TUESDAYMOTIVATION: HENRY WINKLER

"I live by two words: tenacity and gratitude." - Henry Winkler What two words best describe your creative practice? Let us know on...

NEA NATIONAL HERITAGE FELLOWSHIP TRIBUTE VIDEO: LINDA GOSS

A video tribute focusing on the work and career of 2019 NEA National Heritage Fellow Linda Goss - “Mama Linda” - master storyteller,...

 
 
 

NEA NATIONAL HERITAGE FELLOWSHIP TRIBUTE VIDEO: RICH SMOKER

A video tribute focusing on the work and career of 2019 NEA National Heritage Fellow Rich Smoker, master wildlife decoy carver.

ART TALK WITH LITERATURE FELLOW HUGH MARTIN

It's difficult to imagine finding poetry in makeshift latrines or tear gas basic training, but Hugh Martin has done it. A 2019 Literature...

 
 
 

NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS STATEMENT ON ERNEST GAINES

It is with great sadness that the National Endowment for the Arts acknowledges the death of author Ernest Gaines, recipient of a 2012...

DANIEL MASON

Novelist and physician Daniel Mason third novel tells of a doctor's coming of age during World War I.

 
 
 

TAKING NOTE: HOW DO WE READ? LET'S COUNT THE WAYS

The corporate sponsors of a marketing study called “The Infinite Dial” describe it as “the longest-running survey of digital media...

NATIONAL COUNCIL ON THE ARTS OCTOBER 2019 PUBLIC MEETING WEBCAST

The 198th National Council on the Arts public meeting took place on Friday, October25, 2019, at The Phillips Collection in Washington,...

 
 
 

WISDOMWEDNESDAY: MIGDALIA CRUZ, PLAYWRIGHT

"For me, finding your voice is about how you learn to address your own truth. And the more you know about yourself, the more you're...

TESSA BARCELO RECORDING SESSION

In Barcelo's song Queen, Queen Ilana of the mermaids exhorts Veida to use her powers to save the mermaid kingdom from the pirates....

 
 
 

NEA ARTS SPOTLIGHT: WHAT LIGHT THROUGH YONDER CORRECTIONAL FACILITY WINDOW BREAKS?

When Shakespeare was writing Romeo and Juliet, there was no way for him to know that in a few hundred years, his tragedy would become...

ARTS AND THE MILITARY: A CREATIVE PARTNERSHIP

"At first glance, the arts and the military might seem to have very little in common. But in truth, the two disciplines have a long...

 
 
 

THROWBACKTHURSDAY: HALLOWEEN EDITION

"I think the two things that make me happiest if I can sort of achieve them in a story is to make somebody laugh, or to make them feel...

JOHN KEVIN JONES

Here's a podcast for your Halloween listening pleasure: Actor and Executive Director of Summoners Ensemble Theatre John Kevin Jones...

 
 
 

ART TALK WITH MINNESOTA OPERA CHIEF ARTISTIC OFFICER PRITI GANDHI

Although Priti Gandhi performed as a full-time opera singer for almost 20 years, performing with companies such as the San Diego Opera,...

TUESDAYTHOUGHT: LUIS ALBERTO URREA

"The concept of a literature of witness-of bearing witness-has embedded in it the need for action. One must not simply hide in the...

 
 
 

NATIONAL ARTS + HUMANITIES MONTH NOTABLE QUOTABLE: CLARISSA SLIGH

"I am often told that my work is at times too personal. But how could it be otherwise? One's life is formed from one's understanding...

ART TALK WITH MOUTH PAINTER MARIAM PARÉ

By the time she was 20, Mariam Paré was already an accomplished artist. She had grown up painting and drawing, and was pursuing her...

 
 
 

CRYS MATTHEWS

Singer/songwriter Crys Matthews makes music that is absolutely her own. Sometimes the songs are bluesy, at other times they're country...

CROSSROADS OF CULTURE AND CREATIVITY: EXPLORING THE NATIONAL HISPANIC CULTURAL CENTER

The National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is a “hidden gem,” said Valerie Martínez, the center's director of...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Contemporary Botanical Painting, Nature,Textured Art “FLOURISH” by Portland...

Contemporary Botanical Painting, Nature,Textured Art “FLOURISH” by Portland Contemporary Artist Liz Thoresen

8"x8"x1.75" Acrylic on Cradled Board/Available $99 Read more ...

Abstract Landscape, Contemporary Art

Abstract Landscape, Contemporary Art

22"x28" Oil on Panel-Framed/Available Through James Ratliff Gallery, Sedona , AZ $2200 Read more ...

3819 - Concord Day Two

3819 - Concord Day Two

Still life, acrylic, 6" x 6" $100 Read more ...

Abstract Mixed Media Painting “Raleigh Demo” by Colorado Mixed Media...

Abstract Mixed Media Painting “Raleigh Demo” by Colorado Mixed Media Abstract Artist Carol Nelson

10"x10"x1.5" Mixed Media on Canvas/Available $300 Read more ...

Mixed Media Art, Contemporary Painting, Abstract Art “Dancing Paint” by...

Mixed Media Art, Contemporary Painting, Abstract Art “Dancing Paint” by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

The materials of fabric and plaster were the inspiration for this little painting. As the layers were built up, the paint began to flow and dance. This piece packs an impact... Read more ...

Conservation after the Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Conservation after the Las Vegas Mass Shooting

On the night of October 1, 2017, a shooter opened fire on a crowd of concertgoers at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival on the Las Vegas Strip in Nevada. He killed 58 people... Read more ...

Liz, High-Minded Angel Of All The Wayward Baby-Kissers

Liz, High-Minded Angel Of All The Wayward Baby-Kissers

8x8" | acrylic, collage, graphite on canvas | $175 available here From my new series, "Saints And Sinners. The Dirty Little Secrets." Buy with PayPal Read more ...

Gene Kohn of KPF on Hudson Yards and Lous Kahn's Teaching

Gene Kohn of KPF on Hudson Yards and Lous Kahn's Teaching

Rosewood Bangkok / KPF © Owen Raggett Design:ED Podcast is an inside look into the field of architecture told from the perspective of individuals that are leading the industry... Read more ...

AS+GG Releases Design for New Financial District in China

AS+GG Releases Design for New Financial District in China

Courtesy of ADRIAN SMITH + GORDON GILL ARCHITECTURE Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture has unveiled new images for the competition of the South HeXi Yuzui Financial... Read more ...

West Bund Museum / David Chipperfield Architects

West Bund Museum / David Chipperfield Architects

© Simon Menges Read more ...