Category Archives: Educational Resource

Rupert, Randy & Daniel on Veterans Day

Reflections on quick hit recommendations of note: 1.  I recently viewed a great chapter from the four-part PBS series, My Wild Affair, entitled The Rhino Who Joined the Family, documenting a compelling episode in the short (and still-difficult) history of … Continue reading

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Inhabit Your City

I’m honored to be a collaborator on a year-long project with Anné M. Klint (previously of Tracy, now residing in Oakland) exploring the housing collapse in the San Joaquin Valley.  Our project, Inhabit Your City – Voices of Tracy, opened … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!… now buy a supercool book!

Toys are killer eye candy, fun as part of our creative libraries, and make for really great inspiration. Really good books about toys and toys collections are uncommon and collectible themselves.  Kirk Hammett’s Too Much Horror Business is a 2012 … Continue reading

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Ceramics Annual of America – Exhibition Review

Pick up the January 2012 issue of Ceramics Monthly for a feature on the recent Ceramics Annual of America (www.ceramicsannual.org) reviewed by IF.  This huge combo exhibition/art fair, in its second incarnation, was held in San Francisco as national survey of … Continue reading

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From Budapest to the Valley

UPDATED 01/11/12:  From Budapest to the Valley –  Stephen Gyermek Retrospective Catalogs have been delivered and they are beautiful!  The catalog is a significant documentation of Stephen’s life and work and highly collectible.  We worked hard to keep the price low, … Continue reading

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The Hatchery : East of Fresno

Artist & Friend Anné M. Klint is co-curating the next visual and spatial explorations at The Hatchery (www.thehatcheryartspaces.org). This former compound in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains is being transformed into a provocative project for contemporary artists including a … Continue reading

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Graves Country

Media Release and Announcement are now available for the upcoming exhibition Graves Country – The Folk Art Collection of ol Roff opening the 5th Anniversary 2011-12 Season at the Grand. UPDATED:  eFlyers with additional featured works added for the exhibition and … Continue reading

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Summer Stew

Things simmering in the summer hot pot: The 5th Anniversary 2011-12 Exhibition Season at the Grand Theatre Center for the Arts opens in September with the venerable Graves Country – The Folk Art Collection of ol Roff.  I’m super excited … Continue reading

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Drawing Workshop

In the final visual arts offering of the 2011 Professional Development Workshop Series at the Grand, I’ll be co-teaching a crazy-fun Drawing session with Tracy Artist/Calligrapher, Susan Richardson. We’re going to run through everything good about drawing:  mark-making, expressive techniques, … Continue reading

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Arts Business Workshops

Business Skills for Artists : Saturday, July 23rd, 12 to 2 pm Just a quick reminder I’ll be offering the Business Skills for Artists session as part of the Grand Theatre Center for the Arts’ ongoing 2011 Professional Development Workshop … Continue reading

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