City celebrates NAIDOC week | Geelong Independent

City celebrates NAIDOC week | Geelong Independent

First Nations art projections on City Hall return as the City of Greater Geelong celebrates NAIDOC Week this week. As per Reconciliation Week, residents can catch the vibrant and colorful First Nations artwork on display nightly from 6pm to 11pm until July 10. In addition, a National Wool Museum visual art exhibition and a presence … Read more

Adrian Public Schools announces the creation of three new positions

Adrian Public Schools Superintendent Nate Parker

ADRIAN — Three new educational positions, each designed with a focus of fostering academic excellence through increased school engagement for all students, have been created at Adrian Public Schools. The three new positions include: mental health specialists, a strength and conditioning coordinator, and a fine arts coordinator, as announced in a news release from the … Read more

Brandon-based artist wins first-ever annual Vermont Prize

Brandon-based artist wins first-ever annual Vermont Prize

Will Kasso Condry, 44, a Brandon-based artist, is the 2022 Vermont Prize recipient. Photo by Alexa Condry Will Kasso Condry, 44, is the first-ever winner of the Vermont Prize, created earlier this year as a collaboration among four art groups: Burlington City Arts, The Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, The Current and Hall Art Foundation. … Read more

An Táin welcomes new emerging visual artist in residence

An Táin welcomes new emerging visual artist in residence

An Táin Arts Center said they are delighted to welcome Lijuan McQuillan as their next Emerging Visual Artist in residence. Lijuan was born in China and has lived in Ireland for almost 20 years. She is interested in painting’s ability to connect with day-to-day life. Her paintings bring together her diverse past experiences of living … Read more

Amber Robles-Gordon’s Polemic Quilts Balance Form and Content | Visual Art

Amber Robles-Gordon’s Polemic Quilts Balance Form and Content | Visual Art

“Guam Political,” Amber Robles-Gordon TrPacking art-world trends often means simply noting the shifting balance between form and content over time. Midcentury American painting was formalist, elemental art for art’s sake. It was interested in line, shape, space, form, tone, texture, pattern, color and composition. An important work of art was something, but nowadays an important … Read more

Richard Taruskin, music historian, dies at 77

Richard Taruskin, music historian, dies at 77

Placeholder while article actions load Richard Taruskin, a music scholar and historian of wide influence and spectacular fecundity who wrote the gigantic “Oxford History of Western Music,” died July 1 at a hospital in Oakland, Calif. He was 77. The cause was esophageal cancer, said his wife, Cathy Roebuck Taruskin. Dr. Taruskin, a longtime professor … Read more

‘Beyond Words’ exhibition at Ullapool art gallery An Talla Solais explores intriguing relationship through eyes of Karen Beattie, Marcas Mac an Tuarneir and Rachel McClure

'Beyond Words' exhibition at Ullapool art gallery An Talla Solais explores intriguing relationship through eyes of Karen Beattie, Marcas Mac an Tuarneir and Rachel McClure

Karen Beattie’s “Readers, Digest” artwork featured in the exhibition Ullapool-based visual arts centre, An Talla Solais, has launched a new exhibition Tharis Faclan/Beyond Words, which explores the relationship between art and words. The exhibition will feature three artists, Karen Beattie, Marcas Mac an Tuarneir, and Rachel McClure. The inspiration behind An Talla Solais’ new exhibition … Read more