichman, Gabriella Plevretes and Kayla Fischer had their pieces selected for display alongside works […]]]>

Four student artists from Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School had their artwork featured in the New York State Art Teachers Association (NYSATA) 2022 Legislative Exhibit.

Students Erin Donovan, Sophie Heichman, Gabriella Plevretes and Kayla Fischer had their pieces selected for display alongside works by students from across the state. Kayla and Gabriella worked with Art Professor Linda Curran, while Sophie and Erin worked with Professor Kelly Verdi, who is also Co-Chair of NYSATA Region 9 (Nassau County).

“We are proud here at POBJFKHS to provide our art students with the opportunity to be involved in local, state and national art exhibitions and competitions,” said Diana Beltrani, Deputy Director of POBJFKHS. “We are always delighted to learn that students have been selected to exhibit their work! Congratulations to the students of this year’s NYSATA Legislative Art Exhibit. Your creativity and hard work inspires us and makes us #POBProud!”

The Legislative Exhibition, normally held each spring in the Albany Legislative Office Building, is the largest public display of student artwork in a public building in the nation. This year it will remain virtual due to the Covid-19 pandemic; but students, families, and administrators can visit nysata.memberclicks.net/legislativeexhibit to view student work online.

“I personally love working with the NYS Art Teachers Association on projects that support the achievement and creativity of our students,” said Dr. Ben Wiley, Director of K-12 Art and Digital Education. for Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District. “In addition to this show, NYSATA is involved in teacher professional development, arts advocacy, and student scholarships. Overall, we are happy for our students, as well as being a member district of NYSATA and their continued support of the arts in our schools.

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Leanne Renee talks about her art Savannah GA, works at Lone Wolf Lounge https://jeanspezial.com/leanne-renee-talks-about-her-art-savannah-ga-works-at-lone-wolf-lounge/ Wed, 30 Mar 2022 11:30:15 +0000 https://jeanspezial.com/leanne-renee-talks-about-her-art-savannah-ga-works-at-lone-wolf-lounge/ People who really like Savannah often romanticize her. That’s not a bad thing. When “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil” author John Berendt discovered his love for the city of hostesses, we were left with a book and film that drew people from all over the world. In her own way, artist Leanne […]]]>

People who really like Savannah often romanticize her. That’s not a bad thing.

When “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil” author John Berendt discovered his love for the city of hostesses, we were left with a book and film that drew people from all over the world.

In her own way, artist Leanne Renee does the same thing but in the form of illustration.

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“If The Peanuts and Franz Kafka had a Sunday brunch, that’s basically what I’m producing,” she said.

Leanne Renee’s work is both autobiographical and observational. His style often alludes to New Yorker cartoons or old newspaper comics.

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Photo art work is part of who I am, says Tara https://jeanspezial.com/photo-art-work-is-part-of-who-i-am-says-tara/ Wed, 09 Mar 2022 08:00:00 +0000 https://jeanspezial.com/photo-art-work-is-part-of-who-i-am-says-tara/ Photographer Tara Smyth is originally from South Africa but has lived in Omagh for 19 years. She is currently exhibiting some of her photographic work as part of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council’s ‘Art in Your Pocket’ exhibition, which is currently on display at the Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen. Here, she talks to The Impartial Reporter […]]]>

Photographer Tara Smyth is originally from South Africa but has lived in Omagh for 19 years.

She is currently exhibiting some of her photographic work as part of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council’s ‘Art in Your Pocket’ exhibition, which is currently on display at the Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen.

Here, she talks to The Impartial Reporter about her journey in art and photography, what inspires her work, and what her art means to her.

What is your artistic background? Are you self-taught or did you go to art school / take classes?

I studied a BTEC National Diploma in General Art and Design in Derry between 1991 and 1993 after completing my GCSE in Omagh.

In 2014 I completed BTEC Level 3 in Graphic Design with South West College (SWC) Omagh, and in 2020 I completed NCFE Level 2 in Photography.

What inspires your work?

My current work is inspired by nature and the world around us; everything from landscapes to architecture – see ‘Ashford Estate Cong’ and ‘Mary’s Tree’.

What are your biggest influences?

The biggest influences on my photographic work are Imogen Cunningham (1883-1976), Rinko Kawauchi (1972), Darren Almond (1971) and Thomas Joshua Cooper (1948).

Is there a specific place where you do your work?

As my work mainly concerns photography, at the moment the majority of my work takes place outdoors. I will usually have a camera with me wherever I go, just in case inspiration strikes!

However, I also have a softbox that I use for macro photography, which I set up on my kitchen table.

I use a film scanner and a computer for post-production work; this is also done from the kitchen table.

What has been your most ambitious project to date?

My most ambitious project to date has been my images which are currently on display in the ‘Art in Your Pocket’ exhibition at the Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen; mainly because of the macro aspect of the images, and deciding how to present the images on brushed aluminum to add to their graphic and minimalist aesthetic.

What different art mediums do you use and which is your favorite?

In the past I would have painted and produced monochrome prints in oil, acrylic and watercolor.

After joining the Omagh photography club with my eldest in 2019, I bought my first DSLR camera, and since then I’ve been hooked on the photography process.

I particularly like silver photography. I also like to incorporate mixed media with printed images – see ‘Rhoda’.

What are you currently working on?

Right now I’m working on building up a collection of images using my Holga 120 camera and learning how to process my own film before scanning and digitally developing it.

Do you exhibit your work somewhere?

I am a member of the Solas Art Gallery in Ballinamore where I have exhibited many times, and in 2020 I had a solo exhibition.

I am currently exhibiting as previously mentioned at the Ardhowen Theater as part of the Art in Your Pocket exhibition.

I exhibit regularly at the Strule Arts Center in Omagh, where I held my first solo exhibition in 2017.

I also exhibited with Belfast Exposed 2021.

New artistic adventures planned for 2022?

For 2022, I would like to develop my photographic work and hope to exhibit in the exhibitions of the members of the Solas Art Gallery which will take place throughout the year.

What has been your favorite project so far?

My favorite project so far has definitely been making the jump to analog photography.

I love the whole process and enjoy the challenge of having to slow down and really look before I click the shutter, although I still like to use my digital camera for more graphic images, like my macro work; see ‘Brin’ and ‘Garlic’.

What do you do when you’re not creating art?

When I’m not creating, I like to cook. I’m a big fan of flavors, so I’m always on the lookout for different recipes!

How would you describe your artistic style?

I think my art style is two-fold – on the one hand it’s very dreamlike in atmosphere, especially in my analog work; on the other hand it is quite graphic and detailed.

There’s also a dramatic feel to it, especially in my post-processing with color and texture.

What does your art represent for you?

My art means a lot to me – it’s part of who I am. After college I took a break from creating for over 20 years and always felt a part of me was missing.

I’m definitely the happiest when I’m creating, and I can only hope that anyone who sees my work can get a feel for it.

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Student artwork is on display with a mural at the 2Max FM building https://jeanspezial.com/student-artwork-is-on-display-with-a-mural-at-the-2max-fm-building/ Thu, 03 Mar 2022 04:01:37 +0000 https://jeanspezial.com/student-artwork-is-on-display-with-a-mural-at-the-2max-fm-building/ Parkes MP Mark Coulton recently officially unveiled an impressive mural on the facade of the 2Max FM building in Narrabri. Readers may have noticed the colorful mural, which reflects the various attributes of the area. Images of cotton and sheep with spectacular sawn rocks. “This mural was created by three 8th graders from Narrabri High […]]]>

Parkes MP Mark Coulton recently officially unveiled an impressive mural on the facade of the 2Max FM building in Narrabri.

Readers may have noticed the colorful mural, which reflects the various attributes of the area.

Images of cotton and sheep with spectacular sawn rocks.

“This mural was created by three 8th graders from Narrabri High School, Isabella Keys, Samantha Westman and Caitlyn Taylor, whose design was chosen following a competition within the high school,” Coulton said. .

“The artwork is fantastic and perfectly captures Narrabri County, making it a welcoming entry for the local community radio station.”

The radio station’s vice president, Jeff Cloake, gave a short but thoughtful speech thanking the contributors.

Mr Cloake thanked Inland Rail for their “generous funding” and Mr Coulton for his “dedication to supporting community radio”.

“Thank you to Narrabri High School students Isabella, Samantha and Caitlyn for designing the artwork and Turner Signs for turning it into the exhibit you see today,” he said.

The artwork was made possible by a $2,984 grant for sponsorships and donations from the Inland Rail community and other eligible local groups and organizations were encouraged to apply for the grants.

Manager Cassie Boyd said 2Max FM applied for the grant to retrofit the facade of the community radio station building in May 2020, with the goal of encouraging input from Narrabri County youth.

2MaxFM approached Narrabri High School art teachers and discussed how the students could design the artwork for the mural.

Students were invited to submit their ideas to 2MaxFM, and the radio station then ran a Facebook promotion asking the community to vote for their favorite work.

The three most popular designs were presented to the 2MaxFM committee who made the final decision.

Due to COVID, the project took longer than originally planned, however, it is now fully displayed for the community to enjoy.

“It’s a wonderful sight to see the students’ artwork as you walk down Barwan Street,” said Ms. Boyd.

“We made sure to include the signatures of the students who designed the artwork, the high school crest and the Inland Rail logo to thank everyone involved in the project.

“2MaxFM would also like to acknowledge Inland Rail’s support of this project.”

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