Asia Hamilton owns and operates the Norwest Gallery in Grandmont-Rosedale area of Detroit. Her experience and energy show the challenges of showcasing artistic voices in underserved communities.
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Visual Art Initiatives in the St. Roch Neighborhood: The SRCC Artist Residency and Staple Goods
BY AARON COLLIER
@ VOL 10
ON SEP 20, 2013
Historically, New Orleans has been a city that nourishes and generates creativity amongst artists who stop in, stay for a period, or call it home. The artist residency at St. Roch Community Church, as well as the collective and gallery space entitled Staple Goods, both aim to further galvanize the St. Roch and St. Claude neighborhoods of New Orleans in keeping such tradition. Aaron Collier coordinated the inception of both of these enterprises with the sole intention of providing artists with opportunities in a neighborhood that has been, and continues to be, a gift to him and his family.
Not Just a Pretty Picture
BY MONICA MILLER
@ VOL 3
ON JUN 05, 2015
Monica Miller discusses the challenges of running a community art center that looks like a fancy gallery. Beyond the white gallery walls lies a place to make messes, develop relationships and explore your creativity, but not without some cost.
The Journey of a Contemporary Jewellery Gallery in Hong Kong
BY ANNA CHENG
@ VOL 24
ON AUG 04, 2015
Anna Cheng walked away from a career as an interior architect to open a contemporary fine jewellery gallery showcasing international artists and designers. She's also a certified diamond grader and is the 4th generation in a family of jewellers.
Bikes Tackling Environmental, Social & Economic Challenges
BY ANNE BEDOS
@ VOL 8
ON JUL 22, 2015
Anne Bedos is the founder and manager of Rothar. Rothar uses bikes to tackle environmental, social & economic challenges in Dublin. It creates local solutions to global issues through the promotion of sustainable urban transport with cycling. The creation of employment and training opportunities for marginalised individuals is central to the enterprise.
DeviantArt – online art gallery and community
BY MARCO GIORDANO
@ VOL 27
ON APR 12, 2016
Marco Giordano (b. 1988 in Turin, Italy) lives and works in Glasgow. In this presentation he speaks about deviantART, an online community for amateur artists. It is one of the biggest social networks at the moment, dealing with fine art in various categories like painting, drawing, photography and filmmaking.
Artists Were Made for People
BY BEN BAUGHAM
@ VOL 37
ON DEC 13, 2018
Boy Blue (Ben Baugham) is a new wave visual communicator, and a street performer hell-bent on bringing the artist (not just art), back into social relevance. He has spent the past few years creating art in public and bringing visual excellence to the most bizarre locations. From construction sites to the office place, Blue has been hired all over the east coast to talk with and engage with people as he creates his works; thus, allowing people of any class, race or creed to feel a genuine connection with artists.