- published: 03 Jun 2013
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Michelle Pentz is one of those women you can't exactly define. With a strong out-going personality and 'art' flowing in her veins. This artist creates her own path, whether on a college campus or while welding a rusty pile of metal. She has taken her life's experiences, coupled them a positive outlook, and by 'welding' with a plasma cutter, she is creating artwork for the community and satisfying her creative urge at the same time. She is a woman on the cutting edge....of art and life.
As we go on with our busy lives, we cant appreciate the beauty around us. Having an artistic mind can help us see more than meets the eye. After receiving a PhD for Art and Technology Research from the University of Tokyo, she became a lecturer at Musashino Art University as well as a researcher at the Media Integration & Communication Labs in the Advanced Technology Research Labs (ATR). She was also a fellow at the Centre for Advanced Visual Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 2002 to 2004. Currently, she is a professor at Kyoto University, and a visiting professor of the National University of Singapore. As an artist, Naoko Tosa believes in the artistic concept that "various cultures across the world are connected as one, since the ancient times of human hi...
In this art chat, Linda Riesenberg Fisler chats with Lori Putnam about committing to an artistic life. Lori discusses her changing artistic career and her commitment to the arts. Other topics discussed include the importance of mentors, self study, and how teaching has made Lori the artist she is today. Lori also discusses tips for painting plein air and her love of plein air painting.
The artist channeled arrogance and humility to achieve his goals. Question: How do you find the courage to struggle?Scully: Well, if you have any option. If there's a doubt, if you have other options, you know let say to be normal. I would say that you definitely should those options. So, you're only really become an artist when you are driven into it or as Yate says, when you are hurt into art and all artists in some way are wounded I think. If you are compelled to be an artist, you will be an artist and I supposed I did it by having incredible amount of self-belief which comes from tremendous amount of arrogance and... but an arrogance is inform by a certain humility. And you've got a sense your own irrelevance because we are all replaceable and if you understand that you're fre...
Tracy Lee Stum demonstrates her mind-blowing artistic abilities with examples of her gorgeous paintings and a thought-provoking message. Tracy Lee Stum is an internationally recognized American chalk artist and street painter who specializes in spectacular, interactive 3d chalk art street paintings. A visionary and master in the chalk art world, Tracy's mind-blowing 3D images continue to 'wow', inspire and amaze viewers around the globe! In conjunction with supporting arts non-profits, Tracy's services also provide hands on workshops and demonstrations in an effort to promote street painting awareness and education globally. Tracy began street painting in 1998 and is considered by Madonnari peers, festival directors and viewers among the finest street painters today. Tracy has participat...
Kay Gabriel, a Princeton University doctoral student in classics, is focusing her research on tragedy and reception, as well as sexual violence in ancient Greek and Roman literature. Her love of poetry, baking and running complement and provide a release from her rigorous academic work. (Video by Danielle Alio, Office of Communications)
A profile of painter Clem Curtis
http://thekaiprogram.com Typically, when we think about integrating our faith and art, we focus on message. But the artistic life is bigger than the art piece. It includes who we are and how we do accomplish things pertaining to our art. How do we live for God in those areas?