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South Africa in the Hoosier

     (NWPR-IN) – Tucked away in a remote corner of northeast Indiana lays a refuge for some of the most beautiful animals in the world.  This sanctuary for rescued and retired exotic animals was started by Karen Hoag, husband and young daughter with a few potbelly pigs, llamas, black Welsh mountain sheep and African ostrich.  […]

June 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide,Travel | Read More »

Everything is coming up Rosewood

     (NWPR-OH) – Making a statement has never been more prevalent than when you first step into the city limits of Kettering, Ohio. It is situated in Montgomery County just south of Dayton, is a residential community of 573,000, well known for its International Stone Structures. This interaction began in 2002 by the City of […]

May 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Artist gives Trifu thumbs up

     (PNAN-US) – Cape Town, South Africa artist, author and actress, Leeorah Hursky has cast her vote of approval for Canadian film producer, Daria Trifu to be considered for the CNN Hero Award. Trifu takes on the mostly-avoided controversial subjects, like female genital mutilation as in the film, “Punctured Hope,” to bulimia and anorexia in […]

March 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Storyteller bestowed Heritage Award

     (PNAN-MT) – World-renowned songwriter, storyteller, recording artist, and television and radio personality, Red Steagall is the recipient of the 2011 Charles M. Russell Heritage Award. “Steagall is a true patriot of the American West,” said Darrell Beauchamp, Executive Director of the Museum. “He has made significant contributions, through his own brand of artistry, to what […]

March 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Galleries join ‘art umbrellas’

(PNAN-CALIF) – Affinity Galleries and LarkGallery Online have united in series of events combining visual and performing arts entitled: “Spring Equinox.”  The following events began recently with opening receptions at the Phantom Galleries (PGLB) at 350 East 3rd Street and 216 Promenade in Long Beach and are on view through April 5. The Fine Art  is shown […]

March 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

No childhood storybook romance in film

     (PNAN-USA) – Projected to hit the marquees in New York, Los Angeles and Bucharest in November 2011, the movie “Abused in America” will not only raise the eyebrows of the viewers, but also it will leave hearts in a rage of desperation, but as German poet, novelist and dramatist, Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832) […]

March 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Hoosier has a prose champ

     (AAPNW-IN) – Roses are red, violets are blue, just so you know there is one outstanding Indiana high school student, who is now new and has been added to the champion ranks in the Poetry Out Loud recitation contest. Warsaw Community High’s Zack Rooker took top honors from a list of 13 finalists participating […]

March 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

She breathes by voice

     (AAPNW-KY) – Born into a musical family, Hannah Ellis discovered the title of her single, “My Love” (Let It Be Me) when she took the Kentucky Future Farmers of America state talent competition and then later released it in her debut album in December 2010.      As a junior at the University of Kentucky’s […]

February 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Center celebrating African culture

     (AAPNW-OH) – Who am I is a question that cannot be answered with simply as son or daughter of. It takes telling the stories about those before us which lends to not only how, but also why we celebrate the thanksgivings of our cultural heritage.  On Saturday, February 12 at the Peggy R. McConnell […]

February 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Mag to show ‘faces of time’

     (PNAN-NY) – Best known as an American music journalist and editor, Timothy White (1952-2002) said, “No publication is a staple of life. It’s not bread and water. You have to make it noteworthy in people’s minds and even in their hands as they’re holding it.”      As visual proof of White’s words, the Hudson […]

January 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Images to ‘bean’ with the alphabet

     (NWPR-OH) – His philosophy (excerpted) that deals with his artistic forum is: “We all see the world differently and that’s something that should be celebrated. Photography allows me to exercise my creativity while producing meaningful images, unique…perhaps even finally reveal to them a special quality that others have always seen.”       “The ABC’s in […]

January 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Artist ‘coming out’ in public show

     (NWPR-OH) –As a beaming light for his words, “The public has a right to art. Art is for everybody,” he painted his last work in June 1989, a mural titled, “Tuttomondo,” on the outside rear wall of the convent of the Church of Sant’ Antonio in Pisa. Born in Reading, Pennsylvania on May 4, […]

January 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

US epidemic to be exposed in film

     (PNAN-CALIF) – Born in Oak Park, Illinois, Canadian author, Carol Ann Shields (1935-2003), who is best known for her 1993 novel, “The Stone Diaries,” which won the U.S. Pulitzer Prize for Fiction as well as the Governor General’s Award in Canada once said: “A childhood is what anyone wants to remember of it.  It leaves […]

January 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

NEA dollars keep the legends living

     (PNAN-DC) –  “Live interactions between musicians and audiences are essential to jazz,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “These NEA Jazz Masters Live grants will provide audiences across the country direct interaction with those who have shaped, encouraged and developed this original American art form.” Of the $250,000 sum, fifteen non-profit organizations from around the […]

January 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Show of cultural grandeur set for Nashville

        (AAPNW-TN) – “We are honored to organize and present Vishnu: Hinduism’s Blue-Skinned Savior, the first major exhibition to explore the Vaishnava tradition in art,” said Frist Center Executive Director Susan Edwards. “The material is incredibly deep and rich.  We hope to reach broad audiences, from armchair travelers, to local and regional South Asian communities, to […]

January 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

A voice for humanity to ‘rise’ again

     (PNAN-CANADA) – Filmmakers, Toronto Pictures “wants the rights of women and children respected,” as  summed up by Bruno Pischiutta, and he remains on that path because they “want to win the fight against ignorance and bigotry.” Currently in production, “Abused in America” takes on child mistreatment with the filming Romania.      Out of the thousands casted […]

January 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

The Chosen: Glass artist Ben

     (AAPNW-IN) – Selected from a field of seven glass artists from around the state, the Indiana Arts Commission has inked Ben Johnson of Cicero. “As the creator of the 2011 Governor’s Arts Award, I am honored to help my state celebrate the individuals and organizations from across Indiana,” said Johnson. “Each recipient of this […]

January 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Creativities ‘pump’ with much heart

     (PNAN-CA) – The hands of a surgeon and those of an artist maintain a commonality. Although one uses a scalpel to keep the living ticking the tunes of today, including tomorrow, and the other, who may use another knife form or may simply pinch and pull, they both play a role in visual documentation […]

January 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

A symphony is a ‘light’ in His houses

     (NWPR-OH) – Underwritten by AR-HALE Family Foundation, CorpComm Group, Perry Corporation, Century Link, First Federal Bank, Union Bank of Delphos, Everyday Technologies and Sidney Christian Academy, “Mozart by Candlelight” with the Lima Symphony Orchestra has turned a venue into a tradition.      Starting on Friday, January 21 at 7:30 pm at the First Church […]

January 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Bucks in the air if you meet the test

     (AAPNW-IN) – Organizations are encouraged to file application for the Statewide Arts Service Organization (SWASO) grant program because funding will be available to strengthen the capacity of arts organizations by providing financial support.      Statewide arts service organizations offer high quality training and technical assistance services on a statewide or multi-regional basis with special […]

January 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Artist’s works ‘flying’ in state’s ‘palaces’

     (PNAN-ND) – Art, agriculture and aeronautics, including wife Maggie and ‘meow son’ Charlie make their presence daily in Robert Bykonen’s life in Grand Forks. But more people have Bob on their radar – his artworks are on view in various offices of Governor and First Lady Dalrymple’s and the Attorney General’s in the Capitol […]

January 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

‘Little jewels’ to shed memories

     (PNAN-NM) – Set to open Sunday, January 30 at the New Mexico History Museum and the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, “A Passionate Light: Polaroids by H. Joe Waldrum” spreads the spotlight of 1,202 images (4 ½ x 3 ¼”) between the two ‘historical fortresses’ through April 10.      Waldrum called his SX-70 […]

January 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

‘Pin Lady’ talks about collection

“Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection” on view through January 30, 2011 at the Indianapolis Museum of Art highlights over 200 pins from the unique collection of the former Secretary of State. Some of the pieces are associated with important world events, others were gifts from international leaders or valued friends. As the fame of […]

January 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Prehistoric giants are killer visuals

     (AAPNW-MI) – On view through May 15 is the international exhibition of “Bigger Than T. Rex: Giant Killer Dinosaurs of Argentina”  at the  Alden B. Dow Museum of Science and Art in the Midland Center for the Arts. The show is friendly for all ages, including the bone pits to excavate, fossils to touch and explore, dinosaurs […]

January 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

South Bend chosen for arts awards

     (NWPR-IN) – To be presented in the fall, Governor Mitch Daniel expressed, “We are happy to present the 2011 Governor’s Arts Awards program in South Bend. It has been a pleasure to share the excitement of Indiana’s highest honor in the arts with communities around our great state.”       The biennial awards program honors […]

January 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Expansion is a real ‘bar raiser’ for region

     (PNAN-VA) –  “These three big draws – performances, classes and events, will take the Workhouse Arts Center to a new level. We already bring over 200,000 people per year to the Workhouse, and after Phase II is done we hope to double that,” said Lorton Arts Foundation Board Chairman Richard Hausler. In late December […]

January 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

‘Sound makers’ put on notice

     (PNAN-CA) – In 1994, LarkGallery Online (LGO) established its platform to serve the talents of both emerging and established artists from diverse cultural backgrounds. They have not steered from this course; in fact, have formed international programs that merge visual art and music in competitions. “Colors of Life, Music” is designed for composers and […]

January 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Poet to share his love

     (PNAN-ME) – The New York Times Book Review said about U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky recent volume of poetry: “Pinsky is our finest living specimen of this sadly rare breed, and the poems of Gulf Music (2007) are among the best examples we have of poetry’s ability to illuminate not only who we are […]

January 2011 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Faraci takes over during search

     (PNAN-AL) – The Huntsville Museum of Art’s Deputy Director and Director of Education, Carolyn Faraci was chosen to serve as its Interim President and CEO. “We on the Board of Directors for the Huntsville Museum of Art feel incredibly fortunate to have had Mrs. Faraci, who has served as Deputy Director for two and […]

December 2010 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Museum gets new Chief Curator

     (PNAN-MT) – Sarah L. Burt becomes the new chief curator of the C.M. Russell Museum, located in Great Falls. Prior to her appointment, Burt comes from the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska, where she was Richard and Mary Holland Curator of American Western Art and curator of American art.  “We are thrilled to […]

December 2010 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Retail giant selects Mountain state

     (AAPNW-WV) –  “I am proud to welcome Macy’s new fulfillment center to our state,” said Governor Earl Ray Tomblin. “This is a tremendous investment in West Virginia and its committed work force. I commend the West Virginia Development Office, Berkeley County Commission and Berkeley County Development Authority for working in partnership to make this […]

December 2010 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

‘King Milt’ weds a Franklin county ‘Queen’

     (AAPNW-OH) – “Over the past year, Milt has earned the trust of the arts and business communities while providing solid leadership as GCAC worked to respond to community needs and priorities,” said Mary Jo Green, GCAC board chair. Since September 2009, Milton D. Baughman has been the ‘between leader’ of the Greater Columbus Arts […]

December 2010 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Town ‘painted’ by area artists

     (NWPR-OH)  – Artists like Chuck Marshall, Barbara Pask and Don Schuster have been out with their easels “painting the town” of Mason over the last six months, and on Saturday, December 11, these artists and others will be on hand at the “Gallery 42 Fine Art” to meet and greet from 4:00-8:00 pm.      […]

December 2010 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Bank adds support for youth shows

     (NWPR-IN) Pledging their support of the 2011 Regional Student Art Exhibition, which takes place annually during Youth Art Month, the show features works by students from East Central Indiana and West Central Ohio.  Shown from left to right are Jeffrey Howe, Old National Bank Region President; Andrew Morehouse, Retail Community Development Office and Branch […]

December 2010 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Chosen as one of the region’s best

      (PNAN-VA) Earlier this year, the Workhouse Arts Center  in Lorton was designated as the 2010 Cultural Arts Organization of the Year by the Prince William Chamber of Commerce. “The Workhouse Arts Center is thrilled to be recognized. As a new and growing arts center, to be recognized for excellence provides support and encouragement for […]

December 2010 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Stuart and Dean are chosen

     (AAPNW-TN) – Two special awards to be presented at the 2010 Nashville Symphony Ball, taking place Saturday, December 11, at Loews Vanderbilt Plaza Hotel. Marty Stuart will receive the prestigious Harmony Award for 2010, and Mayor Karl Dean will be presented with the special Gold Baton Award.      The Harmony Award is presented annually […]

November 2010 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Wolber’s world goes on view

     (NWPR-OH) – “Paul’s stunning work embodies conceptual values such as mass, volume, space, color and perspective, while at the same time containing a spiritual quality which evokes an emotional response,” said Julie Clark of Bear’s Mill. “He says that he aims to record the wonder and beauty of the universe he experiences each new […]

November 2010 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

Holiday event is about cheer and charity

     (AAPNW-KY) – On Thursday, December 9, the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft in Louisville will stage its 9th Annual Martinis & Mistletoe Party from 5:00pm to 8:00 pm. Admission is free for members and $20 for non-members, and must be over 21 to attend.      This popular holiday event will also include appetizers, […]

November 2010 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Exhibit lauds an artistic Ohio icon

     (NWPR-OH) – Born in 1940 in Columbus, Ohio, artist Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson combines traditional art materials with found and everyday objects to create enchanting two- and three-dimensional works. Densely packed with imagery and materials, her sculptural work is a cross between folk art, quilting and high art. Opening on Friday, November 19 at […]

November 2010 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Artists honored from both ‘fence’ sides

    (PNAN-TX) – As a collaborative union among the El Paso Museum of Art, Museo de Arte INBA de Ciudad Juarez, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, CONACULTA-INBA, the Mexican Consulate in El Paso, Texas, and the American Consulate in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, “Border Art Biennial – Bienal Fronteriza de Arte 2010” opens in the Contemporary […]

November 2010 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Grant door open for artists

     (AAPNW-IN) – Hoosier artists in selected disciplines have until February 14, 2011 to submit applications for the Indiana Arts Commission’s Individual Artist Program (IAP) grant. The guidelines can be found at: www.in.gov/arts/individualartistprogram.htm.      Significant changes in artistic disciplines accepted for application, during this period, will only be considered in the areas of: dance, theater, […]

November 2010 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Free Jazz Masters tickets available

     (PNAN-DC) – “Jazz at Lincoln Center is honored to once again produce the concert to celebrate the great American Jazz Masters with the National Endowment for the Arts,” said Adrian Ellis, Executive Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center. “The 2011 NEA Jazz Masters have made invaluable contributions to America’s first art form and we […]

November 2010 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

City event is a cultural walk

     (NWPR-OH) – A whole lot of things to do, sights to see, a savory time for the taste buds, as well as treasures for sale during this cultural event in downtown Findlay, Ohio on Friday, November 5, from 5:00-9:00 pm. “ArtWalk” will take you to art galleries, artists’ studios, shops, eateries, and the opening […]

October 2010 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Duke infuses fiscal ‘energy’ into art center

     (PNAN-SC) –    No more needs to be said because the photo tells the story as Community Relations Director Mike Wilson of Duke Energy presents a check for five grand to Kimberly Spears of the Anderson Arts Center as part of Duke’s support with an annual Business Tie contribution. However when it comes to philanthropy, […]

October 2010 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Spears hopes to ‘rise to the challenge’

     (PNAN-SC) – Host of the Tonight Show, Jay Leno said, “If you think of life as like a big pie, you can try to hold the whole pie and kill yourself trying to keep it, or you can slice it up and give some to the people around you, and you still have plenty […]

October 2010 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Drews: ‘Ali does an incredible job’

     (PNAN-SC) – “I am honored to be chosen Museum Educator of the Year by the South Carolina Art Education Association,” said Ali Borchardt. “Both the Columbia Museum of Art and SCAEA work hard to provide quality art education for the youth of South Carolina. Exposure to the arts provides the creative problem solving, imagination, […]

October 2010 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

She is really quick on the draw

      (PNAN-NC) – Speed, precision, and danger are key elements of the exhibition “VantagePoint IX – Janet Biggs: Going to Extremes” that is on view Friday, November 5 through May 29, 2011 at the Mint Museum Uptown in Charlotte. From a kayaker navigating threatening Arctic waters, to a NASCAR pit crew racing against the clock, […]

October 2010 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Originals to go on the block

     (PNAN-ME) On Saturday, December 4, the Bangor Art Society is holding its “8th Annual Holiday Art Auction” at the Masonic Center, located in the former Bangor Theological Seminary campus at 294 Union Street.      Going on the block are original artworks of paintings, sculptures, hand-pulled prints, photographs, and other pieces of visual art.      […]

October 2010 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Indiana County officials ink yeas

JAY COUNTY Commissioners recently issued a proclamation acknowledging October as National Arts and Humanities Month. Shown (l-r) front row: Commissioners Milo Miller, James Zimmerman and Faron Parr. Back row from Arts Place: Executive Director Eric Rogers, Board Corporate Secretary Margie Jetter and First Vice President Becky Hinkle. The resolution calls upon the Jay County citizens […]

October 2010 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »

Artist’s childhood memories to ‘play’ again

     (NWPR-IN) – More than 68 artists have submitted works for the “Toys & Book Illustrations” show that opens on Friday, October 29 at the Artlink Contemporary Art Gallery in Fort Wayne. The public viewing begins at 6:00 pm with a Gallery Walk-through, followed by a reception until 9:00 pm. The exhibition is comprised of […]

October 2010 | Posted in AAMG Cover Section,Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide | Read More »







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