Hello visitors to our blog! Welcome!June 23, 2020
For our first post, I thought I would say hello and introduce you to all we have to offer here. We are so excited to share with you our School of Art, Galleries, Lecture Series and many resources in our Enrichment section. Check them out!
I also wanted to take the time to share with you some articles that may be of interest during this time of unrest in our country, COVID-19 pandemic and through it all, optimism from artistic communities. We are excited to share many resources with you which will be updated often and reading material/voices by others that may be inspiring and informative. Here are some relevant, current reads of interest to share with you today. Happy reading!
“Emerging artists pledge to buy each other’s work amid the coronavirus economic slowdown,” by Anne Quito for Quartz
“These artists have found creative ways to offer hope amid the COVID-19 crisis,” by Barbara Stcherbatcheff for World Economic Forum
“Meet the artists behind the powerful Black Lives Matter artwork being shared across social media,” by Monica Humphries for Insider
“Artists helped lift America out of the Great Depression. Could that happen again?,” by Alissa Wilkinson
“Feeling Artsy? Here’s How Making Art Helps Your Brain,” by Malaka Gharib for NPR
“An Essential Reading List for Black Liberation, Brought to You by the Schomburg Center,” by Valentina Di Liscia for Hyperallergic
“How Artists Build a Spirit of a Town,” by Deborah Fallows for the Atlantic
“6 Activist Poets Who Inspire Contemplation, Connection, and Change,” by Sheena Daree Miller for Idealist.org
Have you ever seen our Mentor Hasan Elahi’s Ted Talk? Take 10 minutes out of your day and see this! “FBI, Here I am!” It is amazing, fascinating and gives real insights into the mind and art of Hasan Elahi.
If you have any articles you’d like to share, feel free to post here!
–Sharon Louden, Artistic Director of the Chautauqua Visual Arts