More Shows

I am one of those convinced that Jacksonville is moving more toward a arts rich city. Last week we went to two more show openings, making four in eight days and there were a number of others we didn’t make. I know that in many cities this pace would be considered absolutely glacial, but

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Two Views of Sculpture

Thursday evening was the opening reception for the Northeast Florida Sculptors show at the University of North Florida. I was very pleased to have two of my pieces, “Monopus” and “Pierced” in the show.

This show had a lot of interest from local sculptors with 85 pieces submitted by 35 artists. It

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Miles Apart – Inspiration

I am on the constant lookout for inspiration. Especially now that I have been asked to be in a show next year for which I need to create fifteen new pieces, all with a simple shape and in black. I like doing simple forms and have created a number of black pieces, but to

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Arts in Education

This is not a usual TAG blog entry, but I think this is such an important subject, I just had to write about it.

This morning I sat in on the Jacksonville Leadership Breakfast where the State of the Arts – Why Arts Education Matters was the sole topic.

. The panel was composed

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An Evening with Tristin Lowe

Sunnie and I had a fun night tonight meeting Tristin Lowe, the newest artist to install his work in MOCA’s Project Atrium. Tonight was the Member’s Opening and we were really pleased with what we saw. Philadelphia based Tristin brought four pieces to create this installation. Three of the pieces have been shown before,

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Take a Seat

Today my wife and I headed down to MOCA, Jacksonville’s Museum of Contemporary Art, to catch the new exhibit “The Art of Seating”.  I have been waiting a while for this exhibit to open since woodturning is often critical to chair making. Because of the wear and tear, chairs

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