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Folk Art honored at the San Francisco Ariport

Folk Art honored at the San Francisco Ariport

Second Chances: Folk Art Made from Recycled Remnants Now on View at SFO SAN FRANCISCO — Folk art made from recycled remnants demonstrates the adaptive nature of traditional crafts and the resourcefulness of artisans around the world.  In the absence of new or customary materials, craftspeople turn…

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In the St. Nick of Time!

In the St. Nick of Time!

The regional versions of Best Road Trip Ever has hit the iTunes store!  Distract your-elves on the way to Gramma’s house (sorry, had to…) “Best Road Trip – Midwest” Join the open road through America’s breadbasket. From the Land of Oz to the Land of…

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Mamie Deschellie – Navajo "Accidental Artist" 1910-2010

Mamie Deschellie – Navajo "Accidental Artist" 1910-2010

Folk art superstar’ Mamie Deschillie died Friday By Alysa Landry The Daily Times Posted: 11/29/2010 10:39:04 PM MST FARMINGTON — Friends and family members of Mamie Deschillie remember the woman as an internationally appreciated folk artist who put family first. Deschillie, a Fruitland woman known…

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It’s HERE!

It’s HERE!

Woohoo!  The app has been approved and the biggie is now available in the iTunes store.

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Top 10 US Folk Art Environments

Top 10 US Folk Art Environments

Here is my purely subjective list of folk art faves… from Kelly Ludwig, Detour Art Leonard Knight’s Salvation Mountain – “God is Love” and so is Leonard. S.P. Dinsmoor’s Garden of Eden – The oldest visionary site in America Fred Smith’s Wisconsin Concrete Park –…

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Submitted!!!!!

Submitted!!!!!

Today, after what feels like a long, long road, we put the app in Apple.  Cello at Propaganda 3 did the honors, and now we wait.  Hopefully, the approval process on “Best Road Trip Ever!” will go quickly, and then we can submit the various…

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The road to Cupertino…

The road to Cupertino…

It has been a long and windy one, but it looks like the apps are almost ready to go to Apple for the green light. We decided to divide the big ol’ country into more navigable (and cheaper) chunks, so that you can pick the…

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Watts Towers in the LA Times today

Watts Towers in the LA Times today

EDITORIAL Don’t let the spires crumble Amid a city budget crisis, LACMA offers its help in preserving the Watts Towers. It’s a good first step. April 12, 2010 The all-too-few art patrons who have actually made the drive to South L.A. to see the Watts…

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Watts Tower Art Center closure!

Watts Tower Art Center closure!

In 2009 the Watts Towers Arts Center celebrated “50 years of inspiring art.” Today it is being dismantled. Unthinkable? All Watts Towers Art Center classes have been canceled. The Educational Coordinator/Art Instructor has been laid off. 6,000 youth are out of classes. The Watts Towers…

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God’s Architects – winner at the Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival

God’s Architects – winner at the Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival

GOD’S ARCHITECTS trailer from Zack Godshall on Vimeo. Deep Fried Kudzu (all things good and southern) blogger, Ginger Brook just brought this documentary to my attention…Featuring the art environments of 5 amazing artists, Leonard Knight’s Salvation Mountain, Shelby Ravellette’s Lacey Michele Castle, Kenny Hill’s Garden…

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