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Youth to headline java concerts

HENDERSONVILLE, NC – (PNAN) Hometown concert pianist Christopher Tavernier will perform for two coffee-themed concerts on Friday, January 14 and Saturday, January 15, 2017 at the Hendersonville Community Theatre. These concerts are part of a three-concert series, sponsored by the Music Foundation of Western North Carolina. The “2nd Annual Benefit Concert Series” will also include […]

January 2017 | Posted in Art-in-Performance Section,Centerstage Section,News (Time related),North Carolina,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,People and Places | Read More »

The ‘Ark’ is waiting

  Our country is at the most precarious point in time and history. The decisions to be made will not only change our lives, but it will also affect the entire world. It is an urgent time and art has always been the best medium to convey the Message of the People. Like in the […]

October 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide,People and Places,Reviews-other,Two Sisters Bookmart | Read More »

Leland: A definite ‘colorful educator’

When viewing this book, I think of Julie Andrews in that mountaintop scene as she twirls and echoes the “The Hills Are Alive” in the Sound of Music movie – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fH2FOn1V5g and as I turn the pages, also comes to mind is “Can’t Stop The Feeling!”  song by Justin Timberlake https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ru0K8uYEZWw – Exploring Color Workshop […]

September 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Marketplace Guide,News (Time related),People and Places,Reviews - Books,Two Sisters Bookmart | Read More »

SC: Spartanburg

WHERE: Spartanburg Library. WHEN: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 beginning at 12:15 pm. BRIEF ABOUT: This special lunchtime concert will feature two of Western North Carolina’s most celebrated and talented young pianists, playing some of the most familiar and exciting classical solos ever written. At the grand piano will be Christopher Tavernier, 16, and Nolan Anthony, […]

August 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-in-Performance Section,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,People and Places,South Carolina | Read More »

Museum one of the bests

The highest national recognition afforded the nation’s museums was awarded to the Indianapolis Museum of Art by the American Alliance of Museums. Museums belonging to AAM must undergo a reaccreditation review at least every 10 years to maintain accredited status. The IMA was first accredited in 1972.        “Accredited museums are a community of […]

July 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,At the Museums dept,Indiana,News (Time related),PaletteBoards Section,People and Places | Read More »

Director hired for science center

Bob Pettis, who has 43 years of experience in education, has been hired as the interim Executive Director for the John F. Green Spartanburg Science Center effectively June 1, 2016.      “I look forward to working with the John F. Green Science Center Board to continue the legacy that Mr. Green has established,” Pettis said.  […]

May 2016 | Posted in Bugle Section,Educator's Row,People and Places | Read More »

Another decade for ‘Doc’ Venable

Dr. Charles L. Venable and the Board have signed an employment agreement which provides for Venable to continue to serve for up to 10 more years as The Melvin & Bren Simon Director and CEO at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Venable joined the IMA in October 2012 under a five-year contract.      “The new […]

May 2016 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,Northwest Passage Record/NWPR,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,People and Places | Read More »

In Memory

  William Emboden (2-24-1935 to 5-10-2016) has published seven books, co-authored two others and is the sole author of 250 articles. He has served as professor of biology in two California universities. His five year Presidential Appointment at Harvard University and lectureships at UCLA and Oxford University are a part of a distinguished academic career […]

May 2016 | Posted in Bugle Section,Educator's Row,Humanities,People and Places | Read More »

New Director of Education chosen

Anne Butler Rice became the new Georgette Auerbach Koopman Director of Education at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, located in Hartford, Connecticut. In her new post, Rice will oversee public and community programs, school and teacher programs, the docent and tour program and visitor services. Before joining the Wadsworth Atheneum in 2005, Rice was […]

March 2016 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Bugle Section,Educator's Row,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,People and Places | Read More »

‘Money-maker’ new to the payroll

Former Spartanburg’s Hope Center for Children as the Director of Development Lisa A. Hemond of Inman, South Carolina became the Senior Development Director for the Chapman Cultural Center. Her responsibilities include the management and execution of all fundraising activities. Hemond holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from USC Upstate and she obtained her Certification of […]

March 2016 | Posted in Archives,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,People and Places | Read More »

Museum names new ‘plant doctor’

Following a national search, former horticulturist at the Chanticleer Foundation in Wayne, Pennsylvania, Jonathan M. Wright has been named the Ruth Lilly Deputy Director for Horticulture and Natural Resources at Indianapolis Museum of Art. The new director said, “I couldn’t be more excited to join the talented IMA team. I look forward to advancing the […]

March 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,Bugle Section,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,People and Places | Read More »

New heads at GMA

    Heather Malcom becomes the director of development and Keith Thalhamer, the director of security and facilities at the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia in Athens.       For almost 17 years in UGA’s Division of Development and Alumni Relations and recently as senior director of donor relations and stewardship, […]

March 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,Bugle Section,News (Time related),People and Places | Read More »

New ‘historical shaker’ at the helm

Suzanne Brooks is the new Executive Director for the Spartanburg County Historical Association. Brooks joins SCHA with experience in historic preservation, advocacy, education and outreach. She looks to engage the community through programs, collaborations, and campaigns to share Spartanburg’s cultural history and make the SCHA an approachable resource. Brooks comes to Spartanburg from Columbia, South […]

March 2016 | Posted in Archives,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,People and Places | Read More »

Diaz new Warhol ‘acquisition’

Taking the reins on May 16, former curator of exhibitions at the Bass Museum of Art in Miami Beach, Florida, José Carlos Diaz becomes the Andy Warhol Museum, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, its Milton Fine Curator of Art.      “We are thrilled to welcome José Carlos Diaz to the Warhol team,” says Eric Shiner, The […]

March 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,People and Places | Read More »

Legendary jazz guitarist on the list

  Born in Indianapolis, Wes Montgomery is (posthumously) among the recipients selected for the Indiana Governor’s Arts Awards. Montgomery’s unique style of playing has inspired countless guitar players from Grant Green and George Benson, to Pat Metheny and Jimi Hendrix. “My father was one of those musicians that didn’t just play, he seized you and […]

March 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,Centerstage Section,News (Time related),People and Places | Read More »

Comic creator recipient of Arts Award

Cartoonist and entrepreneur Jim Davis is among recipients selected for the Indiana Governor’s Arts Awards. Born in Marion, Indiana and raised on a Black Angus cow farm with his family and 25 cats, Jim attended Ball State University where he majored in art and business. Over the years after an unsuccessful attempt to launch a […]

March 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,Back Porch Section,News (Time related),Northwest Passage Record/NWPR,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,People and Places | Read More »

Italian region chosen for ‘Murphy U’

Art is not limited to drawing, painting and sculpture. While the visual means summon a host of feelings, let us not forget those films and accompanying sounds that keep us on the edge of our seat with anticipation and the tear-jerkers that display our grief and sadness. Consider the History Channel and the Discovery Channel […]

March 2016 | Posted in Archives,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,People and Places | Read More »

What is Art

Artists are the most compassionate people in the world. While others are busting their brains to try and better themselves financially, an artist has little need for the frivolous material items of the world. Not limited to the visual aspects of media, an artist can be anyone that shares their knowledge and talents in the […]

February 2016 | Posted in AAPJ Digital Prints,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Bugle Section,Educator's Row,People and Places,Potter's Shed Section | Read More »

New leader chosen for firm

“We are ecstatic to welcome Emily (von Stuckrad-Smolinski) as our new Executive Director.” says Natasha Randall, Zoot Theatre Company’s Board Chair. “We feel that we have found the perfect person to lead Zoot into its next phase of growth. Emily will bring a fresh perspective, passion and creativity to Zoot, building upon its strengths and […]

February 2016 | Posted in Archives,News (Time related),Northwest Passage Record/NWPR,People and Places | Read More »

Four tapped for opera program

The four vocalists were selected from national auditions to begin their residencies in the Dayton Opera Artist-in-Residence (AIR) program.  Soprano Kasia Borowiec, Mezzo-Soprano Melisa Bonetti, Tenor Zachary Devin and Baritone Andrew Thomas Pardini enter this program for young singers which provides a bridge for the move from the university/conservatory education experience into the arena of […]

February 2016 | Posted in Art-in-Performance Section,Centerstage Section,Northwest Passage Record/NWPR,Ohio,PaletteBoards Section,People and Places | Read More »

Big Apple leaders to talk

     At 7:00 pm on Thursday, February 4, 2016, the Johnson Collection (www.thejohnsoncollection.org) presents the third installment of “Voices in American Art” at the Chapman Cultural Center Theater in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Both featured speakers are Jane Panetta, Associate Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art and Jan Postma, Chief Financial Officer of […]

February 2016 | Posted in At the Centers dept,Bugle Section,Educator's Row,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,People and Places,South Carolina | Read More »

Kailukiak takes ‘Budney Choice’

Going on view February 5 through April 10, 2016 at the Anchorage Museum, “All Alaska Biennial” celebrates the contemporary work of Alaska artists with works that explore the North, its people, materials and landscapes, through a variety of interpretations. For more than three decades, the Museum has recognized the unique contributions Alaska artists are making […]

January 2016 | Posted in Alaska,At the Museums dept,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,People and Places | Read More »

Guild chooses new director

Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg, South Carolina has Caitlin Boice as its new Executive Director, who has been working as the Interim Director since June 2014.      “Caitlin’s work ethic goes above and beyond and her knowledge of community has benefited the Guild since she joined.       Her effort and rigor as demonstrated in […]

January 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,People and Places | Read More »

Fall show has no art style limits

  Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg, Carolina opened with its Fall Members Show on view through November 27, 2015. An opening reception will be held Thursday, November 19 from 6:00-8:00 pm, in the Guild Gallery at Chapman Cultural Center. Artworks will span in media from watercolor to digital and handmade paper to oil and acrylic paintings. […]

November 2015 | Posted in At the Galleries,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,People and Places,South Carolina | Read More »

Works talk visually

Nashville is also noted for its love of storytelling in words, images and voices. For years, the city has been home to major publishing houses, printing presses, nationally recognized writing programs, great authors, poets, journalists and songwriters.      Opening Friday, November 6, 2015 at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts Center and on view through February 7, […]

November 2015 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,At the Centers dept,News (Time related),PaletteBoards Section,People and Places,Tennessee | Read More »

Collaboration connects to Carol’s art

  Opening Friday, November 6, 2015 at ArtSpace in Lima, Ohio is an exhibit, “Furnishing the Suite” that will explore of the secret life of furnishings: Where did they come from? What happened along the way? Where do they end up?  The show explores the life cycle of furnishings through the imaginings of a variety […]

November 2015 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,At the Centers dept,Educator's Row,Northwest Passage Record/NWPR,Ohio,PaletteBoards Section,People and Places | Read More »

CT: Hartford

WHERE: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. WHEN: On view through January 24, 2016. “Warhol & Mapplethorpe: Guise & Dolls” BRIEF ABOUT: First major exhibition to pair the work of artists Andy Warhol and Robert Mapplethorpe which showcases approximately 100 paintings, photographs, Polaroids, prints, videos and pieces of ephemera. Focusing on New York in the 1970s […]

November 2015 | Posted in At the Museums dept,Connecticut,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,People and Places | Read More »

Many awards for Spartanburg

The South Carolina Art Education Association delivered seven of the nine 2015 statewide awards to education professionals in Spartanburg County.      “For seven out of the nine statewide recipients for arts education awards to go to Spartanburg teachers, administrators, and leaders says a lot about the innovation and work being done in arts education in […]

November 2015 | Posted in Educator's Row,News (Time related),PaletteBoards Section,People and Places,Professional Court Section,South Carolina | Read More »

Bay Area composer a first

As its first Composer Lab & Workshop Fellow, the Nashville Symphony named Gabriella Smith to return several times next year to work with music director Giancarlo Guerrero and the orchestra. As part of her fellowship, Smith’s original composition, “Tumblebird Contrails” will be performed in 2016 by the Symphony as part of its Aegis Sciences Classical […]

November 2015 | Posted in Art-in-Performance Section,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,Bugle Section,Centerstage Section,News (Time related),PaletteBoards Section,People and Places,Tennessee | Read More »

Bourgeois’s works: A visual celebration

In the West Building of the National Gallery of Art, this exhibition entitled, “Louise Bourgeois: No Exit” is made up of evocative drawings, prints and sculptures by Bourgeois, goes on view from November 15, 2015 through May 15, 2016. The 21 works in the exhibition, either drawn from the collection or promised to the Gallery, […]

November 2015 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,At the Centers dept,News (Time related),Northwest Passage Record/NWPR,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,People and Places,Washington D.C. | Read More »

Big art awards given

Düsseldorf-born German artists Mischa Kuball and Günther Uecker are the recipients of major art awards recently. The ceremony will be held in January at the Art Museum Celle, which houses one of the largest light art collections in Germany.   Kuball will receive the German Light Art Award 2016, an award given by the Robert […]

November 2015 | Posted in Global,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,People and Places | Read More »

Deputy Director’s desk filled

Miah Michaelsen of Bloomington, Indiana has become the next Indiana Arts Commission agency’s deputy director. “We are so thrilled to have Miah join the staff of the Arts Commission,” said Lewis C. Ricci, IAC Executive Director. “Her outstanding experience in community cultural development and her exemplary work as a local government professional makes her perfectly […]

September 2015 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,Indiana,Northwest Passage Record/NWPR,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,People and Places | Read More »

They ‘raised’ him up

Promoted to Associate Conductor, Vinay Parameswaran said, “It is an incredible honor to be a part of the Nashville Symphony, and I am excited for the next three years as we continue to advance the Symphony’s mission of artistic and educational excellence.” While at the symphony, he was named in 2014 Assistant Conductor, where he […]

September 2015 | Posted in Art-in-Performance Section,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,PaletteBoards Section,People and Places,Tennessee | Read More »

She is number 1

Shawnya L. Harris became the first Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art recently for the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia in Athens. Dr. William Underwood Eiland, director of the museum, said, “Dr. Harris’ arrival at the museum as our first Thompson Curator marks […]

September 2015 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,At the Museums dept,Georgia,PaletteBoards Section,People and Places | Read More »

New leader chosen for Museum

Gary Stoppelman has been named the Museum’s Deputy Director for Marketing and External Affairs of the Indianapolis Museum of Art. “Having worked at three of the world’s most prominent museums, Gary brings to the IMA an extraordinary range of experience that can greatly assist in transitioning the IMA to a more sustainable business model,” said […]

September 2015 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,At the Museums dept,Indiana,Northwest Passage Record/NWPR,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,People and Places | Read More »

Conference to highlight poet’s life

Poet Sonia Sanchez will return to the September 11-12, 2015 Kentucky Women Writers Conference in Lexington, Kentucky, on the 10th anniversary of the founding of the conference series named for her: The Sonia Sanchez Series, whereas she will be participating in a discussion on a new documentary on her contributions to the world of poetry […]

August 2015 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,Bugle Section,Educator's Row,People and Places | Read More »

8 decision-makers chosen

  Newly elected Trustees to the Arts Partnership of Greater Spartanburg, South Carolina for the fiscal year 2015-2016 are: Winston Wingo, Jeffrey Barker, PhD, Ethan Burroughs, Kenneth Cribb, Dr. Sidney Fulmer, Alex Garcia-Rivera, Barbara Haaksma and Kelly Turner Harvey, will serve through June 30, 2018, whereas they are chosen to provide three years of dedicated […]

August 2015 | Posted in Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,People and Places,South Carolina | Read More »

Ioannides to pass baton

  At the helm for 12 seasons, Music Director and Conductor of Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Sarah Ioannides will be passing the baton to her new successor at the end of the 2016-2017 seasons. A search for Ioannides’s successor has begun.      Ioannides has led the orchestra through a period of significant artistic growth and increased […]

August 2015 | Posted in Art-in-Performance Section,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,Northwest Passage Record/NWPR,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,People and Places | Read More »

Indy to ‘rock’ with Booth

On Friday, September 4, 2015 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, Actor, business owner, entrepreneur, author and renowned teaching artist Eric Booth will be our keynote speaker for the 29th annual Start with Art program and luncheon.        The arts play a vital role in education, enabling critical thinking and […]

August 2015 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,Bugle Section,Educator's Row,People and Places | Read More »

Meacham and Gilliam on the ‘marquee’

Historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “American Lion” and “Franklin and Winston” as well as the former editor of Newsweek magazine, Jon Meacham will headline the Martin School of Public Policy and Administration special voting rights conference at the University of Kentucky on Tuesday, October 13, 2015.      On August 6, 1965, President Lyndon B. […]

August 2015 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,Bugle Section,Educator's Row,People and Places | Read More »

Artist chosen to craft Bicentennial Medal

Nearly 100 design concepts from 50 artists across the state were submitted for consideration by the Bicentennial Medal Jurors and chosen was Donna Weaver of Vevay, Indiana to create the commemorative Indiana Bicentennial Medal. Based on her preliminary design “Indiana Revealed,” Weaver will work with the minting company to develop the final design which will […]

August 2015 | Posted in Art-in-Performance Section,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,People and Places | Read More »

Symphony picks new CFO

A certified public accountant in the state of Tennessee, Marye Walker Lewis began her career as an auditor at Arthur Andersen. After an extensive nationwide search by the Nashville Symphony, Lewis is coming from nearly two decades in the health care field, most recently as the Vice President and Controller of Health to You, LLC, […]

August 2015 | Posted in Art-in-Performance Section,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,People and Places | Read More »

University seeks ‘possible people’

Since its inception in 1990 and still one of University of Kentucky’s most prestigious awards, the Libraries Medallion for Intellectual Achievement, nominations are now sought for the 2016 through Friday, August 14, 2015.      The award recognizes high intellectual achievement by Kentuckians and to encourage education and promote creative thought. Final selection of the medallion […]

August 2015 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,At the Libraries dept,Bugle Section,Educator's Row,People and Places | Read More »

A link with ancient artisans

     Archaeologists excavating the remains of an ancient site in Israel found a surprise hidden under a floor.  The 1,700-year-old footprints of artisans who laid an exquisitely detailed mosaic floor have been discovered beneath the tiles.  The discovery gives scientists an idea of how the floor was created.  The footprints and sandal prints were found […]

August 2015 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette Journal,People and Places,Potter's Shed Section | Read More »

IMA appoints 8 new leaders

The Indianapolis Museum of Art elected eight new members to its Board of Governors at its recent 131st annual meeting. They are:      David Barrett is president and CEO of Gene B. Glick Company, one of the largest privately held real estate management and development firms in the United States. Barrett is also president, CEO […]

July 2015 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,At the Museums dept,People and Places | Read More »

Prof’s works to be on exhibit

Works of artist David Hannon of Muncie, Indiana will be exhibited in “Points of View” from Tuesday, June 19 through July 17, 2015 at the Portland Center of Arts Place located in Portland, Indiana.          Hannon is a narrative artist whose work primarily takes the form of representational paintings that balance fact with […]

June 2015 | Posted in At the Centers dept,Educator's Row,Indiana,News (Time related),Northwest Passage Record/NWPR,PaletteBoards Section,People and Places | Read More »

Art Scholarships goes to local students

Two South Carolina high school students, Kaleb Michael Dill of Landrum and Thaddeus John Troxell of Boiling Springs have been awarded $1,000 by the Mary Wheeler Davis Memorial Fund for the Promotion of the Arts. This annual scholarship program is administered by Chapman Cultural Center, and the fund is held by the Spartanburg County Foundation. […]

May 2015 | Posted in Bugle Section,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,People and Places,South Carolina | Read More »

Brosvik new COO for symphony

With more than two decades of experience in the orchestra field, who comes to Nashville, Tennessee from the Houston Symphony, where he served as general manager and chief operating officer for nearly 10 years, Steven Brosvik joins the Nashville Symphony staff this 2015 spring.      “Steve Brosvik has proven himself to be a capable and […]

March 2015 | Posted in Art-in-Performance Section,Art-to-Art Palette NewsWire/AAPNW,Northwest Passage Record/NWPR,Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,People and Places,Professional Court Section,Tennessee | Read More »

East and West creators to meet

  Featuring the works of 35 leading ceramics artists from Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar, “Earth and Fire: The 3rd Southeast Asian Ceramics Symposium” opens in the Vulcan Gallery at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, Virginia from Friday, September 12 and remains on view through October 19, 2014. Editor’s […]

September 2014 | Posted in At the Centers dept,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,People and Places,Potter's Shed Section,Virginia | Read More »

Virginia ‘Steward’ in exhibit

  Studio Artist at the Workhouse Arts Center, Lynn Goldstein was chosen as one of 15 artists in the United States to participate in an art exhibition designed to bridge the divide between East and West. Her titled piece,, “The Steward” was completed for this humanitarian and multi-national exhibition, “Amen-A Prayer for the World,” currently […]

September 2014 | Posted in New York,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,People and Places,Washington D.C. | Read More »







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